Vast video site offers current, historical content
Pros: The archive is truly impressive. Teachers can create playlists or download videos. Integrates with Google Classroom.
Cons: Can't re-arrange videos in a playlist. Learning activities aren't integrated with viewing.
Bottom Line: This is a great source for video-based news, thanks to the huge archive, current events coverage, and teacher-friendly extra links to Newsela articles.
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