Website Reviews

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age 10+
 
LEARNING
No-frills site for algebra practice.
URL: http://chilimath.com/index.html
(2012)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Site sparks business know-how but needs more work.
URL: http://www.zibkids.com
(2012)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Safe social networking for kids under 13.
URL: http://www.jabbersmack.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
Trustworthy tween news site has cool classroom component.
URL: http://www.tweentribune.com
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Vast library of links a boon for kids doing online research.
URL: http://www.bjpinchbeck.com/
(2011)
csm_website
age 10+
 
Staffed by information pros, e-library is a solid resource.
URL: http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace
(2011)
csm_website
age 10+
 
Too many links, ads detract from online dictionary's value.
URL: http://www.m-w.com
(2011)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Captivating site on everyday (and advanced) science topics.
URL: http://www.exploratorium.edu/
(2011)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Dig into the fun history, but ignore strange ads.
URL: http://www.historyforkids.org
(2011)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Beware unmonitored chat in Nat Geo virtual world.
URL: http://www.animaljam.com
(2010)
csm_website
age 10+
 
Horse lovers' web wonderland requires paid membership.
URL: http://www.itsmypony.com/
(2010)
age 10+
 
Community, news, and fun for tween readers, with ads.
URL: http://www.scholastic.com/kids/stacks/index.asp
(2010)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Girls can find great role models on smart science site.
URL: http://www.iwaswondering.org
(2010)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Closed social network for girls is strong on privacy.
URL: http://sweetyhigh.com
(2010)
csm_website
age 10+
 
Fun brain teasers and games, but lots of ads and iffy links.
URL: http://www.mindbluff.com/
(2010)
csm_website
age 10+
 
Outer space virtual world lacking in content and safeguards.
URL: http://www.spaceface.com/
(2010)

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