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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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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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Bystander Revolution Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Anti-bullying site is noble, limited by YouTube reliance.
URL: http://www.bystanderrevolution.org/
(2015)
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Upworthy Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Light take on social issues may be too mature for some kids.
URL: https://www.upworthy.com/
(2015)
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KidsPost Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Safe, kid-centric news site could use lots more content.
URL: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/kidspost
(2013)
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KQED Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Media-rich site starts conversations on news and culture.
URL: http://www.kqed.org
(2013)
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Forvo Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Millions of words pronounced on basic, crowd-sourced site.
URL: http://www.forvo.com
(2013)
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Digital Public Library of America Website Poster Image
age 10+
Vast online library is a wealth of searchable info.
URL: https://dp.la/
(2013)
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Power Poetry Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Online community empowers teen poets; use privacy settings.
URL: http://www.powerpoetry.org
(2013)
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Historypin Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Cool history project empowers teens to connect and share.
URL: https://www.historypin.org/en/
(2013)
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findingDulcinea Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Collection of credible info is a great research tool.
URL: http://www.findingdulcinea.com
(2013)
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Budget Hero Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Game challenges players to balance federal budget.
URL: http://www.publicinsightnetwork.org/budgethero/
(2012)
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Scenarios USA Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Short films made by teens, for teens tackle social issues.
URL: http://www.scenariosusa.org
(2012)
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I Wanna Know Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Frank sexual health site from a trustworthy organization.
URL: http://www.iwannaknow.org/
(2012)
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Smithsonian: TweenTribune Website Poster Image
age 10+
Trustworthy tween news site has cool classroom component.
URL: https://www.tweentribune.com
(2012)
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BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper Website Poster Image
age 10+
Vast library of links a boon for kids doing online research.
URL: http://www.bjpinchbeck.com/
(2011)
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