Website Reviews

DC Super Hero Girls Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 7+
LEARNING
Site's characters have superpowers; its content doesn't.
URL: http://www.dcsuperherogirls.com/en-us
(2015)
TheSplat.com Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 7+
LEARNING
'90s Nick show site content is safe but lacks depth.
URL: http://www.thesplat.com
(2015)
Camp Google Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 7+
LEARNING
Weekly activities introduce kids to scientific concepts.
URL: https://camp.withgoogle.com
(2015)
HooplaKidz Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 7+
LEARNING
Parental guidance best solution for kid-focused video site.
URL: http://www.hooplakidz.com
(2015)
Bookopolis Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 7+
LEARNING
Kids use reading, writing skills to explore online library.
URL: https://bookopolis.com/#/
(2015)
w3kids.com Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 7+
LEARNING
Fun lessons restricted by poor design, unintuitive controls.
URL: http://w3kids.com
(2015)
Kids-n-Bids Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 7+
LEARNING
Educational concept relies on consumerism for motivation.
URL: https://www.kidsnbids.com
(2015)
EdgeAll Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 7+
LEARNING
Math videos, drills thorough, boring; rewards questionable.
URL: http://www.edgeall.com
(2015)
iPracticeMath Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 7+
LEARNING
Practice emphasized over perfection, but polish is lacking.
URL: http://www.ipracticemath.com/
(2015)
Lego Game Creator Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 7+
LEARNING
Fun, simple intro to game design with just enough options.
URL: http://www.cartoonnetwork.com/games/lego-game-creator
(2014)
Cwist Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 7+
LEARNING
Well-designed, goal-based motivation system rewards kids.
URL: https://www.cwist.com/
(2014)
VoiceOver Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 7+
LEARNING
Apple's built-in text-to-speech tool makes Macs accessible.
URL: http://www.apple.com/accessibility/osx/voiceover/
(2014)
Scan and Read Pro Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 7+
LEARNING
Solid text-to-speech tool supports struggling readers.
URL: http://www.readingmadeez.com/products/scanreadpro.html
(2014)
NBC Learn Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 7+
LEARNING
Curated news clips help clarify science, history, and tech.
URL: http://www.nbclearn.com/portal/site/learn
(2014)
bankaroo Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 7+
LEARNING
Money management made easy with cute budgeting tool.
URL: http://www.bankaroo.com
(2013)
ScootPad Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 7+
LEARNING
Adaptive, individualized math, reading, and spelling.
URL: http://www.scootpad.com/
(2013)
Just for Kids Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 7+
LEARNING
Easy-to-digest content; activities make you hungry for more.
URL: http://urbanext.illinois.edu/kids/index.cfm
(2013)
Thinking Blocks Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 7+
LEARNING
Alternative approach to math has good design but little fun.
URL: http://www.thinkingblocks.com
(2013)
ShelSilverstein.com Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 7+
LEARNING
Poetry exploration site is a bit limited but a nice start.
URL: http://www.shelsilverstein.com/indexsite.html
(2013)
XtraMath Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 7+
LEARNING
Free but bland way for kids to master math basics.
URL: http://www.xtramath.org/
(2013)

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