SONOMA, Calif. (May 14, 2013) — StudySync (www.studysync.com), the ground-breaking Common Core literacy curriculum from BookheadEd Learning, is the winning “Trendsetter” product in the 2013 EdTech Digest Awards program. The third annual recognition program honors outstanding tools, trendsetters and leaders in the education and technology sector.

StudySync is a cross-curricular solution for grades 4-12 with hundreds of core texts, dynamic video and media built to inspire and advance reading, writing, listening and critical thinking skills. An all-in-one platform designed from the Common Core Standards, StudySync is accessible on all devices anytime, anywhere.

“We are honored to receive this award as it recognizes our position as a leader in engaging today’s students and helping them develop the deep critical thinking skills they need to succeed in an ever-changing, digitally-centric world,” said Robert Romano, CEO, StudySync.

This year’s program featured some of the most robust entries ever. In all, more than 200 finalists were named in more than 40 categories and subcategories. StudySync was the overall winner in the “Product or Service Setting a Trend” subcategory under the main Trendsetter awards category, which includes notable people or products shaping the space. The other two main awards categories are the Cool Tool awards, which recognize the best new, emerging and established technology solutions for education, and the EdTech Leadership awards, which recognize outstanding forward-thinking contributions to learning and technology.

A distinguished panel of industry influencers and veterans conducted this year’s evaluation proceedings. “Our judges are giants among us, having influenced millions through their efforts at improving, advancing and modernizing education,” said Victor Rivero, who oversees the program as Editor in Chief of EdTech Digest. “They are highly regarded leaders from a variety of experiences, but what they all have in common is a keen eye for what works in education and technology.”

About BookheadEd Learning, LLC
BookheadEd Learning, based in Sonoma, Calif. connects students in grades 4 through 12 to the great ideas of mankind through technology, video, multimedia, and a rich library of classic and modern texts. StudySync, its award-winning flagship product, uses web-delivered educational tools – including broadcast-quality video, digital media, mobile platforms and social networking —to help teachers meet the demands of the Common Core Standards and inspire higher levels of reading, writing, critical thinking, academic discourse and peer-to-peer collaboration. For more information about BookheadEd Learning and its StudySync educational platform, visit http://www.studysync.com.

About EdTech Digest, LLC
EdTech Digest is a leading source of cool tools, in-depth interviews and notable trends in the education and technology space. Celebrating all the latest gadgets, gizmos and new technologies moving education forward, the online magazine delves deeper into the stories of the people behind the technology to discover what drives them to conceptualize, create, develop and deploy their products and services to the masses. Featuring movers and shakers in and around education dedicated to making a difference for our future generations, read it online at www.edtechdigest.com

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