Website Reviews

Kiddle Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 8+
LEARNING
Kid-friendly search with suitable results, some exceptions.
URL: http://www.kiddle.co/
(2016)
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)
e-learning for kids Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 6+
LEARNING
Free kid-friendly lessons have glitches, no learning paths.
URL: http://www.e-learningforkids.org
(2015)
Street Law Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 15+
LEARNING
Excellent info, activities get kids into SCOTUS case work.
URL: http://www.streetlaw.org/en/home
(2015)
Booktrack Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 9+
LEARNING
Multisensory reading experience for all ages.
URL: https://www.booktrack.com/content/
(2015)
Kids in the House Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 10+
LEARNING
Detailed, age-appropriate intro to the House, its history.
URL: http://kids.clerk.house.gov
(2015)
My Job Chart Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 5+
LEARNING
Kids earn, learn smart money habits on chore-tracking site.
URL: http://myjobchart.com
(2015)
National Constitution Center Website Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
Expert analysis brings law to life, but content uneven.
URL: http://constitutioncenter.org
(2015)
Center for Civic Education Website Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Good political-awareness resources limited by dated content.
URL: http://www.civiced.org/home
(2015)
MathTV.com Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 12+
LEARNING
Kid-friendly videos support learning, lack interactivity.
URL: http://www.mathtv.com/#
(2015)
Activity Village Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 2+
LEARNING
Free learning-activity site only missing contextual info.
URL: http://www.activityvillage.co.uk
(2015)
Hemingway Editor Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 10+
LEARNING
Editing tool finds common errors, lacks any explanations.
URL: http://www.hemingwayapp.com/
(2015)
Magic Tree House Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 6+
LEARNING
Reading site has quizzes, games, plugs to buy book series.
URL: http://www.magictreehouse.com
(2015)
Q-files Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 10+
LEARNING
Enormous kid-friendly encyclopedia also pushes ebook sales.
URL: https://www.q-files.com
(2015)
Room for Debate Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 16+
LEARNING
Variety of experts debate topics, but depth, info limited.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate
(2015)
The Particle Adventure Website Poster Image
age 16+
LEARNING
Science site explains complex ideas, needs more engagement.
URL: http://particleadventure.org
(2015)
Teachinghistory.org Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 10+
LEARNING
Teacher-designed history site may help parents educate kids.
URL: http://www.teachinghistory.org/
(2015)
BuzzFeed Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 17+
LEARNING
Mature news site includes fluff, swears, adult content.
URL: http://www.buzzfeed.com
(2015)
PolitiFact Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 13+
LEARNING
Find out who's telling the truth in politics.
URL: http://www.politifact.com/
(2015)
SCOTUSblog Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 16+
LEARNING
Comprehensive unbiased coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court.
URL: http://www.scotusblog.com/
(2015)

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