All Reviews

Professor Layton and the Last Specter Game Poster Image
age 12+
Captivating puzzle game makes doing brainteasers a blast.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
iCivics Website Poster Image
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age 12+
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+
Superb puzzler is a smart treat for kids and their parents.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Google Art Project Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Vast collection of global art brings the museums to you.
URL: http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/project/art-project
(2013)
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)
DragonBox Algebra 12+ App Poster Image
age 12+
Fantastic approach to learning algebra through gameplay.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2014)
Mobile Observatory App Poster Image
age 12+
Impressive tool for stargazing, learning about astronomy.
Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
WordFlex Touch Dictionary App Poster Image
age 12+
Dynamic, highly visual resource makes exploring words fun.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
Professor Layton and the Curious Village Game Poster Image
age 12+
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+
NYTimes blog gives young people fluff-free news, discussion.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/learning
(2011)
Fairy Godmother Tycoon Game Poster Image
age 12+
Wacky fairytale biz sim lets kids conjure riches.
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
Whyville Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Social site with good edu value needs supervision.
URL: http://www.whyville.com/
(2007)
Khan Academy Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Great academic videos with math practice for skills mastery.
URL: http://www.khanacademy.org
(2013)
Pixton Website Poster Image
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age 12+
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+
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+
A global community of civic-minded young people.
URL: http://www.yourcommonwealth.org
(2012)
Quandary Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Decision-making sim shows that choices have shades of gray.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
Museum Box Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Curate collections, history with nifty archive tool.
URL: http://museumbox.e2bn.org/
(2013)
Mozilla Popcorn Maker Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Robust online video editor teaches responsible remix.
URL: https://popcorn.webmaker.org/
(2013)
Stop Disasters! Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Natural disasters become less scary in sim games.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2007)

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