StudySync ELA and SyncBlasts for Social Studies Selected as Winners in the 2020 EdTech Digest Awards

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 1:29 pm

Annual awards program recognizes innovators, leaders, and trendsetters in education technology

Sonoma, CA (May 13, 2020)StudySync today announced that StudySync ELA and SyncBlast for Social Studies products were selected as winners in the categories of Best Language Arts and Best Social Studies categories respectively, in The 2020 EdTech Cool Tool Awards by EdTech Digest. The company’s SyncBlasts for Science product was named a finalist in the category of best science solution.

The esteemed national EdTech Awards program has sought to celebrate and highlight the innovators, leaders, and trendsetters across the K-12, Higher Education, and Skills and Workforce sectors for the past 10 years. This year’s finalists and winners were narrowed from the larger field and judged based on various criteria, including pedagogical workability, efficacy and results, support, clarity, value and potential.

“We are honored to have StudySync recognized for the dynamic way it empowers teachers to personalize learning, engage students with relevant content, and ensure academic success whether students are learning in school or at a distance,” said Robert Romano, CEO, StudySync. “Our focus has always been to leverage the power of technology to meet students where they are.”

The company’s flagship program, StudySync ELA, is a comprehensive English Language Arts curriculum designed to meet the rigorous academic needs of today’s classroom. With over 2000 works of literature –with an increasingly diverse selection of titles in English and Spanish, StudySync is now used by over 1.6MM students and teachers.

SyncBlasts for Social Studies offers reading and writing assignments that present engaging, inquiry-based instruction for students in grades 6-12. Providing a variety of rich multimedia lesson resources—including a news show, Previews, and Explainer videos—SyncBlasts is designed to intellectually engage students and foster academic inquiry and conversation as students delve deep into social studies and current events —all through a contemporary lens.

“A very big congratulations to the finalists and winners of The EdTech Awards 2020,” said Editor-in-Chief of EdTech Digest, Victor Rivero. “To those moving students forward across K-12, higher education, and workforce learning—in these unprecedented times we hope this recognition brings you some much-deserved joy and light to help see you through!”

A complete list of finalists and winners can be found at

About StudySync

StudySync is a leading developer of the most engaging, socially connected, and rigorous academic learning products for grades 6-12. StudySync, its hallmark offering of the same name, is an award-winning, comprehensive English language arts curriculum. The company’s most recently released product, SyncBlasts, expands the company’s scope to include an engaging, supplemental digital inquiry solution for both social studies and science classrooms.

For more information about technology-relevant educational products from StudySync, visit

McGraw-Hill Education is the exclusive distributor of StudySync products in the United States.



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