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Starfall Website Poster Image
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age 4+
Outstanding learn-to-read site sure to engage little ones.
URL: https://www.starfall.com/
(2011)
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PBS KIDS Website Poster Image
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age 7+
Loads of super-educational games and activities.
URL: https://pbskids.org/
(2007)
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Franktown Rocks Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Music and social networking combine in safe, cool hangout.
URL: http://www.franktownrocks.com/
(2012)
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Cyberchase Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Site based on PBS show is online learning at its best.
URL: http://pbskids.org/cyberchase
(2011)
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Storybird Website Poster Image
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age 6+
Fun, free way to be creative; writing help may cost more.
URL: https://storybird.com
(2012)
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FactMonster Website Poster Image
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age 9+
Tons of fun info on topics from math to history to sports.
URL: http://www.factmonster.com
(2012)
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Poptropica Website Poster Image
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age 6+
Island-hopping journey is hours of fun, but full of ads.
URL: http://www.poptropica.com
(2008)
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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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Google Scholar Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Google scores with scholarly search engine.
URL: https://scholar.google.com
(2009)
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BrainPOP Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Videos and activities are fun, accurate, and valuable.
URL: https://www.brainpop.com
(2012)
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Google Hangouts Website Poster Image
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age 14+
Chat, listen, and learn on Google's communication platform.
URL: https://hangouts.google.com/
(2013)
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Sprout Online Website Poster Image
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age 4+
Videos, activities for preschool fans of TV channel's shows.
URL: http://www.sproutonline.com/
(2007)
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Pottermore Website Poster Image
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age 10+
More info than interactivity, but Potterheads will love it.
URL: http://www.pottermore.com
(2012)
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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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Teen Ink Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Creative, supportive forum for teens to share their work.
URL: http://www.teenink.com
(2009)
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Twitter Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Limited characters, lots of info, lasting online legacy.
URL: http://www.twitter.com
(2019)
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OurWorld Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Virtual world with games and some smart parental controls.
URL: http://www.ourworld.com
(2011)
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PBSKids.org Website Poster Image
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age 4+
Simple and safe; a great first site for preschoolers.
URL: http://www.pbskids.org
(2007)
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Funbrain Website Poster Image
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age 7+
Fun games and a strong push to buy Poptropica membership.
URL: https://www.funbrain.com/
(2012)
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MoshiMonsters Website Poster Image
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age 9+
Virtual world with digital monsters heavy on transactions.
URL: http://www.moshimonsters.com
(2008)
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