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Code.org Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Clear instruction can turn kids into coding superstars.
URL: https://code.org
(2019)
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AllSides Website Poster Image
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age 13+
In-depth info can help readers evaluate media coverage.
URL: https://www.allsides.com/unbiased-balanced-news
(2019)
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Careergirls.org Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Stellar starting point of vocational information for girls.
URL: https://www.careergirls.org
(2019)
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Warrior Cats Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Sparse site content may leave book fans meowing for more.
URL: https://warriorcats.com
(2019)
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NewsCurrents Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Great tool for news knowledge that's best for classroom use.
URL: https://www.knowledgeunlimited.com/newscurrents.html
(2018)
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NewsForKids.net Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Concise news source keeps kids informed on current events.
URL: https://newsforkids.net
(2018)
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CryptoKitties Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Leave the virtual cat breeding, buying to adults.
URL: https://www.cryptokitties.co
(2017)
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Movies Anywhere Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Handy service, but parental controls easy to bypass.
URL: https://moviesanywhere.com/welcome
(2017)
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Calling Bull Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Nice but limited attempt to teach how to debunk data misuse.
URL: http://callingbull.org
(2017)
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Xyza: News for Kids Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Well-written, kid-friendly news requires paid subscription.
URL: https://www.xyzanews.com
(2017)
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Être Website Poster Image
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age 8+
More interactivity, updates would boost the positivity site.
URL: http://www.etregirls.com
(2017)
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The Borowitz Report Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Satirical blog's political coverage may confuse some kids.
URL: http://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report
(2017)
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The Onion Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Mock news articles meant for a mature audience.
URL: http://www.theonion.com
(2017)
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Free Spirit Media Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Positive videos could benefit from more regular releases.
URL: https://www.freespiritmedia.org/index.php
(2017)
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OpenSecrets.org Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Visuals, snappy text explain political spending details.
URL: https://www.opensecrets.org
(2017)
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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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Kiddle Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Kid-friendly search with suitable results, some exceptions.
URL: http://www.kiddle.co/
(2016)
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The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Website Poster Image
age 13+
Stellar history resource offers great primary source access.
URL: https://www.gilderlehrman.org/
(2015)
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Q-files Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Encyclopedia entries give brief but useful info on topics.
URL: https://www.q-files.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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