Website Reviews

Hemingway Editor Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Editing tool finds common errors, lacks any explanations.
URL: http://www.hemingwayapp.com/
(2015)
KidzSearch.com Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Mostly safe kid-focused search engine packs many ads, flaws.
URL: http://www.kidzsearch.com
(2015)
WYNN (WYNN Wizard and WYNN Reader) Website Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Gives kids tools to read, write, and comprehend any text.
URL: http://www.freedomscientific.com/LSG/products/wynn.asp
(2014)
English Online GameZone Website Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Dated, overcomplicated games distract from learning.
URL: http://www.english-online.org.uk/games/gamezone2.htm
(2013)
Math Snacks Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Bite-size but meaty collection of entertaining math games.
URL: http://www.mathsnacks.com/
(2013)
KidsPost Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Safe, kid-centric news site could use lots more content.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/kidspost
(2013)
Grom Social Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Social network for kids, by kids, is safe but flawed.
URL: http://www.gromsocial.com
(2013)
PowerMyLearning Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Best of the Web's educational content all in one spot.
URL: http://www.powermylearning.org
(2013)
Skype Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Video-calling site keeps people connected, most of the time.
URL: http://www.skype.com
(2013)
Comic Master Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Graphic novel design tool has some serious limitations.
URL: http://www.comicmaster.org.uk
(2013)
Storyboard That Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Simple tool lets kids map out stories with words and images.
URL: http://www.storyboardthat.com/
(2013)
DuckDuckGo Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Browser emphasizes safe searches, doesn't filter content.
URL: https://www.duckduckgo.com
(2013)
CK-12 Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Quality, well-organized math and science lessons.
URL: http://www.ck12.org
(2013)
Creaza Cartoonist Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Create kooky comic-style stories with pretty intuitive tool.
URL: http://www.creazaeducation.com/this-is-creaza/Cartoonist
(2013)
Digital Public Library of America Website Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Vast online library is a wealth of searchable info.
URL: http://dp.la/
(2013)
findingDulcinea Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Collection of credible info is a great research tool.
URL: http://www.findingdulcinea.com
(2013)
Animate It! Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Downloadable stop-motion movie creator has a one-time fee.
URL: http://www.animate-it.com
(2013)
Grammar Bytes! Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Grammar study site could use more pizzazz.
URL: http://www.chompchomp.com/menu.htm
(2013)
GCFLearnFree.org Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 10+
LEARNING
Educational site is packed with practical lessons and info.
URL: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/
(2013)
Shaun the Sheep Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Fun fan site skews older than Shaun's TV series.
URL: http://www.shaunthesheep.com/
(2013)

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