All Reviews

FitnessClass App Poster Image
csm_app
age 12+
LEARNING
Workout videos for iPad; most classes are in-app purchases.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
IntelliVocab for SAT App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Free practice tool is good but has incomplete word list.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
Fun Math Tricks App Poster Image
csm_app
age 12+
LEARNING
Learn mental math secrets that can boost performance.
Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
Battle Nations App Poster Image
csm_app
age 12+
LEARNING
In-app pushiness mars otherwise fun strategy game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
Gemini Rue Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 12+
LEARNING
Action game with retro graphics has captivating story.
Platforms: Windows
(2011)
Sorcery Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 12+
LEARNING
Fun fantasy for teens has memorable story and characters.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
Fieldrunners 2 App Poster Image
csm_app
age 12+
LEARNING
One of the best tower-defense games gets even better.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
QuickVoice Recorder App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Useful email recording tool has a few hitches.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
uVocab - Vocabulary Trainer App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Challenging practice app for SAT and ACT prep.
Devices: Android
(2013)
Mental Math Free App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Solid times tables practice and some tricks.
Devices: Android
(2013)
KidsRuby Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 12+
LEARNING
Download gives good background on coding, so-so instruction.
URL: http://kidsruby.com
(2013)
Learn the World - Map, Earth, Continents, Atlas Learning App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
From Brunei to Barbados, complex app is all over the map.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
Law Craft Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 12+
LEARNING
Legislative sim in the iCivics series lacks engagement.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
Vocab Rootology App Poster Image
csm_app
age 12+
LEARNING
No-frills app helps build vocabulary by focusing on roots.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
Mech Mice Tactics Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Fun fantasy strategy game for kids is combat-heavy.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
House of 1000 Doors: Serpent Flame Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Casual hidden-object adventure minimizes frustration.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Fun rhythm game with great music and a bit of mild violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
MotoGP 14 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 12+
LEARNING
Challenging motorcycle racer is realistic but lacks depth.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
SciStarter Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 12+
LEARNING
Citizen-science database has clunky search, info concerns.
URL: http://scistarter.com
(2015)
MyGames4Girls Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 12+
LEARNING
Site offers more fluff than feminism.
URL: http://www.mygames4girls.com/
(2015)

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