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Poynter Website Poster Image
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age 13+
News-analysis site focuses on accuracy, truth in stories.
URL: http://www.poynter.org
(2017)
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e-learning for kids Website Poster Image
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age 6+
Free kid-friendly lessons have glitches, no learning paths.
URL: http://www.e-learningforkids.org
(2015)
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MediaBreaker/Studios Website Poster Image
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age 14+
Video editor promotes media literacy, has no content filter.
URL: https://mbstudios.thelamp.org/
(2015)
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MathTV.com Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Kid-friendly videos support learning, lack interactivity.
URL: http://www.mathtv.com/
(2015)
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ParentSquare Website Poster Image
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age 18+
Helpful communication tool for schools, parents, not kids.
URL: https://www.parentsquare.com/
(2015)
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The Tavern Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Online forum for historical debate barely scratches surface.
URL: http://whatsnew.history.org/topics/tavern/
(2015)
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Room for Debate Website Poster Image
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age 16+
Variety of experts debate topics, but depth, info limited.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate
(2015)
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Virtual Republic Website Poster Image
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age 14+
Current-event site designed to get kids into activism.
URL: http://ideaofamerica.org/
(2015)
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Uproxx Website Poster Image
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age 17+
Kids have little to gain from news site's salacious posts.
URL: http://uproxx.com/
(2015)
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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)
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Upworthy Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Light take on social issues may be too mature for some kids.
URL: https://www.upworthy.com/
(2015)
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CodeMonkey Website Poster Image
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age 9+
Solve puzzles, help the monkey, learn to program.
URL: https://www.codemonkey.com/
(2015)
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w3kids.com Website Poster Image
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age 7+
Fun lessons restricted by poor design, unintuitive controls.
URL: http://w3kids.com
(2015)
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Kids-n-Bids Website Poster Image
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age 7+
Educational concept relies on consumerism for motivation.
URL: https://www.kidsnbids.com
(2015)
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Ruff Ruffman: Humble Media Genius Website Poster Image
age 6+
Digital-media dog offers a super primer for young users.
URL: http://pbskids.org/fetch/ruff/
(2014)
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Tynker Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Coding concepts made fun with paid courses, free games.
URL: https://www.tynker.com
(2014)
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YouthSpark Hub Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Microsoft's youth programs offer vast tech opportunities.
URL: https://www.microsoft.com/about/corporatecitizenship/en-us/youthspark/youthsparkhub/
(2014)
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Youngzine Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Super news site supports learning, contribution, community.
URL: http://www.youngzine.org/
(2014)
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Capstone Kids Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Book publisher's kid site has quizzes, activities, and more.
URL: http://www.capstonekids.com/index.aspx
(2014)
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VoiceOver Website Poster Image
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age 7+
Apple's built-in text-to-speech tool makes Macs accessible.
URL: https://www.apple.com/accessibility/mac/vision/
(2014)
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