Parents' Guide to

By Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this website.

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 1 parent review

age 8+

This title has:

Educational value
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Is It Any Good?

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Kids say (2 ):

Some of the site may seem a bit too canned for adults, especially related to troop activity and education reform, as well as personal bios of the current administration leaders. But there's enough kid bite-size history and U.S. government and education lessons on this site to make it worth a look or two. It would be interesting to revisit the site after the upcoming presidential election to see how it changes with a different administration. Even if you're not interested in the overall site, the downloadable, printable "My American Journal" is an excellent resource for pre-voters to begin thinking about community and political involvement and the importance of knowing how our government works and who represents its citizens.

Website Details

  • Genre: Educational
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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