Teacher Review for DOGO News

DOGO News is Great!

Missy F.
Classroom teacher
J.C. Booth Middle School
Peachtree City, United States
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My Grades 6
My Subjects Social Studies
My Rating
Learning Scores
Engagement
Pedagogy
Support
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Creation
Further application
Individual
Knowledge gain
Practice
Small group
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
ELL
General
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I use DOGO News in my 6th grade Literacy class. I begin the class with a teacher led article that is relevant to what we are studying or what is going on in the world at that time. After the first article, I allow the students to find their own article to read independently.
My Take
I really enjoy DOGO News because there the website will read the article to the students. The read aloud voice isn’t great, but the students really enjoy having it read to them. The students also really enjoy the video that goes along with each article. The best part about the website is that it is great for advanced learners as well as ELL and special education students because they can choose to have it read to them. There are also activities for the students at the end of each lesson.