Website Reviews

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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JAM Website Poster Image
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JAM
age 7+
Fun hands-on projects boost learning outside of classrooms.
URL: https://jam.com
(2018)
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Calling Bull Website Poster Image
csm_website
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
csm_website
age 8+
Well-written, kid-friendly news requires paid subscription.
URL: http://www.xyzanews.com
(2017)
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Être Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 8+
Positivity site is noninteractive, infrequently updated.
URL: http://www.etregirls.com
(2017)
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ABCMouse.com Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 3+
Busy curriculum for preschoolers, billing issues for some.
URL: http://abcmouse.com
(2017)
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OpenSecrets.org Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 8+
Visuals, snappy text explain political spending details.
URL: https://www.opensecrets.org
(2017)
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Poynter Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 13+
News-analysis site focuses on accuracy, truth in stories.
URL: http://www.poynter.org
(2017)
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AMAZE Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 10+
Easy-to-understand videos answer kids' sex ed questions.
URL: http://amaze.org
(2016)
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IXL Website Poster Image
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IXL
age 10+
Hundreds of learning activities build skills and confidence.
URL: http://www.ixl.com/
(2016)
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e-learning for kids Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 6+
Free kid-friendly lessons have glitches, no learning paths.
URL: http://www.e-learningforkids.org
(2015)
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BeeLine Reader Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 10+
Simple color gradient may increase reading efficiency.
URL: http://beelinereader.com
(2015)
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Reading Friends Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 4+
Gradually leveled letter journey is repetitive but thorough.
URL: http://www.readingfriends.com/
(2015)
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MediaBreaker/Studios Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 14+
Video editor promotes media literacy, has no content filter.
URL: https://mbstudios.thelamp.org/
(2015)
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Speakaboos Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 4+
Large digital library with reading supports -- for a fee.
URL: http://www.speakaboos.com/
(2015)
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Street Law Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 15+
Excellent info, activities get kids into SCOTUS case work.
URL: http://www.streetlaw.org/en/home
(2015)
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My Job Chart Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 5+
Kids earn, learn smart money habits on chore-tracking site.
URL: http://myjobchart.com
(2015)
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National Constitution Center Website Poster Image
age 15+
Expert analysis brings law to life, but content uneven.
URL: http://constitutioncenter.org
(2015)
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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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Center for Civic Education Website Poster Image
age 12+
Good political-awareness resources limited by dated content.
URL: http://www.civiced.org/home
(2015)
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