Hemingway Editor

Hemingway Editor

Hemmingway Editor is an app that can be used online for free or downloaded to a computer for a fee. Its goal is to help writers strengthen their writing skills by identifying sentences that are hard to read, phrases and words that could have a simpler alternative, adverbs, and passive voice. It lights up potential problem areas in different colors so that they can be identified at a glance. It also shows the grade level that is required...

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Camp Google

Camp Google

Camp Google is a Google website for kids with a science summer camp theme. It has a different science theme every week led by experts and specialists from organizations like NASA and National Park Service so that kids can have fun, interactive activities with science during the summer. All kids can enjoy the explanations and activities, but kids ages 7-10 are likely to benefit the most from the activities. There is a supply list for each week of activities so that parents...

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iCivics

iCivics

If a kid wants to run for president, become a lawyer, control the Federal budget, or just learn more about civics, iCivics will allow them to do those things and more. It has civics-related games that can be played without registering, but creating an account allows users to earn achievements, dress up their avatar, and earn impact points to make a real difference in the world. iCivics users can earn impact points through playing games and then donate them to their favorite causes. At the end of the competition, the cause with the most points get $1000 for their project...

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Pottermore

Pottermore

Pottermore is a unique website that gives readers a chance to explore the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling in a way that hasn't been done before. Users can use it as they read the books or play separately to immerse themselves in the world of Harry Potter. Each book has several “moments” with an excerpt from the book, illustrations, animation, and sound. Users can collect items such as potion ingredients and Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans, brew potions, and duel others to earn house points. In the moments, users can unlock new content from J.K. Rowling to learn more about the wizarding world. The most exciting parts for Harry Potter fans is getting a unique and being sorted into a Hogwarts house with a sorting test written by Rowling herself. The Pottermore store...

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