All Reviews

age 12+
 
LEARNING
Superb puzzler is a smart treat for kids and their parents.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Impressive tool for stargazing, learning about astronomy.
Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
csm_website
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Vast collection of global art brings the museums to you.
URL: http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/project/art-project
(2013)
csm_website
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Fantastic online editor teaches kids to write the Web.
URL: https://thimble.webmaker.org/
(2013)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
History adventure challenges kids to make difficult choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Fantastic approach to learning algebra through gameplay.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2014)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Captivating puzzle game makes doing brainteasers a blast.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
csm_website
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Engaging games give kids safe, smart civics lessons.
URL: http://www.icivics.org/
(2012)
csm_website
age 12+
 
LEARNING
NYTimes blog gives young people fluff-free news, discussion.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/learning
(2011)
csm_website
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Social site with good edu value needs supervision.
URL: http://www.whyville.com/
(2007)
csm_app
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Must-see geographic exploration tool; watch for iffy videos.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
csm_website
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Great academic videos with math practice for skills mastery.
URL: http://www.khanacademy.org
(2013)
csm_app
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Popular, trusted resource covers mature topics responsibly.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2011)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
9 fun ways to practice; purchase needed to unlock full app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Learn physics while designing your own roller coaster.
URL: https://s.ncta.com/CoasterCrafter/Default.aspx
(2012)
csm_website
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Create impressive comics with simple click-and-drag tools.
URL: http://www.pixton.com
(2012)
csm_website
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Creative, easy-to-use tool for making and sharing videos.
URL: http://animoto.com/
(2012)
csm_website
age 12+
 
LEARNING
A global community of civic-minded young people.
URL: http://www.yourcommonwealth.org
(2012)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Mobile planetarium brings night sky up close, beautifully.
Devices: Android
(2013)
csm_app
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Beautiful astronomy resource is rich with information.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)

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