Website Reviews

csm_website
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Social site is wide open for cyberbullying.
URL: http://www.spillit.me
(2013)
csm_website
age 14+
 
LEARNING
PBS site gives kids reasons to care about the news.
URL: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra
(2013)
csm_website
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Media-rich site starts conversations on news and culture.
URL: http://www.kqed.org/education
(2013)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Browser emphasizes safe searches, doesn't filter content.
URL: https://www.duckduckgo.com
(2013)
csm_website
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Comics creator doesn't require art skills, just imagination.
URL: http://www.bitstrips.com/
(2013)
csm_website
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Keep an eye on content in otherwise cool curation tool.
URL: http://www.scoop.it/
(2013)
csm_website
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Zoom in or out, see the whole world on this virtual globe.
URL: http://www.google.com/earth/
(2013)
csm_website
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Cool word maps add depth to language -- for a small price.
URL: http://www.visualthesaurus.com/
(2013)
csm_website
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Appetizing way to save and share links, but some iffy items.
URL: http://delicious.com
(2013)
csm_website
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Stellar place for young filmmakers to learn about the craft.
URL: http://generator.acmi.net.au/
(2013)
csm_website
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Wide-ranging hub for lessons in nearly every subject.
URL: http://www.studyladder.com/
(2013)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Quality, well-organized math and science lessons.
URL: http://www.ck12.org
(2013)
csm_website
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Fresh voices tackle big questions with kid-created radio.
URL: http://www.wnyc.org/shows/rookies/
(2013)
csm_website
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Fantastic free blogging site; watch out for adult content.
URL: http://wordpress.com/
(2013)
csm_website
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Alternative approach to math has good design but little fun.
URL: http://www.thinkingblocks.com
(2013)
csm_website
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Millions of words pronounced on basic, crowd-sourced site.
URL: http://www.forvo.com
(2013)
csm_website
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Create a bank of video memories with this digital tool.
URL: http://www.pixorial.com/
(2013)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Create kooky comic-style stories with pretty intuitive tool.
URL: http://www.creazaeducation.com/this-is-creaza/Cartoonist
(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 13+
 
LEARNING
Mind-mapping helps organize ideas; complex for some kids.
URL: http://www.mindomo.com/
(2013)

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