ISTE11 NEWS: Browser-based learning for middle school

BookheadEd Learning, LLC, today announced that StudySync™ (www.studysync.com ) has expanded into the middle school market, augmenting its supplementary curriculum for high school students. At the same time, the company unveiled dozens of additions to its StudySync library of modern and classic texts, bringing the total to more than 300, and new Sync-TV broadcast-quality videos, now numbering more than two dozen.

New titles from across the curriculum have been added, including “Anne Frank, Diary of a Young Girl,”“Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass,”“Nothing But the Truth: a Documentary Novel,” “Alice in Wonderland,” “Little Women,”“Paul Revere's Ride” and “Jabberwocky.”

A web-delivered academic tool, StudySync was created by national educators with the goal of inspiring higher levels of critical thinking and academic collaboration in high school and now middle-school students. The program features multimedia platforms and is accessed by using a smart phone, tablet, laptop – any device with a browser.

Pricing for StudySync starts at $175 per teacher (up to three classrooms) per year. Building and district pricing schedules are available, as are free trials.

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