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News-O-Matic, Daily For Schools 2013-14. Literacy & Nonfiction Reading

** An excellent way to incorporate daily current events into your classroom – Common Sense Media ** ** Best App for Teaching & Learning 2013 by ...

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** An excellent way to incorporate daily current events into your classroom - Common Sense Media ** ** Best App for Teaching & Learning 2013 by AASL ** ** Common Core State Standards Aligned ** ** kidSAFE® certified ** ** 100% ad-free ** Whether your students enjoy reading about sports, science, world news, or wacky events, News-O-Matic delivers what’s making the news! Our mission is to make learning more engaging, active, and personal. This nonfiction reading comprehension app publishes five news stories each weekday! The stories range in length and difficulty to create opportunities for differentiated instruction. Readers learn what happened on this date in history through an educational game and write or draw to Editor-in-Chief Russ in the newsroom. Each edition gives you access to a Teacher’s Guide. Each daily issue features: * Five dynamic news articles * Rich and detailed images, videos, and illustrations * Informative maps relating the user to the location and language of every story * News Room for drawing or asking questions about the news * An interactive history-based timeline * Additional FACTs and encouragement to ACT * Puzzles, games, fun facts, and many other elements for discovery Written by experienced educators, News-O-Matic is used in schools around the world! All articles are reviewed by a teacher and a child psychologist before publication to ensure emotionally safe content. Purchase now for the 2013-2014 school year! The app is available through Apple's Volume Purchase Program (VPP). News-O-Matic helps students become global citizens by offering a window to their world! It has won awards from the American Association of School Librarians and Teachers with Apps. It has been featured under Apple’s Education section and chosen for Editor’s Pick by Common Sense Media. “News-O-Matic has emerged as a state of the art app that will change the way kids interact with broadcast news.” - Teachers With Apps “News-O-Matic is a nice way to introduce topical events and world news in the classroom.” - Education World “I feel the need to use resources that are timely. But it is difficult to find articles that contain a) content appropriate for intermediate students or b) written at an appropriate comprehension level. News-O-Matic surprised me with both.” - The iPod Teacher The News-O-Matic, Daily for Schools 2013-14 Teacher’s Guide includes questions related to the text, scope and sequence, and suggested discussion questions. It provides ideas and activities to serve as a springboard to enrich learning. Each Teacher’s Guide contains five different assessment questions correlated to a Common Core State Standard (Grades 2-4). Privacy Policy and Terms of Use can be found at www.press4kids.com/privacy.html The publisher of this daily news application is Press4Kids, Inc. To learn more about us, please visit us at www.press4Kids.com/newsomatic.html

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Version: 1.1

Size: 63.25 MB

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Price: 0,00 €

Day of release: 0000-00-0

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