Website Reviews

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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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Know Your Meme Website Poster Image
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age 16+
Internet pop culture encyclopedia has lots of iffy content.
URL: http://www.knowyourmeme.com
(2015)
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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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Quizlet Website Poster Image
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age 11+
Millions of user-created flash card sets; some can be iffy.
URL: http://www.quizlet.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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BrainPOP Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Videos and activities are fun, accurate, and valuable.
URL: http://www.brainpop.com
(2012)
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iCivics Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Engaging games give kids safe, smart civics lessons.
URL: http://www.icivics.org/
(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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Funbrain Website Poster Image
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age 7+
Fun games and a strong push to buy Poptropica membership.
URL: http://www.funbrain.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://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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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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Google+ Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Social network adds a few good privacy tweaks for teens.
URL: http://plus.google.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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age 10+
Creative fashionista outlet may offer too much contact.
URL: http://www.girlsense.com/
(2011)
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Math Playground Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Jam-packed with many types of problems disguised as games.
URL: http://www.mathplayground.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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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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Starfall.com Website Poster Image
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age 4+
Outstanding learn-to-read site sure to engage little ones.
URL: http://www.starfall.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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