Website Reviews

csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Videos and activities are fun, accurate, and valuable.
URL: http://www.brainpop.com
(2012)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Facebook-lite gets a lot right, but watch out for games.
URL: http://www.gianthello.com/
(2012)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Game creator nurtures skills, but games can be violent.
URL: http://www.roblox.com
(2012)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Engaging virtual world brings Harry Potter to life.
URL: http://www.pottermore.com
(2012)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Music and social networking combine in safe, cool hangout.
URL: http://www.franktownrocks.com/
(2012)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Beware unmonitored chat in Nat Geo virtual world.
URL: http://www.animaljam.com
(2010)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Closed social network for girls is strong on privacy.
URL: http://sweetyhigh.com
(2010)
csm_website
age 10+
 
Silly photos spawn offbeat, welcoming community.
URL: http://icanhascheezburger.com/
(2009)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Dynamo site for girls has priorities right.
URL: http://www.newmoon.com/
(2008)
csm_website
age 10+
 
Far from the Dark Side, but some violence, ads.
URL: http://www.starwars.com
(2008)
csm_website
age 10+
 
Frivolous but fun tween mag's celeb gossip site.
URL: http://www.bopandtigerbeat.com/
(2007)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Solid tween advice site talks about everything.
URL: http://pbskids.org/itsmylife/
(2007)
csm_website
age 10+
 
Packed girls social/publish site overwhelmed by ads, videos.
URL: http://www.missoandfriends.com
(2007)