myON® News,
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Engage students in daily nonfiction reading with high-interest news articles that expand their knowledge of the world while building their content-area, digital, and media literacy skills.

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Safe, Reliable Digital News for K–8 Students

Expand Horizons. Teach 21st-Century Skills.

Help students grow the skills they need to be literate citizens in today’s digital world with myON News, powered by News-O-Matic. With five age-appropriate news articles delivered every weekday, 52 weeks a year, plus a searchable archive of thousands of published articles, students can stay up-to-date on the latest news, discoveries, world events, sports, and more as they build critical literacy skills.

Accessible

Each article comes in three languages (English, Spanish, and French) and at three reading levels, with embedded scaffolds to support struggling readers.

Interactive

Professionally recorded audio, maps, slideshows, a built-in dictionary, and more make each article come alive, deepening student engagement.

Enriching

100% nonfiction text, a wide range of cross-curricular topics, and downloadable Teacher Guides help strengthen literacy in the content areas.

Safe

Authentic reporting by professional journalists and a careful review by a child psychologist help ensure every article is unbiased and appropriate for children.

Robust Resources for Every Educator

Infuse literacy throughout the curriculum

myON News, powered by News-O-Matic, helps teachers infuse literacy throughout the entire curriculum and grow students’ nonfiction reading skills with timely, relevant informational texts.

Teacher Guides provide discussion prompts, short activities, and other resources for integrating news articles into daily instruction in language arts, social studies, science, and even mathematics.

Real-time reports reveal trends in student reading, including the number of articles read, minutes spent reading, reading frequency, and most-popular articles at the class, grade, and school level.

Teacher Guides provide discussion prompts, short activities, and other resources for integrating news articles into daily instruction in language arts, social studies, science, and even mathematics.

Real-time reports reveal trends in student reading, including the number of articles read, minutes spent reading, reading frequency, and most-popular articles at the class, grade, and school level.

Build 21st-Century Skills

Strengthen students’ digital and media literacy

Combat "fake news"

More than ever, students need to be media-savvy readers and critical thinkers. Help students learn the importance of unbiased reporting and reliable sources—as well as how to recognize fake news—with authentic, clearly sourced articles that model journalistic best practices.

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Connect with real experts

As students read, evaluate, and discuss daily news articles, they learn how the news can affect their lives—and how they can affect the news! Articles even include Question and Answer sessions with scientists, authors, athletes, and more, using questions from real kids.

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Thousands of engaging choices

Articles are specifically written for children on topics that interest them: animals, sports, science, kids in the news, and more. In addition to five new articles each weekday, students can access a huge archive of thousands of previously published articles, all color-coded by topic.

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Expand students’ reading choices with enhanced digital books!

Give students even more great texts to choose from with myON Reader, which provides unlimited, 24/7 access to thousands of high-quality fiction and nonfiction titles.

“It is comforting to know that students are made aware of current events in a very developmentally appropriate way. They can be in tune with what’s going on, but we’re not scaring them.”

Francisca SanchezExecutive Director for Elementary Education, Mission CISD

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