Distance Learning Features, Content & Lessons

Distance Learning with Newsela

Districts nationwide used Newsela to transition to a blended learning model

Across the U.S.

of all US schools have used Newsela for distance learning.


of ELA teachers have used Newsela for distance learning.

Three districts share their innovative takes on distance learning, and lessons learned.
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Effortlessly shift between online and in-person teaching with a flexible curriculum

Deepen student participation with content for ELA, SEL, social studies and science that can support any learning environment or learning level.

  • 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.

Three districts share their innovative takes on distance learning, and lessons learned.
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Use a flexible learning platform during hybrid learning

Curated, standards-aligned content used by 50% of all ELA teachers.

ELA content made engaging and accessible at home with ready-to-go, flexible resources designed to support remote teaching and to keep students reading, writing, thinking, and analyzing. Content is curated for distance learning that explores both fiction and non-fiction, along with a range of genres like poetry, biographies, graphic novels and more.

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Explore features that support equitable distance learning

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.

Disruption-proof your curriculum with Newsela

See how Newsela content can add flexibility and engagement to your instruction, and help you support students’ social-emotional wellbeing when it matters most.

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