Website Reviews

National Geographic Education Website Poster Image
age 8+
Rich resource preps kids to be conscientious citizens.
URL: http://www.natgeoed.org
(2013)
Horrible Histories Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Edgy, goofy history site pushes product over past.
URL: http://horrible-histories.co.uk
(2014)
Epic Rap Battles of History Website Poster Image
age 15+
Clips will make kids laugh; parents may not find them funny.
URL: http://www.epicrapbattlesofhistory.com
(2015)
Curious Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Video education site with many classes not always academic.
URL: https://curious.com/
(2015)
We the Economy Website Poster Image
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age 14+
Short films get kids thinking about the economy.
URL: https://wetheeconomy.com/
(2015)
Skybrary Website Poster Image
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age 2+
Stellar reading site from Reading Rainbow.
URL: https://www.readingrainbow.com/user/sign-in
(2015)
SCOTUSblog Website Poster Image
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age 16+
Comprehensive unbiased coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court.
URL: http://www.scotusblog.com/
(2015)
PolitiFact Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Find out who's telling the truth in politics.
URL: http://www.politifact.com/
(2015)
KidzSearch.com Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Mostly safe kid-focused search engine packs many ads, flaws.
URL: http://www.kidzsearch.com
(2015)
Teachinghistory.org Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Teacher-designed history site may help parents educate kids.
URL: http://www.teachinghistory.org/
(2015)
euronews Website Poster Image
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age 12+
News site gives European view on events.
URL: http://www.euronews.com
(2015)
Virtual Republic Website Poster Image
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age 14+
Current-event site designed to get kids into activism.
URL: http://ideaofamerica.org/
(2015)
Q-files Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Enormous kid-friendly encyclopedia also pushes ebook sales.
URL: https://www.q-files.com
(2015)
The Tavern Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Online forum for historical debate barely scratches surface.
URL: http://whatsnew.history.org/topics/tavern/
(2015)
Magic Tree House Website Poster Image
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age 6+
Reading site has quizzes, games, plugs to buy book series.
URL: http://www.magictreehouse.com
(2015)
CuriosityStream Website Poster Image
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age 5+
Educationally valuable videos come with a monthly premium.
URL: http://www.curiositystream.com
(2015)
Activity Village Website Poster Image
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age 2+
Free learning-activity site only missing contextual info.
URL: http://www.activityvillage.co.uk
(2015)
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)
Center for Civic Education Website Poster Image
age 12+
Good political-awareness resources limited by dated content.
URL: http://www.civiced.org/home
(2015)
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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