Online Learning Update

November 30, 2011

Deeper Learning Online: Engaging Students Across the Humanities

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:10 am

by Tom Vander Ark, Huffington Post

StudySync is “online learning that inspires higher levels of reading, writing and critical thinking.” StudySync content is generated from reading lists from universities and aligned with Common Core State Standards and specifically reflecting the Common Core’s Performance Tasks. Teachers are able to consistently and continually monitor students and provide ongoing assessments using Sync-Lessons, Management and Assessment tools. Through SyncTV students are able to watch high quality videos of academic discourse, modeling college level for high-school product and high-school level for middle school, on a subjects across the humanities, helping to develop confidence and patterns of analysis.  “StudySync really helps the courses within the Humanities develop meaningful writings that are essential to the Literacy Standards mandated in the Common Core,” said Kathleen Miltz, an assistant high school principal near Indianapolis. She continued, “I definitely think that the features of StudySync boost critical thinking and writing.

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