Saturday, April 26, 2014

5 Newsworthy Apps for Connected Learners

This post is cross-published at Fractus Learning.



The Internet has made news readily available, virtually instantaneous, and interactive. On the plus side, news via the web can provide diverse and global perspective. However, on the negative side, in the rush to be first with a breaking story, there are frequently inaccuracies.
Web connected classrooms provide opportunities for students and teachers to read original material, discuss current events, and analyze multiple perspectives in search of truth. There are numerous ways in which readers can access news. Here are five free apps that can bring a steady stream of news, and information to the connected learner.
  1. CNN
  2. Flipboard
  3. News-360
  4. YouTube
  5. TuneIn Radio


For details, read the complete post;  Five Newsworthy Apps for the Connected Learner


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