Website Reviews

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age 10+
 
A bit of violence and cursing, and a lot for sale.
URL: http://www.marvel.com
(2007)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Fun games, friendly guides help kids build math fluency.
URL: https://www.reflexmath.com
(2013)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Music and social networking combine in safe, cool hangout.
URL: http://www.franktownrocks.com/
(2012)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Engaging virtual world brings Harry Potter to life.
URL: http://www.pottermore.com
(2012)
csm_website
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Student-created flashcards are a mixed bag.
URL: http://www.quizlet.com
(2013)
csm_website
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Publishing thoughts can be easy -- but use safety features.
URL: https://www.blogger.com
(2011)
csm_website
age 6+
 
A safe Neverland of fun and Disney products.
URL: http://disney.go.com/fairies
(2008)
csm_website
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Smart site gives teens hands-on experience with coding.
URL: http://www.codecademy.com
(2012)
csm_website
age 15+
 
Card-making site fun for teens, needs supervision for kids.
URL: http://sendables.jibjab.com/
(2009)
csm_website
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Engaging games give kids safe, smart civics lessons.
URL: http://www.icivics.org/
(2012)
csm_website
age 7+
 
Virtual world packed with product plugs.
URL: http://www.lpso.com
(2007)
csm_website
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Lots to do (and lessons, too!) at site for book series.
URL: http://www.littlecritter.com/
(2012)
csm_website
age 10+
 
Educational hub makes learning fun.
URL: http://www.scholastic.com
(2008)
csm_website
age 15+
 
Social network provides support for LGBTQ teens.
URL: http://www.trevorspace.org
(2011)
csm_website
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Vast video site entertains and educates; iffy stuff abounds.
URL: http://www.youtube.com/
(2011)
csm_website
age 14+
 
Free TV and movies online; some have iffy content.
URL: http://www.hulu.com
(2008)
csm_website
age 8+
 
Safe online community for tween girls.
URL: http://www.discoverygirls.com
(2008)
csm_website
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Versatile site lets kids read news at their own level.
URL: https://newsela.com/
(2014)
csm_website
age 13+
 
Site teaches more about products than puberty.
URL: http://www.beinggirl.com/
(2008)
csm_website
age 16+
 
LEARNING
Teen writers hone craft, get feedback; watch privacy.
URL: http://www.wattpad.com/
(2014)

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