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StudySync literacy platform upgrades

StudySync (www.studysync.com), the standards-based literacy curriculum from BookheadEd Learning, has upgraded several features and added a mobile application.
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StudySync (www.studysync.com), the standards-based literacy curriculum from BookheadEd Learning, has upgraded several features and added a mobile application.

StudySync is a cross-curricular literacy platform for grades 4-12 and provides hundreds of core texts, video and media resources. The upgrades include the following:

– Greater selection of middle school-level titles in the platform’s online library
– Lexile® measure for every text in the library
– In-program annotation tool to aid reading comprehension and text analysis
– Distinction in Blast writing prompt options for middle and high school discussions, plus new topic themes
– Mobile device application for short form writing practice
– Customization option for rubrics
– More informative home page

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