All Reviews

Professor Layton and the Last Specter Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Captivating puzzle game makes doing brainteasers a blast.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
iCivics Website Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Engaging games give kids safe, smart civics lessons.
URL: http://www.icivics.org/
(2012)
Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Superb puzzler is a smart treat for kids and their parents.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
WordFlex Touch Dictionary App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Dynamic, highly visual resource makes exploring words fun.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
Mobile Observatory App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Impressive tool for stargazing, learning about astronomy.
Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
Google Art Project Website Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Vast collection of global art brings the museums to you.
URL: http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/project/art-project
(2013)
DragonBox Algebra 12+ App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Fantastic approach to learning algebra through gameplay.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2014)
Mozilla Thimble Website Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Fantastic online editor teaches kids to write the Web.
URL: https://thimble.mozilla.org/
(2015)
Professor Layton and the Curious Village Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Solve brainteasers to get clues to crack mystery.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2008)
The Learning Network Website Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
NYTimes blog gives young people fluff-free news, discussion.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/learning
(2011)
Fairy Godmother Tycoon Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Wacky fairytale biz sim lets kids conjure riches.
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
Whyville Website Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Social site with good edu value needs supervision.
URL: http://www.whyville.com/
(2007)
Google Earth App Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Must-see geographic exploration tool; watch for iffy videos.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
Khan Academy Website Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Great academic videos with math practice for skills mastery.
URL: http://www.khanacademy.org
(2013)
HowStuffWorks App Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Popular, trusted resource covers mature topics responsibly.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2011)
SAT Vocab - MindSnacks App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
9 fun ways to practice; purchase needed to unlock full app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Pixton Website Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Create impressive comics with simple click-and-drag tools.
URL: http://www.pixton.com
(2012)
Animoto Website Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Creative, easy-to-use tool for making and sharing videos.
URL: http://animoto.com/
(2012)
Your Commonwealth Website Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
A global community of civic-minded young people.
URL: http://www.yourcommonwealth.org
(2012)
Stellarium Mobile Sky Map App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Mobile planetarium brings night sky up close, beautifully.
Devices: Android
(2013)

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