Website Reviews

csm_website
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Reading site has quizzes, games, plugs to buy book series.
URL: http://www.magictreehouse.com
(2015)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Mostly safe kid-focused search engine packs many ads, flaws.
URL: http://www.kidzsearch.com
(2015)
csm_website
age 17+
 
LEARNING
New video site doesn't restrict profanity, drugs in clips.
URL: https://www.vessel.com
(2015)
csm_website
age 2+
 
LEARNING
Stellar reading site from Reading Rainbow.
URL: https://www.readingrainbow.com/user/sign-in
(2015)
csm_website
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Kids embark on a pricey but fun summer learning adventure.
URL: http://app.brainchase.com
(2015)
csm_website
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Audio way for readers to enjoy stories; not all for kids.
URL: http://callmeishmael.com/
(2015)
csm_website
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Positive stories are kid-friendly; comments limit the fun.
URL: http://aplus.com/
(2015)
csm_website
Ele
age 2+
 
LEARNING
Organized, info-packed resource a gift for pre-K parents.
URL: http://ele.fredrogerscenter.org/
(2014)
csm_website
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Watch, create, share on solid video-based social network.
URL: http://www.viddiverse.com/
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Explore nature with cute alien Plum on info-packed PBS site.
URL: http://pbskids.org/plumlanding/
(2014)
csm_website
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Safe videos kids should like; controls parents should love.
URL: https://www.kidoodle.tv
(2014)
csm_website
age 2+
 
LEARNING
Upbeat Nick Jr. time-telling site may require grown-up help.
URL: http://www.ticketytoc.com
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Dated, overcomplicated games distract from learning.
URL: http://www.english-online.org.uk/games/gamezone2.htm
(2013)
csm_website
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Lady Gaga's social network mixes inspiring and iffy content.
URL: http://www.littlemonsters.com
(2013)
csm_website
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Poetry exploration site is a bit limited but a nice start.
URL: http://www.shelsilverstein.com/indexsite.html
(2013)
csm_website
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Cloud-based video-creation site makes collaborating easy.
URL: http://www.wevideo.com
(2013)
csm_website
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Vast collection of global art brings the museums to you.
URL: http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/project/art-project
(2013)
csm_website
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Create beautiful books to share online and in print.
URL: http://www.storybird.com
(2012)
csm_website
age 5+
 
LEARNING
YouTube-like site for kids is good for play and discovery.
URL: http://Zui.com
(2012)
csm_website
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Semi-social site helps users collect images for inspiration.
URL: http://pinterest.com/
(2012)