Website Reviews

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Mic
age 17+
 
Teen-centric news coverage includes a few iffy topics
URL: http://mic.com
(2015)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Mostly safe kid-focused search engine packs many ads, flaws.
URL: http://www.kidzsearch.com
(2015)
csm_website
age 17+
 
LEARNING
Mature news site includes fluff, swears, adult content.
URL: http://www.buzzfeed.com
(2015)
csm_website
age 17+
 
LEARNING
New video site doesn't restrict profanity, drugs in clips.
URL: https://www.vessel.com
(2015)
csm_website
age 17+
 
LEARNING
Kids have little to gain from news site's salacious posts.
URL: http://uproxx.com/
(2015)
csm_website
age 17+
 
Internet, with pros and cons, filtered by your interests.
URL: http://www.stumbleupon.com
(2015)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Flashy, but young gamers will need persistence to get tips.
URL: http://play.nintendo.com/
(2015)
csm_website
age 17+
 
LEARNING
Anonymous Q&A's can veer into too-mature territory for kids.
URL: http://new.spring.me/
(2014)
csm_website
age 17+
 
LEARNING
Frank, helpful sexual-health resource covers all the basics.
URL: http://www.itsyoursexlife.com/
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Gives kids tools to read, write, and comprehend any text.
URL: http://www.freedomscientific.com/LSG/products/wynn.asp
(2014)
csm_website
age 10+
 
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Budding designers explore creative fields, get inspired.
URL: http://www.kidsthinkdesign.org/index.html
(2014)
age 10+
 
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Dated, overcomplicated games distract from learning.
URL: http://www.english-online.org.uk/games/gamezone2.htm
(2013)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Bite-size but meaty collection of entertaining math games.
URL: http://www.mathsnacks.com/
(2013)
csm_website
age 10+
 
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A bevy of science projects tailored to your kid's interests.
URL: http://www.sciencebuddies.org/
(2013)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Explore math careers through fun real-world simulations.
URL: http://www.mathapprentice.com/
(2013)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Safe, kid-centric news site could use lots more content.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/kidspost
(2013)
csm_website
age 10+
 
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Social network for kids, by kids, is safe but flawed.
URL: http://www.gromsocial.com
(2013)
csm_website
age 10+
 
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Best of the Web's educational content all in one spot.
URL: http://www.powermylearning.org
(2013)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Video-calling site keeps people connected, most of the time.
URL: http://www.skype.com
(2013)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Graphic novel design tool has some serious limitations.
URL: http://www.comicmaster.org.uk
(2013)

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