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News-O-Matic EDU, Nonfiction Reading for iOS

By Press4Kids Free

Developer's Description

This app is dedicated to our EDU Members.** World Young Reader Prize 2015 (Editorial) - World Association of Newspapers (WAN-IFRA) **** Teachers' Choice Award 2015 **** The first bilingual news app for kids! **** An excellent way to incorporate daily current events into your classroom Common Sense Media **** Best App for Teaching & Learning by AASL **** Common Core State Standards Aligned **Here is what users say about News-O-Matic: In my ten years of teaching I have never come across a publication that was this effective in capturing the attention of the student and making them want to learn and understand more. LB, Philadelphia Public School TeacherI think the stories you write are amazing. Its funny because I hate reading but yet Im excited to see what you wrote." Rae, age 8News-O-Matic has emerged as a state of the art app that will change the way kids interact with broadcast news. Teachers With AppsNews-O-Matic is a nice way to introduce topical events and world news in the classroom. Education WorldI 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 Whether your students enjoy reading about sports, science, world news, or wacky events, News-O-Matic delivers whats 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 News Room. Each edition gives you access to a Teachers Guide. Each daily edition features:* Five dynamic news articles * Rich and detailed images, videos, and illustrations* Informative maps relating the user to the location of every story* News Room for drawing or asking questions about the news* An interactive history-based timeline* Puzzles, games, fun facts, and many other elements for discovery * Audio support for challenging vocabulary and full stories read aloudNews-O-Matic is 100% ad-free.Written by experienced journalists and educators, News-O-Matic is used in schools around the world! All articles are reviewed by a child psychologist before publication to ensure emotionally safe content. Purchase now for the 20152016 school year! The app is available through Apple's Volume Purchase Program (VPP). The News-O-Matic Teachers Guide includes questions related to the text and suggested discussion prompts. It provides ideas and activities to serve as a springboard to enrich learning. 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

Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.2

Addition of published date information on all editions and saved articles

General

Release June 13, 2016
Date Added November 5, 2014
Version 2.2

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with: iphone3gs, iphone4, ipodtouchfourthgen, ipad2wifi, ipad23g, iphone4s, ipadthirdgen, ipadthirdgen4g, iphone5, ipodtouchfifthgen, ipadfourthgen, ipadfourthgen4g, ipadmini, ipadmini4g, iphone3gs, iphone4, ipodtouchfourthgen, ipad2wifi, ipad23g, iphone4s, ipadthirdgen, ipadthirdgen4g, iphone5, ipodtouchfifthgen, ipadfourthgen, ipadfourthgen4g, ipadmini, ipadmini4g

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