Get ready for school with News-O-Matic, a SmartAppsforKids.com Top Pick, and have your kids reading better every day.
âI think it's super cool that you made a newspaper for kids! It's like reading about the world but in such an interesting way. The articles are thorough like the regular newspaper but easy enough that kids can understand them. I go on to this app everyday now knowing that I will learn something new!â
-Jancie R., Age 10
Emilie gave News-O-Matic 4 1/2 stars! Read the full review HERE!
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*** World Young Reader Prize 2015 (Editorial) – World Association of Newspapers (WAN-IFRA) ***
*** Teachers' Choice Award 2015 ***
*** One of The Best News Sources for Kids – Common Sense Media***
*** Best App for Teaching and Learning by AASL***
*** The first bilingual news app for kids! ***
*** Featured by Apple in the Education section ***
*** kidSAFEÂ® certified ***
Educators, check out News-O-Matic School Edition, with its multiple reading levels, its embedded assessment questions, and its teacher's dashboard (also available in Apple's Volume Purchase Program).
âI 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!â â Melissa, Mom of an 8-year-old
âI think the stories you write are amazing. Itâs funny because I hate reading but yet Iâm excited to see what you wrote." â Rae, age 8
âIn 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.â â LB, Philadelphia Public School Teacher
âA terrific introduction to current events with unlimited potential for repeated use for kidsâ â Smart Apps For Kids
âOnce in a while, an app comes along that makes me breathe a sigh of âwell, finally.â 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.â â 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 whatâs 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 childrenâs 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 $19.99 in-app purchase is required to unlock the content (one time fee only).
Unlimited Access includes access from all Apple mobile devices: iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch.
Schools and districts looking to buy News-O-Matic through Appleâs 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
Lisa M lives in Australia with her four kids.