Teacher Review For StudySync

Engaging graphics, videos, texts help students become better readers and writers

Scott M.
Classroom teacher
American Canyon High School
American Canyon, CA
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My Grades 9, 12
My Subjects Social Studies
My Rating 5
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time More than 15 minutes
Great for Homework
Individual
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
ELL
General
How I Use It
In my team-taught Humanities class, we use StudySync to find writings to go along with the historical concept we are studying. In Government, I used the StudySync Blasts as a way to get my students more interested in current events.
My Take
StudySync is a well-designed ELA/Social Studies resource that allows students to read (and listen to) curated fiction and non-fiction texts, write written responses, and respond to their peers in a protected environment. For social studies, it also has "StudySync Blasts," which are current event articles to which students can respond with brief-Twitter-like comments.