Website Reviews

Activity Village Website Poster Image
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age 2+
LEARNING
Free learning-activity site only missing contextual info.
URL: http://www.activityvillage.co.uk
(2015)
Room for Debate Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 16+
LEARNING
Variety of experts debate topics, but depth, info limited.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate
(2015)
The Particle Adventure Website Poster Image
age 16+
LEARNING
Science site explains complex ideas, needs more engagement.
URL: http://particleadventure.org
(2015)
SCOTUSblog Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 16+
LEARNING
Comprehensive unbiased coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court.
URL: http://www.scotusblog.com/
(2015)
Skybrary Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 2+
LEARNING
Stellar reading site from Reading Rainbow.
URL: https://www.readingrainbow.com/user/sign-in
(2015)
bandcamp Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 16+
LEARNING
Musicians' portal draws true fans, isn't pushy for money.
URL: http://bandcamp.com/
(2015)
Nick Jr. Beyond the Backpack Website Poster Image
age 2+
LEARNING
Personalized help preps kids for preschool success.
URL: http://beyondthebackpack.nickjr.com/
(2015)
Know Your Meme Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 16+
Internet pop culture encyclopedia has lots of iffy content.
URL: http://www.knowyourmeme.com
(2015)
Vimeo Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 16+
LEARNING
Video privacy, sharing a plus; iffy content, bugs aren't.
URL: https://vimeo.com/
(2015)
Imgur Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 16+
LEARNING
Often funny, often explicit meme site best for mature teens.
URL: http://imgur.com
(2014)
Ele Website Poster Image
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Ele
age 2+
LEARNING
Organized, info-packed resource a gift for pre-K parents.
URL: http://ele.fredrogerscenter.org/
(2014)
Wattpad Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 16+
LEARNING
Teen writers hone craft, get feedback; watch privacy.
URL: http://www.wattpad.com/
(2014)
MovieStarPlanet Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 16+
Serious privacy, content issues with celebrity fantasy site.
URL: http://www.moviestarplanet.com/
(2014)
Sesame Go Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 2+
LEARNING
Stream Sesame Street and more on your device – for a price.
URL: http://www.sesamego.com
(2014)
Tickety Toc Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 2+
LEARNING
Upbeat Nick Jr. time-telling site may require grown-up help.
URL: http://www.ticketytoc.com
(2014)
FlipSnack Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 16+
LEARNING
Potentially pricey online book-design tool neat but limited.
URL: http://www.flipsnack.com
(2013)
The Noun Project Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 16+
LEARNING
Visual language shows there are many ways to communicate.
URL: http://www.thenounproject.com
(2013)
Mashable Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 16+
LEARNING
Slightly sensationalistic news, social networking.
URL: http://mashable.com/
(2012)
DoSomething.org Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 16+
LEARNING
Not-for-profit site encourages and supports youth action.
URL: http://dosomething.org
(2012)
Babelgum Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 16+
Diverse collection of videos ranges from tame to iffy.
URL: http://www.babelgum.com/
(2011)

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