May 15, 2014 by

Newsy websiteNewsy is a current events application that is available on the web and on nearly every mobile OS.  Newsy has short news stories on World and U.S. events, Politics, Technology, Science and Health, Sports, and Entertainment.   Each short video has a transcript and can be embedded in a website or learning management system or shared with social networks.

Make it Mobile: Students can find a news story they find interesting, watch it and read the transcript on their mobile device.  Afterward, students can tweet out their opinion on the news story with a hashtag so that peers can agree or disagree.   Students can participate in a 21st Century discussion via mobile news and social media.

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