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As a teacher, one of the most difficult things about your responsibility to students is teaching them real-world, real-time applications of events in history. Elementary school students now were not even born when historically significant events such as the September 11 attacks occurred, but most of you can probably remember where you were and what you were doing on that fateful day. So what is...

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...

Teacher Professional Development Made Easier

We have mentioned some notable changes to our online tools over the last couple of weeks. We wanted to make online student reporting easier, have functions that made testing students simpler, and revamped our teacher professional development site for better usability. The following elements on our site were updated and went live February 1st: Autosave Function on Assessments (reviewed here)...

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...

Online Learning Improves with Student Accounts

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Optimizing online learning in your classroom can be a hefty task. If you are already using the Studies Weekly online tool,  you have probably used or are encouraging your students’ parents to use our Parent Accounts. Most classrooms in the U.S. are connected to the internet today. The internet can be a significant online learning tool in your classroom, but because different students learn...

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...

Increase Parent Involvement with Our Parent Accounts

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First off, it was so great to see so many of you at NCSS 2017 this year! We also got to engage with a lot of you during our virtual Veterans Day Assembly event. It is always a great pleasure for us to talk to you and find out more about what you’re looking for in your classrooms. These conversations help us build and develop useful tools like the Parent Accounts we’re going over in...