183: Using News Articles for Kids in Speech

Using News Articles for Kids in Speech



Looking for engaging and free resources you can use with your speech students? 

I've seen a lot of questions about using current events and age-appropriate and motivating materials lately, and there are so many free resources out there that provide news or articles that are relevant to students that are motivating, engaging, and can be used to work on a variety of speech goals! 

So in this episode of SLP Coffee Talk,  I'm sharing a bunch of them with you and tips on how you can use them to enhance your speech activities today. 

These resources are easy to use, free, and they cover a variety of topics. I love how they encourage critical thinking and facilitate a love of learning and reading! 


In This Episode You’ll Discover:

  • Why kids news articles are great resources for working on speech goals
  • My number one go-to news resource for speech activities
  • A list of my top resources for free news articles that work in speech
  • Tips for using these sites to enhance your speech sessions


The opportunities to use these resources in your speech therapy sessions really are endless! It’s all about engaging our students and working smarter, not harder. Make sure to save this episode and bookmark the sites shared below and use them all year long. The sky's the limit! 

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Using News Articles for Kids in Speech


Joke of the Week:

Q: What is black and white and red all over? 

A: A zebra with a sunburn.


Resources Mentioned: 

Check out Newsela

Check out DOGOnews

Check out Time for Kids

Check out National Geographic Kids

Check out Scholastic News

Check out KidsPost

Check out PBS Kids News

Check out Science News for Students

Check out TIME for Kids Explainers

Check out Youngzine

Check out Breaking News English

Check out Izzit

Check out Teen Kids News


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