Distance Learning with Newsela

The right content resource keeps learning going, even through times of disruption. Newsela provides thousands of carefully curated, engaging, standards-aligned texts to drive continued learning whether you and your students are together or apart.

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See how schools and teachers nationwide are using Newsela for distance learning

Across the U.S.

of all US schools have used Newsela for distance learning.


of ELA teachers have used Newsela for distance learning.

Whatever next year's plan requires, you'll be covered

Get the flexible, standards-aligned content you'll need to continue learning in ELA, social studies, and science. And, support students' well-being with content and lessons designed to develop social-emotional skills, even from a distance.

  • Be ready for any disruption in the future with a single content resource that lets you seamlessly transition from the classroom to distance learning.

  • Deliver equity for every learner with content that goes beyond how students access the materials and ensures the materials themselves are accessible.

  • Breathe new life into existing paper-based core materials with up-to-date content designed to work with leading third party curricula.

  • Skip the learning curve and get started right away with one simple platform millions of teachers and students already know, and that connects seamlessly with your LMS.

  • Get the visibility you need into usage and student work with real-time reporting on engagement, content usage, and exposure to standards.

Dr. Alejandra Worozaken
Instructional Coach - Arcadia, CA  

Newsela has become a K-12 staple for our school district, before our district's closure but especially now during this time. 

James Yanuzzelli
Technology Integration Specialist Old Bridge Township Public Schools, NJ

Newsela is a great fit into our district-wide initiatives since it brings in content that is relevant and individualized. ELA, Social Studies, and Science curricular supports are easily integrated with lessons. Since Newsela is adaptive, it gives our district the opportunity to maximize learning and develop content that reaches all learners and meets their needs.

District case study: Three districts share their innovative takes on distance learning, and lessons learned.
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Take a closer look at distance learning with Newsela

Distance learning resources all in one place

The Distance Learning page is organized to provide teachers and students with an easy-to-use resource to start using Newsela content remotely. Content includes short cross-curricular daily lessons, reading clubs, and helpful tips on how to use digital resources.

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Print and package without a fuss

Bulk printing gives teachers and administrators the flexibility they need to plan for distance learning and provide all students with accessible at-home resources, with or without access to technology at home.

One package gives you the content your teachers and students need to keep learning going next school year.

When you take advantage of the Distance Learning District Suite, you’ll have the content needed for whatever instructional needs arise next school year. All content is standards-aligned and published at 5 reading levels.

Newsela ELA

Authentic content, assessments, and teaching resources to drive real world literacy skills—in class or from home.

Newsela Social Studies

Dynamic content and flexible lesson resources for social studies in a world that is changing every day.

Newsela Science

Integrate science and literacy with content that can both support your planned science curriculum, and engage students when school is disrupted.

The Newsela SEL Collection

Support student wellbeing when they need it most, with content that helps build skills like stress management, building routine, and grit.

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Support for teachers and administrators

Learning doesn’t have to stop when schools close. Use these resources to help you leverage Newsela products to stay connected.

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Four key drivers of distance learning

Four drivers to help guide your roadmap for implementing distance learning successfully.
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District Case Study

Lessons learned from distance learning

Three districts share their innovative takes on distance learning, and lessons learned.
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Distance Learning-Ready Leader's Guide

Lessons learned and tips for distance learning readiness for the next school year.
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