To be up to date, we need a fast way to read the news. With Newsmap, you can see an overview of the news in just five minutes. Talk about fast! This tool is perfect for those who want to stay current but have no time. Current events teachers will also want to share this tip with their students.
Newsmap helps give you a fast way to read the news. Here are tips and a quick tour.
A Fast Way to Read the News: Newsmap
Newsmap isn’t new — but perfect for a five-minute glance at the news. Here are some tips:
- When you hover over a box, it will show you the most recent headline. (Great if the box is tiny.)
- The brightness of the box shows you how breaking the news is. (Brighter means more are coming in faster, darker means that it is decreasing in the number of headlines.)
- Click Customize to fine tune how you want to view the news. (You’ll need to create an account.)
- Click the different countries across the top to see how the news looks there.
This is a must-share with current events teachers and news hounds alike. I like to glance at newsmap. I enjoy drilling down to the topics of interest to me. Just a mouse over each box will give you the latest headlines as well. Once you become familiar with the color shading and layout, you can read the news even faster.