Reading technology news articles is an essential part of studying ITGS, and an important tool in preparing for the paper 2 exam, which features an unseen news article. Students must be familiar with the latest developments and examples in technology, and able to read and analyse articles quickly and accurately. News articles can also make useful lesson starters or extended reading.
Sites like the BBC and the New York Times are used by many ITGS teachers, but here are three less well known technology news sites that often include relevant articles or offer a deeper examination of many ITGS issues.
Communications of the ACM
The ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) covers a wide range of technology related topics. Some of the articles on their site at the moment include Redesigning the Data Center, which examines the environmental impact of data centers used by large companies like Amazon, Facebook, and Google.
Ed Tech Magazine