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StudySync Student Election Results

Posted by Diane Cadogan on November 08, 2016 |

The results are in. With 17,588 votes cast from over 20 states, students voted in favor of electing the first female President of the United States.

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Categories: Blasts, Current Events, Web-based Learning


StudySync Announces Winners of Blast Out Your Vote! Contest

Posted by Diane Cadogan on November 06, 2016 |

The results are in! Thank you to all the students and teachers who participated in StudySync’s Blast Out Your Vote! Student Writing Contest. StudySync received responses from across the country. Entries were reviewed by the StudySync Curriculum team and contest judges considered adherence to the rubric, overall writing skills, and creativity when evaluating each submission.

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Categories: Blasts, Current Events, StudySync TV, StudySync TV Lessons


What do Students Think About the 2016 Election?

Posted by Jay King on October 30, 2016 |

For the past two months, thousands of middle and high school students have been using StudySync’s On the Campaign Trail Blasts series to consider some of the most important political questions of our time.

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Categories: Blasts, Current Events, Web-based Learning


Announcing On the Campaign Trail: A StudySync Blasts Series

Posted by Diane Cadogan on August 22, 2016 |

The 2016 U.S. presidential election is upon us, and it is already characterized by plenty of debate and discussion. But amid candidate statements, the media, and conversations between voting adults, sometimes the voices of students—America’s future voters and leaders—are not heard.

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Categories: Blasts, Current Events, Learning


ENGAGE YOUR STUDENTS WITH NEW SHAKESPEARE UNITS

Posted by Diane Cadogan on April 24, 2014 |

April marks the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth. So, what has carried Shakespeare’s countless plays into the 21st century with as much reverence as when they were introduced?

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Categories: Blasts, StudySync TV, StudySync TV Lessons, Web-based Learning


A NEW TWIST ON BLASTS

Posted by Diane Cadogan on April 23, 2014 |

When visiting StudySync’s website and exploring StudySync’s digital Blast library, you will quickly come across the logo for Listen Edition. Are you wondering, “What is Listen Edition?” Or, “What is special about these co-branded StudySync - Listen Edition resources?”  Continue reading for the answers to these questions and to learn more about this great resource for your classroom!

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Categories: Blasts, Current Events, EdTech, Mobile Learning, Technology, Web-based Learning


StudySync’s Engaging Blast Content for 2014

Posted by Diane Cadogan on January 07, 2014 |

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.

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Categories: Blasts, Critical Thinking, Current Events, Mobile Learning, Web-based Learning


Listen Edition Brings Public Radio to StudySync’s Popular Blasts

Posted by Jenny Brown on October 24, 2013 |

StudySync is excited to announce our partnership with Listen Edition, a company that brings the power of the public radio to the classroom while building essential listening skills required for the Common Core.  This month, we launched a new series of Blasts developed in conjunction with Monica Brady-Myerov, CEO and Founder of Listen Edition. Brady-Myerov brings her award-winning public radio journalism experience to our popular Blast feature.

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Categories: Blasts, Critical Thinking, Technology


No Way Home!

Posted by Jay King on September 30, 2013 |

StudySync has just published our first Listen Edition Blast, in partnership with Monica Brady-Myerov, CEO and Founder of Listen Edition, who compliments this new series with her award-winning public radio reporter experience and voiceover introductions. Explore our first audio-enhanced Blast about the proposed eleven-mile road through The Izembek Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.

NO WAY HOME! BLAST PROMPT:

How can we balance the needs of people and the environment?

BLAST AUDIO PREVIEW:

 

 

 

 

 

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Categories: Blasts, Current Events, EdTech, Events, Web-based Learning


President Obama Wins VOTES Project Nationwide Mock Presidential Election, As More than 50,000 Students Cast Ballots

Posted by Jenny Brown on November 05, 2012 |

Northfield Mount Herman has counted the ballots and the results are in – Barack Obama has won the VOTES 2012 mock election.  Some 54,000 high school students have spoken, and by a 10 percent margin, President Obama is their choice to lead the nation for the next four years, winning 316 electoral votes to Mitt Romney’s 208.

 

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Categories: Blasts, Current Events


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