Digital Teaching and Learning

News360

This is a news site with stories from sources including: CNN.com, NY Times, The Australian, BBC, New Daily Mail-UK, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Fox News, Washington Post, Reuters, MSNBC, ABC News, and others. News stories are categorized as: Latest News, World, U.S., Politics: World, Politics: U.S., Business, Tech, Crime, Sports, Health, Arts & Culture, Food, Fashion, Science.
Stories can be saved to read later when there might not be internet access, highlighting emphasized the key names and places featured in the story.
Students can compare the top news stories using a variety of newspapers from around the world.
Search feature is easy to use if looking for a specific topic.

  • Cost: $0.00
  • Skills Taught: Reading, research
  • Offline functionality: 10%
  • Accessibility Issues: Ads are found on the site
  • Student Protection issues: Some content may not be appropriate depending on topic and age group used with
  • Keywords: current events
  • Requirements: Internet access
  • Type: resource recommendation
  • Device(s):
  • Subject Area: Science, Social Studies, Arts: Theater
  • Category: Reference
  • Grade Level: 8
  • Date Added: May 2, 2011
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