Tuesday, November 18, 2008

This Just In...

Social Studies teachers:
If you're helping students keep up with current events and want to blend in a little geography at the same time, consider using MappedUp. This nifty service tracks a large number of RSS news sources (i.e., hot stories and where on the globe their making a splash) and displays their latest items on a world map thereby delivering content with a healthy helping of geographical context.

Related links:
  • For those who like their content fresh and visualized, Newsmap has been around for a while and continues to be impressive. It puts story popularity into perspective.
  • Those who are concerned about a free and open press will want to swing by NewsCloud.

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