Website Reviews

Read to Know Family Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Concise, kid-friendly news coverage -- but it isn't free.
URL: https://www.knowledgeunlimited.com/readtoknow_family.html
(2018)
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CryptoKitties Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Leave the virtual cat breeding, buying to adults.
URL: https://www.cryptokitties.co
(2017)
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Movies Anywhere Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Storage for movies best for adults who can buy them.
URL: https://moviesanywhere.com/welcome
(2017)
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Calling Bull Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Nice but limited attempt to teach how to debunk data misuse.
URL: http://callingbull.org
(2017)
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The Borowitz Report Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Satirical blog's political coverage may confuse some kids.
URL: http://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report
(2017)
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Born This Way Foundation Website Poster Image
age 10+
Informative, action-driven, positive site light on content.
URL: http://bornthiswayfoundation.org
(2017)
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Channel Kindness Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Young writers' posts convey compassionate messages.
URL: https://www.channelkindness.org
(2017)
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The Onion Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Mock news articles meant for a mature audience.
URL: http://www.theonion.com
(2017)
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Free Spirit Media Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Positive videos could benefit from more regular releases.
URL: https://www.freespiritmedia.org/index.php
(2017)
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Poynter Website Poster Image
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age 13+
News-analysis site focuses on accuracy, truth in stories.
URL: http://www.poynter.org
(2017)
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IXL Website Poster Image
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IXL
age 10+
Hundreds of learning activities build skills and confidence.
URL: http://www.ixl.com/
(2016)
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BeeLine Reader Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Simple color gradient may increase reading efficiency.
URL: http://beelinereader.com
(2015)
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Kids in the House Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Detailed, age-appropriate intro to the House, its history.
URL: https://kids.clerk.house.gov
(2015)
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The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Website Poster Image
age 13+
Stellar history resource offers great primary source access.
URL: https://www.gilderlehrman.org/
(2015)
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CoBELS Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Science, math games emphasize subject learning, concepts.
URL: http://www.cobels.in/
(2015)
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Hemingway Editor Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Editing tool finds common errors, lacks any explanations.
URL: http://www.hemingwayapp.com/
(2015)
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The Tavern Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Online forum for historical debate barely scratches surface.
URL: http://whatsnew.history.org/topics/tavern/
(2015)
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Teachinghistory.org Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Teacher-designed history site may help parents educate kids.
URL: http://www.teachinghistory.org/
(2015)
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KidzSearch.com Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Mostly safe kid-focused search engine packs many ads, flaws.
URL: http://www.kidzsearch.com
(2015)
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PolitiFact Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Find out who's telling the truth in politics.
URL: http://www.politifact.com/
(2015)
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