Volume Purchase Program for Education

The Volume Purchase Program allows educational institutions to purchase apps and books in volume and distribute them to students, teachers, administrators, and other employees.* The program also allows app developers to offer special pricing for purchases of 20 apps or more.

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News-O-Matic for School 2016–17 Nonfiction Reading
News-O-Matic for School 2016–17 Nonfiction Reading by Press4Kids
$6.99 ea. (1-19 units) $3.49 ea. (20+ units)

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News-O-Matic for School 2016–17 Nonfiction Reading
News-O-Matic for School 2016–17 Nonfiction Reading by Press4Kids
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Distribution Type: Managed Distribution

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News-O-Matic for School 2016–17 Nonfiction Reading

By Press4Kids

Description

** Teachers' Choice Award 2015 **
** An excellent way to incorporate daily current events into your classroom – Common Sense Media **
** Best App for Teaching & Learning by AASL **
** Standards Aligned **
** The first bilingual news app for kids! **
** World Young Reader Prize 2015 (Editorial) - World Association of Newspapers (WAN-IFRA) **

Valid from now until the end of the 2016-17 school year (July 31, 2017)

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 Teacher

“I think the stories you write are amazing. It’s funny because I hate reading but yet I’m excited to see what you wrote." – Rae, age 8

“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

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 News Room. Each edition gives you access to a Teacher’s 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 aloud
* Improved design
* Multiple Lexile reading levels
* Custom assessment questions
* Bilingual articles (English and Spanish)
* Bilingual Read to Me (English and Spanish)
* Save or print articles
* Highlight text
* Citations
* Access to 10 past editions
* IOS 8 compatible

News-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.

The app is available through Apple's Volume Purchase Program (VPP).

The News-O-Matic Teacher’s 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

What's New in Version 1.2

Replacement of Parse server.

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News-O-Matic for School 2016–17 Nonfiction Reading
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  • $6.99 ea. (1-19 units)
    $3.49 ea. (20+ units)
  • Category: Education
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.2
  • Size: 122 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Device-Assignable

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