Posted by: Jared Seay | April 10, 2013

51 award-winning apps, games, and websites for learning

2013 ON for Learning Award Winners

Re-posted from Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media’s ON for Learning Award is given to the very best in kids’ digital media. We are excited to recognize the just over 50 apps, games, and websites that received our highest rating for learning potential. Find more learning ratings and reviews here.   A few of the winners are highlighted here:

  • Britannica Kids Solar System: Great interactive reference tool with space games and quiz.
  • Code Academy: Smart site gives teens hands-on experience with coding.
  • Cosmic Chaos: Imaginative sci-fi RPG entertains as it builds vocabulary.
  • The Daring Game for Girls: Great girl-power messages, lots of variety and fun.
  • iCivics: Engaging games give kids safe, smart civics lessons.
  • Lifeboat to Mars: Free online ecosystem game makes learning biology fun.
  • Roman Town: Incredibly in-depth archeology sim brings history to life.
  • Sid Meir’s Civilization V: Gods and Kings: Fab expansion to historical sim adds religion to the mix.
  • Toontastic: Create amazing multi-scene cartoons with musical scores.
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