App Reviews

AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Photo-sharing app offers tweens good intro to social media.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Trendy virtual world with heavy push to buy, buy, buy.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Inspiration in an endless stream of ideas; some iffy stuff.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Chromebook, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Nook HD, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Solid, safety-minded social network for tweens and teens.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Beautiful graphics, music, story send anti-bullying message.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Slightly clumsy app puts FB front and center, all the time.
csm_app
Devices: Android
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Mobile version of tween social network; parents can monitor.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Teens using social networking app will need safety guidance.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Parental controls help lessen risks of Apple's location app.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Kids see, learn about the world by visiting others' homes.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2011)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Planting first seeds for kids about using money wisely.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Powerful social tool, but use privacy, location settings.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Location-sharing app useful for adults, risky for kids.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)