Honestly, I can’t explain this app better than the designers already do on their website:   Built by dedicated journalists, educators, and entrepreneurs, Press4Kids (P4K) is a publisher of daily news Screen Shot 2016-03-24 at 3.28.04 PMapplications for young readers. Press4Kids was incorporated in 2012, and our team shares the goal of informing children about current news and world events — and inspiring them to read on a daily basis. We devoted a great deal of time and energy to ensure that our final products seamlessly combine literacy, fun, reading opportunities, and gamification to produce an engaging and interactive learning experience. Our full-time staff and highly experienced team of writers are kept very busy, committed to delivering the latest news content every weekday, 52 weeks a year. As we continue to build our products and grow, we are driven by the idea of motivating a generation of conscientious global citizens. It’s what keeps us going.

Simple Uses?

Check out their huge list of ideas here:  http://press4kids.com/how-to-classroom/

Do I Plan To Use It?

I’ve enjoyed using it in the past but I’m not sure my school will go for it and so haven’t gotten it yet. I’m thinking that I may try out the free trial during our next social studies unit.

Commitment And Learning Curve


Best For



There is a free trial, but if you’d like to use it consistently you will need to request a quote.