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scoopmap

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View the latest world news on a map. Discover hot spots and articles written by high quality newspapers. Stay up to date on scoopmap.net
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An interactive map, designed by the UK Guardian newspaper, which shows news events happening all around the world, as they happen in real-time.

If users click on a marker, they will get a pop-up describing the news event.

On the right of the screen are the biggest stories of the day.

All news stories are linked to the main article on the Guardian website.

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Our Little Earth

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Current Events; News; World News for Learners

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Our Little Earth is a great international online newspaper aimed at younger learners but, suitable for a much wider age group. It's delivered every two weeks directly to a subscribers inbox of their email and best of all, it is free!
Past editions of Our Little Earth can be found on the site for learners to read and explore.
Each issue can help learners stay informed about what current events are happening in the world around them.
- Every edition has a map showing students where the news came from for the issue.
- Articles are easy for learners to read
- Articles offer enough background information that learners can make connections to the text and better understand it.
Our Little Earth is an excellent source for Functional Skills and other learners to read just-in-time, non-fiction text, at a level that is accessible to them.
Encourage Learners to read through a story-a-day in Our Little Earth. It's an excellent starting point for learners to...
- fact check,
- make connections, and
- confirm the reliability of a source.
There is always something fresh as the News is current, relevant and touches enough transdisciplinary themes that learners can make connections to other reading and learning they are doing.
Learners will, I'm sure, become more informed, and as such they will be able to better articulate things about their world.
Note: Using the search feature helps learners dig even deeper into events and themes. What happened, this month, a year ago?

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Newspapermap - All onlinenewspapers in the world

Newspapermap - All onlinenewspapers in the world | technologies | Scoop.it
Newspapermap - Biggest newspapersite in the world - find and translate all newspapers in the world
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Mature Times – a UK's free newspaper for the over-50s

Mature Times – a UK's free newspaper for the over-50s | technologies | Scoop.it
Highwood House Publishing Limited is the publisher of Mature Times – the UK's only free, campaigning newspaper aimed at the growing 50+ age demographic.
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One for Adult & Community Learning, Informal Adult Learning and Personal & Community Development Learning.
Let your ICT Beginners to practice their new mouse and keyboard skills as they look at this free on-line newspaper, targeting the over-50s.
Get them to browse the various sections such as...
   - Health
   - Travel and
   - Prize Draws

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Online Newspapers: World Directory

Online Newspapers: World Directory | technologies | Scoop.it
An extensive directory of Online Newspapers from every country of the world provided to you by OnlineNewspapers.com.
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Learners can expand their knowledge of current events and other cultures by reading newspapers from around the world. Here they’ll find a comprehensive collection of digital newspapers organized by regions. From Madagascar to Hong Kong to Mexico, they’ll find more newspapers than they can manage. They are not translated, however, so they’ll need to know the native language or try using Google Translate or other translation software.

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Krešimir TOMAS's curator insight, January 21, 2013 12:27 PM

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