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Newly Formed Diversity Board

We have implemented a new Diversity Board to our product development team. We organized the board to integrate and maintain cultural competence within our curriculum materials. The Board Members Studies Weekly is one of only a handful of educational companies to incorporate a Diversity Board onto its team. “Our diversity board helps us to ensure that our new content is culturally inclusive...

Appointment of New CEO: John McCurdy

John McCurdy has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer effective May 1, 2018. McCurdy succeeds Studies Weekly’s previous CEO, Ed Rickers, who announced his desire to step down and retire after almost 20 years of continuous service to the company. “My role is to continue to safeguard the vision of Studies Weekly and, when the timing is right, unveil more of that vision. There’s definitely...

State Standards are Covered with Studies Weekly

Our award-winning publications are designed to cover all of your state standards.

At Studies Weekly, we often tout the phrase that our product is created “by teachers, for teachers.” Specifically, this means that our staff consists of veteran teachers who know what is important to you as a teacher. This includes strict compliance with state standards. Process Ensures Standards Compliance Each of our publications goes through a rigorous process to ensure compliance...

February 2018 Wrap-up and Look Ahead

It’s been a great month here at Studies Weekly. With our amazing social studies materials hot off the presses, we are getting ready to ship these out to teachers all over the country. We couldn’t do what we do without all of you, and we are deeply appreciative. We wanted to start off this month with a recap of what’s been going on as well as give you a look ahead of what...

Our Award-Winning Classroom Resources

For over 30 years, Studies Weekly has been working hard to create and produce valuable classroom products for teachers like you to use in your classrooms. We are now beyond excited to announce that we will now be bringing you award-winning classroom resources. Most Promising New Textbook Award Mississippi Studies Weekly has been awarded a 2018 Most Promising New Textbook Award by the Textbook and...

Improved Student Gradebook and Online Student Reporting

As we mentioned last week, we have made some notable changes to how our online tools function. We wanted to make online student reporting easier, have functions that made testing students simpler, and redesigned our professional development site for better usability. As of February 1, 2018, the following elements on our site have been updated: Autosave Function on Assessments (click link for our...

Autosave Function for Online K-6 Testing Available

No more completing tests and losing all the answers if something happens!

At Studies Weekly, we get a lot of feedback from you, our valued customers. The other day, one of our teachers reached out on Facebook to ask whether the autosave function would be available soon for online K-6 testing. We want that teacher to know–like we want all of you to know–that we’ve been listening. As a direct result of your feedback, we have begun to roll out a few...

PledgeCents Makes Classroom Fundraising Easy

We have talked to many of our teachers at various education events we attend, such as the NCSS 2017 event in November and the upcoming Empower18 conference in March. A common thread we hear from many teachers is that affording the classroom materials necessary for effective teaching is difficult. On average, teachers spend $600 out of their own pockets towards their classrooms every year...

Studies Weekly Wishes You Happy Holidays!

Happy holidays from the Studies Weekly family! As we wrap up 2017 and go into the new year, we wanted to give a shout out to the great teachers who make our work possible. None of us could do this without you, and we are so grateful. We have had a great year and are looking forward to the great things that await in 2018. After some feedback from some of our valued customers, we have decided to...

Employee Profile: Ed Rickers, Company CEO

Before taking command of the Studies Weekly ship, Ed was heavily entrenched in sales as a door to door salesman. Studies Weekly began as a project with its first operations in his garage in the late 90s. Now, two decades later and fueled by Diet Coke and immense passion, Ed has grown his garage project into a successful multimillion dollar company (and we work in a building now, please...