Website Reviews

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Website Poster Image
age 13+
Stellar history resource offers great primary source access.
URL: https://www.gilderlehrman.org/
(2015)
Center for Civic Education Website Poster Image
age 12+
Good political-awareness resources limited by dated content.
URL: http://www.civiced.org/home
(2015)
MathTV.com Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Kid-friendly videos support learning, lack interactivity.
URL: http://www.mathtv.com/#
(2015)
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)
MyGames4Girls Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Site offers more fluff than feminism.
URL: http://www.mygames4girls.com/
(2015)
euronews Website Poster Image
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age 12+
News site gives European view on events.
URL: http://www.euronews.com
(2015)
PolitiFact Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Find out who's telling the truth in politics.
URL: http://www.politifact.com/
(2015)
Sparticl Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Great science resource, but advanced content can stump kids.
URL: http://www.sparticl.org/
(2015)
Twine Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Interactive story-creation tool is fun but complicated
URL: https://twinery.org/
(2015)
Mozilla Thimble Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Fantastic online editor teaches kids to write the Web.
URL: https://thimble.mozilla.org/
(2015)
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)
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)
ellentube Website Poster Image
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age 13+
TV-show video portal serves goods, giveaways, lots of ads.
URL: http://ellentube.com/
(2015)
Aplus Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Positive stories are kid-friendly; comments limit the fun.
URL: http://aplus.com/
(2015)
SciStarter Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Citizen-science database has clunky search, info concerns.
URL: http://scistarter.com
(2015)
Ello Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Simple, ad-free social network nice alternative to Facebook.
URL: https://ello.co/beta-public-profiles
(2014)
YouthSpark Hub Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Microsoft's youth programs offer vast tech opportunities.
URL: https://www.microsoft.com/about/corporatecitizenship/en-us/youthspark/youthsparkhub/
(2014)
Hoopla Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Access tons of digital media online with your library card.
URL: https://www.hoopladigital.com/home
(2014)
Fitsmi Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen girls can learn healthy habits with cool, free tool.
URL: http://www.fitsmi.com/
(2014)
SuperBetter Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Develop, strengthen positive habits with motivating game.
URL: https://www.superbetter.com/
(2014)

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