Website Reviews

AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Alternative approach to math has good design but little fun.
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URL: http://www.thinkingblocks.com
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Millions of words pronounced on basic, crowd-sourced site.
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URL: http://www.forvo.com
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Create a bank of video memories with this digital tool.
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URL: http://www.pixorial.com/
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Create kooky comic-style stories with pretty intuitive tool.
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URL: http://www.creazaeducation.com/this-is-creaza/Cartoonist
(2013)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Poetry exploration site is a bit limited but a nice start.
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URL: http://www.shelsilverstein.com/indexsite.html
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Mind-mapping helps organize ideas; complex for some kids.
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URL: http://www.mindomo.com/
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun audio-sharing site; some iffy content, watch privacy.
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URL: http://www.soundcloud.com
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Colorful bulletin boards for collaboration and sharing.
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URL: http://padlet.com/
(2013)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun investigations are science-related; not very scientific.
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URL: http://sciencebug.org
(2013)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Free but bland way for kids to master math basics.
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URL: http://www.xtramath.org/
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Organize a series of moments into a compelling story.
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URL: http://www.meograph.com
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Simple tag cloud creator gives words shape.
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URL: http://www.tagxedo.com/
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Breathtaking catalog of living things inspires conservation.
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URL: http://www.arkive.org/
(2013)
SAT
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Trustworthy SAT prep from the folks who make the test.
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URL: http://sat.collegeboard.org
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Robust online video editor teaches responsible remix.
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URL: https://popcorn.webmaker.org/
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fantastic online editor teaches kids to write the Web.
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URL: https://thimble.webmaker.org/
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Vast Q&A site is fun to explore, but info can be unreliable.
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URL: https://www.quora.com/
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Up-to-date STEM stories could inspire budding scientists.
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URL: http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Cloud-based video-creation site makes collaborating easy.
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URL: http://www.wevideo.com
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Stellar game-based lessons make for solid language learning
csm_website
URL: http://duolingo.com/
(2013)

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