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Youngzine is a wonderful FREE resource for kids and a great aid for classroom learning. Targeted to the 9-14 year old, Youngzine introduces current news and events shaping our world, in a simple, engaging and interactive manner. Articles are presented keeping in mind, age appropriateness, sensitivities and maturity of the audience. Further, current events are used as prompts to contextualize classroom learning with real world events. All comments on the site are moderated to ensure the safety of our young readers.


  • Education > General
  • Information & Media Literacy > General
  • Language Arts > General
  • Science > General
  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10


Current Events News for Kids



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Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2012-03-07.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This resource is a link to a valuable website that provides teachers with a tool to engage students about current issues and develop critical thinking and literacy skills. Youngzine is a free website that delivers content about current events in an age appropriate manner. The website covers world news, science, technology, the arts, and much more. The site is interactive with opportunities for students to submit their own articles, to review articles on the site, and to play educational games and enter contests. In addition, teachers can register for a classroom code that allows individualized use of the site to meet classroom needs.

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