UNDERSTANDING THE MEDIA
Interactive guide to understand the key concepts in media.

PRO-MUSIC
You can find all you need to know about music online here.

KIDS POST
The Washington Post for Kids with news, politics, entertainment, sports, brain food, and MORE.
           
NEWS WRITING WITH SCHOLASTIC EDITORS
Get suggestions from experienced team of Scholastic Magazine writers on how to write your very own news article. When you're done with the workshop, you can publish your own news story online.
COMMUNICATING IDEAS
Learn how to make your own movie poster and comics. You can also write and edit your own news story.
SCHOLASTIC NEWS
Scholastic classroom magazines. Please read News by Kids before you write your own news stories.
           
NEWSPAPER HEADLINES
Use your commenting skills to identify what's wrong with the newspaper headlines.
COMIC CREATOR
This website offers you tools to create your own comic strip. There are also several other resources including printables.
CHILDNET MOVIES
Watch the award winning movies made by primary and secondary students.
           
LOGO MAKER
Make your own colorful logos using resizable shapes, borders, and icons. Add and modify texts using different fonts, colors, and our "bend text" feature which allows you to bend text to fit the curves of a circle. When you are finished, you can save your logo to your computer or print it out. You can print out one large logo or eight small logos.
TIME FOR KIDS
News for middle school students.
SCHOLASTIC KIDS PRESS CORPS
A news-filled website featuring stories created by a team of kid reporters.
           
YOUNGZINE
Youngzine is a one-of-a-kind Web site where teenagers can learn about current news and events shaping their world in a simple, engaging and interactive manner. In addition to providing interesting news, students can also contribute their own information to the Youngzine community. 
BRITTANNICA STUDENT NEWS NET
This website offers students timely, relevant news.
VOICES OF YOUTH
Teenagers across the world have their say on current events on this site sponsored by UNICEF with a fine section on “Children and Work.”
           
NEWS HANGMAN
Find the words related to news. 
PLACES IN THE NEWS
Find out more about the areas you hear in the news.
WHAT'S THE CAPTION
Write creative captions for the photos.
           
EVALUATING WEBSITES
This website shows you the steps to help you use the web while you are doing research.
WHAT IS DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP
Watch this video to learn about digital citizenship.
SCRATCH
Scratch is a free, downloadable application that lets users combine graphics, photos, music, and sound to create simple interactive animations, games, and slide shows. You create scripts by dragging and dropping graphical blocks that snap together like puzzle pieces with Scratch’s visual block-based form of computer programming. You can then post your creations on the Scratch site, where others can view and download them.
           
TWEEN TRIBUNE
Safe and reliable tween news site with cool classroom component.
WRITE COMICS
You can create your own comics here.

BOOK COVER CREATOR
This tool can help you make book covers.

           
FLICKR CREATIVE COMMONS
An online photo management and sharing application where you can find pictures for your projects.
EDUPIC GRAPHICAL RESOURCES
Free photographs and graphics for teachers and students.
INTERVIEWS
Information on preparing, conducting and reporting oral interviews.
           
VIMEO VIDEO SCHOOL
Leran how to make better videos through these lessons.
ADMONGO
Online advertisement literacy website for students.
KIDSVID
An instructional website to help teachers and students use video production in class to support project-based learning. Great for digital storytelling.
           
THE NY TIMES LEARNING NETWORK STUDENT CONNECTIONS TEACHING KIDS NEWS
Timely, relevant news articles for our students.
THE WHY FILES
The Science behind the news.
           

GO ANIMATE
Make amazing animated videos with the help of this tool.

HEADLINESPOT
Great news links.
NEWS OF FUTURE
Future news for 2020 and beyond.
           
BBC NEWS IN PICTURES
Hundreds of images in a variety collections and slideshows about current events throughout the world. Some of the slide shows even include narration.
TEACHING KIDS NEWS
Timely and relevant news stories written on a level that students can comprehend. Each article is accompanied by a set of discussion questions, writing prompts, reading prompts, and vocabulary words.
ELEMENTS OF CINEMA
A filmmaking web resource with tips, tutorials, articles, and reviews on movies.
           
SCIENCE NEWS FOR KIDS
A collection of the latest science news articles from around the globe.
INANIMATE ALICE
Great digital story that encourages readers to co-create their own versions of the story, either filling in the gaps or developing new strands.