Website Reviews

CodeHS Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Cool, accessible coding lessons come with a hefty price tag.
URL: http://www.codehs.com/
(2013)
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TypingClub Website Poster Image
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age 7+
Engaging lessons and games help kids learn to type.
URL: http://www.typingclub.com
(2013)
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StoryJumper Website Poster Image
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age 7+
Sweet site lets kids write and illustrate original stories.
URL: http://www.storyjumper.com/
(2013)
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Reddit Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Share, rank, and discuss news -- and adult topics.
URL: http://www.reddit.com
(2012)
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Zui.com Website Poster Image
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age 5+
YouTube-like site for kids is good for play and discovery.
URL: http://www.Zui.com
(2012)
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Codecademy Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Smart site gives teens hands-on experience with coding.
URL: http://www.codecademy.com
(2012)
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YouTube Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Vast video site entertains, educates; iffy stuff abounds.
URL: http://www.youtube.com/
(2011)
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BrainPOP Jr. Website Poster Image
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age 5+
Animated educational content for kids to explore, for a fee.
URL: https://jr.brainpop.com/
(2011)
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Spotify Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Easy way to stream vast music collection; no content filter.
URL: http://www.spotify.com/us/hello-america/
(2011)
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Blogger Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Publishing thoughts can be easy -- but use safety features.
URL: https://www.blogger.com
(2011)
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Kidz Bop Website Poster Image
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age 9+
Video site has social networking, lots of ads.
URL: http://www.kidzbop.com
(2011)
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Sweety High Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Closed social network for girls is strong on privacy.
URL: http://sweetyhigh.com
(2010)
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Scratch Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Graphical application gives kids a taste of programming.
URL: http://scratch.mit.edu/
(2009)
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Google Scholar Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Google scores with scholarly search engine.
URL: http://scholar.google.com
(2009)
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GoAnimate Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Fun, do-it-yourself cartoons for budding teen animators.
URL: http://goanimate.com/
(2009)
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New Moon Girls Online Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Dynamo site for girls has priorities right.
URL: http://www.newmoon.com/
(2008)
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Twitter Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Fun social tool, but use the privacy controls.
URL: http://www.twitter.com
(2008)
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PBS KIDS Website Poster Image
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age 7+
Loads of super-educational games and activities.
URL: http://pbskids.org/
(2007)
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