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Great Web Sites for Kids
This online directory includes hundreds of links to commendable Web sites for children.
Grade Level: Pre-K-2, 3-5, 6-8


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CONTENT:
This site from The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) offers an online directory of hundreds of links to commendable Web sites for children. The sites have been evaluated by a committee of librarians and each must meet strict criteria before it can be included on the site.
SITE DESIGN:
The site is simply designed and well organized. Web sites are grouped into broad categories and listed on the main page. Specific pages can be located by clicking the search page and searching by intended audience, by keyword, or by URL.
 

REVIEW:
Great Sites for Kids has been around for a while and just keeps getting better. It is continually being maintained and updated by the ALSCs Great Web Sites for Kids Committee. Each site is put through a rigorous evaluation before being added to the directory. Sites are judged on such criteria as authorship, purpose, design and stability, and content. Sites are organized by subject categories including animals, literature and languages, mathematics and computers, the arts, history and biography, sciences, social sciences, and the reference desk. All the listed sites are appropriate for children up to age fourteen. A special section lists sites that are of interest to parents, teachers, and caregivers.

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