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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


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 the 2016 MyStudySyncTV Contest Winners

Posted by Diane Cadogan on May 16, 2016 |

For this year’s 2015-2016 MyStudySyncTV contest we received close to 100 video submissions with over 450 students participating from across the country. Our third annual contest asked students to produce their own version of our signature StudySync®TV or SkillsTV videos, modeling student-led literary discussion groups on texts and skills within StudySync. The StudySync reviewer team was once again floored by the intelligent and creatively crafted submissions, and are very proud to honor these efforts!

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Categories: Critical Thinking, StudySync TV, StudySync TV Lessons, Video, Web-based Learning


StudySync® Integrates Google Docs

Posted by Diane Cadogan on February 11, 2016 |

The new StudySync Google Docs integration creates a seamless process for students to complete written assignments within Google Docs, as an alternative to using the default StudySync web editor. By leveraging the power of Google Docs, students receive a host of benefits such as:

-Powerful editing functions
-More advanced formatting capabilities
-Unlimited revision history
-Ability to work anywhere Google Docs is available (including Google Docs apps)
-Multimedia upload and submission

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Categories: Mobile Learning, Teachers, Technology, Web-based Learning


StudySync® Mobile Apps for Students

Posted by Diane Cadogan on January 20, 2016 |

StudySync has introduced StudySync Mobile Apps for Students including: iOS for Apple iPads and iPhones, Android for phones and tablets, and Chrome. These new student mobile apps can be downloaded by visiting the appropriate provider’s app store.

 

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Categories: Mobile Learning, Technology, Web-based Learning


MySyncTV Contest Winners: Students Soar with Success

Posted by Diane Cadogan on May 12, 2015 |

The results are in and we are excited to announce the winners of the 2015 MySyncTV Contest! Our second annual contest called for students from across the country to produce their own version of our signature StudySync®TV videos, modeling student-led literary discussion groups around a text within StudySync. Our team was blown away by the thoughtful and creative submissions, and we are proud to honor that hard work here.  This year’s submissions are top notch!

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Categories: Current Events, StudySync TV, Video, Web-based 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


Teachers Teaching Teachers

Posted by Jenny Brown on December 05, 2013 |

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.

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Categories: Education, Teachers, Technology, Video, Web-based Learning


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