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TIME For Kids Classroom App for Interactive Current Events Articles

August 29, 2016

The TIME For Kids (TFK) Digital Edition is an engaging, web-based platform for teaching literacy, social studies and science with current events. This interactive resource is available on any device with an internet connection. It takes learning deeper through authentic, high-quality current events articles. This resource is written specifically for each grade level by a dedicated editorial team.

Current Events Articles

screen-shot-2016-09-23-at-11-02-18-amTFK Digital is just like TIME For Kids print magazine and engages students more deeply with the content using digital features like audio read-aloud, Spanish translations, power vocabulary words, alternate reading levels and paired texts. Teaching with current events supports critical thinking skills. It certainly provides students with insights into their community, nation and the world. TFK Digital also brings it all to life through maps, photographs and videos.

Feature articles include a quiz, with each question aligned to specific Common Core State Standards, which gives teachers unique insight into the areas where students may need more help. Teachers also get access to a teacher’s guide, discussion questions, printables and graphic organizers.

The TIME For Kids Digital Edition is available for a free, 60 day trial, also giving teachers full access to the platform and resources. Sign up today!

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