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“With information available at the swipe of a finger, education in the 21st century must engage students, to inspire academic excellence and foster creativity. To be successful, students must aspire to higher levels of reading and writing, learn how to build knowledge to support their opinions and think critically as they parse the plethora of material so simply at their disposal,” states Robert Romano, CEO of StudySync.
Seeking materials for African American History Month? Tap the rich resources of the StudySync library and expose your students to primary source documents, biographical pieces, and pivotal fiction titles that illuminate the African American experience.
Audio Text Highlight: An Excellent Tool to Put in the Hands of Your Students
Looking for new ways to make texts more accessible for ALL of your students? Want to give students tools to make them more successful? Our new Audio Text Highlight feature highlights chunks of text while the text is read aloud. It also allows users to slow down the reading of the text so that it is easier to follow along.
Learn more about this great new feature designed to support visual and verbal learners, as well as English language learners (ELLs).
If you are heading to FETC, please be sure to find both StudySync and representatives of Graphite at booth #737!
Come by for a complete StudySync product walk through and also meet some folks from Graphite, Common Sense Media’s resource platform for teachers, who are keenly interested in chatting with our StudySync users and fans!
NEW YEAR! NEW TOPICS!
Kick off 2014 with StudySync’s new Science, History, and Social Science Blast topics for Elementary, Middle School, and High School students. Plus, look for the Listen Edition logo for more audio-enhanced Blasts that engage students in close reading, listening, and critical thinking skills.
Megan Alubicki Flick, Education Consultant, CT State Department of Education
As teachers, we know that it is critical to help students develop the necessary skills for future success in college and careers. For students learning the English language, this can be an especially challenging task, so it’s important to have tools like StudySync with built-in vocabulary and fluency supports.
The 2014 MySyncTV Contest is officially underway!
Teachers- Have you ever watched SyncTV and thought, “My students could do that.”? Well, now here’s their chance!
New StudySync Featured Teacher Tips Showcase In-Class Innovation
At StudySync, we know that true education innovation takes place in the classroom. We are thrilled when we hear how StudySync teachers are using our resources to customize the curriculum in their classrooms and enhance learning. And that's why we've developed a new StudySync resource: Featured Teacher Tips.
There is quite a buzz about Catching Fire, the new movie that will open in theaters on November 22nd. If the first film in The Hunger Game series was any indication, this book-to-film adaptation is sure to be a success!
Suzanne Collins’ science-fiction trilogy has captivated readers since The Hunger Games was first published in 2008. Collins’s story, about one teenager’s fight for justice and survival in a future dystopia, continues to captivate readers with its strong characters, high-risk adventures, and fantastical-yet-plausible setting.
One of the greatest challenges of the Common Core is finding a wide range of challenging, authentic texts that engage and excite students. StudySync can help students make engaging connections with our newly introduced Units. Units are a set of comprehensive lessons which offer a full complement of supplemental texts and comparative writing assignments that support the reading of a core text from classic and contemporary literature. All StudySync Units include the engaging media, video, and writing platform so well-known to StudySync users, and allow for an even richer learning experience as students read and analyze the cross-curricular texts within a Unit.