With guidance from international school teachers, our global curriculum is designed to provide culturally appropriate, diverse texts that fit with your pace of instruction while covering all the Common Core State Standards.
StudySync’s unique blend of contemporary and classic literature comes together with the program’s rigorous reading routines to dynamically instruct students toward mastery.
Skill lessons ensure students build foundational language and comprehension skills, as well as reading, writing, and research on inquiry skills every day.
Resources are organized around a first read, a close read, and an associated skill lesson. ELL skill lessons emphasize explicit vocabulary instruction, language acquisition, and reading comprehension.
Writing and Grammar Projects guide students through the process of writing multi-paragraph essays in a variety of forms. Explicit writing instruction through a combination of Writing Process and Skill lessons, guide students through the stages of Planning, Drafting, Revising, Editing, and Publishing.
Self, peer, and teacher evaluations are embedded in every unit lesson to provide teachers a wide variety of short and longer cycle formative assessment options. End-of-unit summative assessments combine progress monitoring tools and targeted lessons for re-teaching and remediation to meet the needs of all learners.
Our peer review platform creates a community of writers giving students an authentic audience to provide immediate feedback every time they write. Anonymous peer review helps build students into skilled writers and critical thinkers.
Technology is ever-evolving. No one downloads an app or computer program without having access to improvements and updates. It’s the same with StudySync. As new opportunities for better instruction, assessment, and student collaboration become available, we offer them directly to you, like our recent Google Classroom integration.
StudySync’s click ‘n play platform gives you the lesson sequence to drive student progress with additional options to tailor instruction for individual student needs. These are easy-to-use resources that help you plan at a moment’s notice.
Cover thematically-linked texts from a variety of genres with explicit lesson instructions and differentiation strategies. Lessons can be adjusted to fit the mode and goals of each day, or you can create your own lessons and units
With content that can be accessed seamlessly across digital, print, and a student mobile app, our flexible delivery options let you choose what works best for you and your students.
With grouping suggestions in every lesson plan, you can choose the setup to help students both collaborate and practice independently, while staying true to your teaching style.
Students watch English-speaking peers participate in person or online in a collaborative discussion to help critically analyze a text. These episodes show students how to communicate in a critical discussion of literature, how to support their viewpoint with text evidence, and how to skillfully use academic vocabulary – all while collaborating with their peers.
SkillsTV utilizes English-speaking young adults to model a conversational tone as they describe new key literary skills, such as plot, theme, character development, and tone, among others. These videos also include concept definitions, where young adults define and break down the key components of a skill or strategy.