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Good place to start when researching an issue

There is plenty of in-depth reporting as well if that is what you are looking for. Either way it is a good first place to start when discussing an issue
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The true nature of science and math is most often found in innovative reporting about the real world.

This is an amazing resource. I believe it is a great tool for a teacher who clearly sees herself as a facilitator, directing students to interesting, relevant content and then motivating them to explore the big ideas and the implications of those big ideas. It is so nice to know that articles and podcasts that are effective in the classroom are easily archived. So far, I have used about 50--and haven't lost one. I would not use this tool for independent work without teacher direction.
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Clean, easy to use and high quality audio segments you can use in class with assignments.

NPR segments are a great way to center an economic lesson for high school students. Instead of using video for a flipped lesson you can use audio segments like the ones available at NPR. Assigning a segment for students to listen to at home and then building a discussion around it can create a quality activity for your class. Teachers should preview and find segments which will be most appealing to students.
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