News-O-Matic is the daily newspaper for kids on iOs and Android, an exciting and engaging nonfiction experience, and a fantastic modern educational tool. It gives young readers a window into the world — and a reason to love reading news for kids. Whether the stories are about India’s election, the World Cup, or the moons of Saturn, they provide students opportunities to make connections in meaningful ways and inspire children every day.
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Highly Engaging Nonfiction
- Five daily stories covering U.S. and international news, sports, arts, science, and more
- Written by journalists, award-winning K-12 writers, and educational experts
- Reviewed by an on-staff psychologist to ensure safe, appropriate content
- Frames the big news in a way young readers can understand
- Always 100% ad-free so children can focus on the articles
A Two-Way Dialog
- Young readers can react to the news, either by writing or drawing; their words and art may reach their peers around the world.
- Kids vote for their favorite articles.
- Children talk to astronauts, athletes, congressmen, and artists: They are the ones who come up with questions during interviews!
- Interactive maps that locate the story relative to the child – with integrated geography and math facts
- In-app audio playback of complete articles via a Read-to-Me function
- Definitions and pronunciation support for difficult words
- Games that relate to the news of the day
- Translations to Spanish – with Spanish language audio – at the tap of a button
- Three reading levels: Grades 1-2, Grades 3-4, Grades 5 and more.