*** Teachers' Choice Award 2015 ***
*** One of The Best News Sources for Kids - Common Sense Media***
*** Best App for Teaching and Learning 2013 by AASL***
*** The first bilingual news app for kids!***
*** Featured by Apple in the Education section ***
*** kidSAFE® certified ***
Educators, check out News-O-Matic School Edition, also available in Apple's Volume Purchase Program.
The content of this version of News-O-Matic is optimized for readers in grades 3 & 4.
Here is what users say about News-O-Matic:
“I would like to thank you and your team! My son has finally been reading independently for the past two weeks. He looks forward to reading News-O-Matic every night!” – Melissa, Mom of an 8-year-old
“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
“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
“A terrific introduction to current events with unlimited potential for repeated use for kids” – Smart Apps For Kids
“Once in a while, an app comes along that makes me breathe a sigh of ‘well, finally.’ Such is the case with News-O-Matic, an ingenious app that condenses the daily news of the world and delivers it in perfectly kid-digestible form.” – Cool Mom Tech
News-O-Matic covers relevant news of the day in an engaging way, exploring its many facets through images, maps, videos, and games. Whether your interest is sports, science, world news, or wacky events, News-O-Matic delivers what’s making the news! It offers a window to the world and beyond helping readers become global citizens!
Each daily issue 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
* Content adapted for 3rd & 4th Graders
* Bilingual articles (English and Spanish)
* Bilingual Read to Me (English and Spanish)
* Save or print articles
* Highlight text
* Access to 10 past editions
* IOS 8 compatible
All articles are written by professional children’s writers and reviewed by a child psychologist before publication to ensure emotionally safe content.
News-O-Matic is 100% ad-free. The app offers a 10-edition free trial, after which a $9.99 in-app purchase is required to unlock the content.
Unlimited Access includes access from all Apple mobile devices: iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch.
Schools and districts looking to buy News-O-Matic through Apple’s Volume Purchase Program should buy News-O-Matic School Edition.
Payment will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase.
The publisher of this daily news application is Press4Kids, Inc. To learn more about us, please visit us at www.press4Kids.com/newsomatic.html
Introduce events happening around the world to children with News-O-Matic
A wonderful daily news app designed just for kids. The articles are carefully reviewed by child psychologist which ensures quality of presented materials.Each article also comes together with extension questions for readers to think about.
Students could learn about social issues, science discoveries, sports and more by reading the 5 stories updated daily, allowed in different age levels. Children could eventually develop the habit of reading news everyday.
News-O-Matic is highly engaging with 15 different ways for readers to interact with it, like puzzles and rating articles. Readers could even write to the chief editor and receive his response.
Tips for using the product
Words underlined in articles are linked to an audio recording and definition understandable for kids.