SAFE, RELIABLE DIGITAL NEWS FOR K–8 STUDENTS
Get the tools to work with your students on building a classroom full of critical thinkers, preparing them to evaluate content that will shape their world views.
myON News provides articles written by professional journalists and reviewed by a child psychologist for age-appropriateness. Every article is written at 3 reading levels, with audio supports and engaging multimedia to further student understanding.
Each article comes in three languages (English, Spanish, and French) and at three reading levels, with embedded scaffolds to support struggling readers.
Professionally recorded audio, maps, slideshows, a built-in dictionary, and more make each article come alive, deepening student engagement.
100% nonfiction text, a wide range of cross-curricular topics, and downloadable Teacher Guides help strengthen literacy in the content areas.
Authentic reporting by professional journalists and a careful review by a child psychologist help ensure every article is unbiased and appropriate for children.
Discover what sets myON apart from other children’s news services
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 colour-coded by topic.
Multimedia and more
Fun multimedia features, such as colorful maps, short videos, links to related digital books, and slide shows with photos, illustrations, and diagrams deepen students’ engagement. Short quizzes encourage close reading, while allowing educators to monitor student comprehension and identify misconceptions.
Lexile reading levels
Articles are available at three Lexile® reading levels, ensuring struggling readers can engage in the same high-interest content as their peers. Embedded scaffolds, including professionally recorded audio, a built-in dictionary, and large fonts, further support students as they read.
English, Spanish, and French
Every article is available in three languages to support English Learner, dual-language, and immersion readers. Students can easily switch between languages as they read articles, helping them learn academic vocabulary in another language.
Instruct, enrich, and engage
Thousands of news articles, along with the Teacher Guides, make it easy to incorporate more nonfiction reading into core subject areas and to increase active learning opportunities. Teachers can easily download discussion questions, activity sheets, answer keys for comprehension quizzes, and more!