Renaissance myON News powered by News-O-Matic

myON News, powered by News-O-Matic, delivers authentic reporting on timely topics and current events through a series of five daily news articles, 52 weeks a year.

Articles are written by professional journalists and reviewed by a child psychologist for age-appropriateness. Every article is written at 3 Lexile® levels, with audio supports and engaging multimedia to further student understanding.

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Engaging for every reader

  • 5 daily news articles – Monday-Friday, 52 weeks a year.
  • 3 Lexile® levels – allow each student in a class to read the same article at their own reading level.
  • Wide variety of topics – high-interest US and world news as well as arts and entertainment, sports, science and technology, animals, wacky news and kids in the news.
  • Multiple languages – available in English, Spanish, and French.
  • Searchable archive – students and educators can search by keyword or category to find previously published news articles.

Wondering how the editors decide which articles to publish each day?
Watch this video interview with the editor-in-chief to find out!

Supports digital and media literacy

Every news article is written specifically for students by professional journalists and reviewed by a child psychologist to ensure it is age-appropriate for K–8 students. In the case of sensitive news, psychologists help find the right words to explain things to young readers.

Which headline do you want your students reading?

News is reported in a way that is appropriate for younger grade levels, even when discussing sensitive topics.

Putting more fun into nonfiction

Each article incorporates engaging multimedia -- videos, slideshows and photo galleries -- to help students better understand the news. Accompanying maps show where news is occurring relative to the location of the reader.

Tour of multimedia features

Visibility into Reading Activity and Engagement

Metrics for educators include the number of articles students have read as well as the categories and articles that are most popular.

News Reading
News Content

Seamlessly connect articles to book reading

If you also have myON Reader, students can research topics of interest further using the myON digital library platform.

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