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Scrible and NHSTE have partnered together to bring Scrible’s modern research and writing platform
for school & work to member districts at a reduced price.

Scrible Edu Pro

is a Web application (cloud-based software) that supports 21st century close reading, research and writing skills for students with the most advanced online annotation, research and writing tools. It lets students curate, annotate, manage and collaborate on articles in the cloud. It supports writing with citation capture, bibliography and outline editors and Google Docs/Drive and Microsoft Word/OneDrive integration. Students use advanced tools to scaffold and organize their work in one place online instead of cobbling together multiple other apps.

For educators,Scrible EduPro offers class structure, assignments and analytics. Analytics provide unprecedented visibility into students' research and writing processes via real-time progress tracking, allowing teachers and librarians to see which students are struggling and where they're stuck. Scrible also centralizes student work and makes it accessible in one place online, enabling teachers and librarians to provide real-time formative feedback. This enables personalized instruction and intervention for close reading, research and writing.



Partnered with Google and Microsoft, Scrible integrates deeply with the ecosystem of G Suite and Office applications widely used in the classroom, including Google Chrome, Docs, Drive and Classroom and Microsoft Edge, Word, OneDrive and School Data Sync. Scrible also offers single sign-on (SSO), roster sync and other integrations with widely used education technology platforms, including Schoology, ClassLink, Clever and Canvas.

Scrible Edu Pro is ideal for Personalized Learning (PL), Project Based Learning (PBL), Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) and Remote or Hybrid Learning. See the Scrible product demo and teacher testimonial here:

https://youtu.be/I_G0erLPJBs

Pandemic Support:

In the COVID chaos of spring 2020, many teachers abandoned plans to have students work on papers and projects. It was logistically hard to manage the research and writing process remotely. In normal times, teachers and librarians would meet with students in-person to provide feedback on their research (e.g. articles, annotations, citations) and writing (e.g. outlines, drafts, bibliographies). The pandemic complicates that. Fortunately, Scrible centralizes all student research and writing work online and makes it available to educators from anywhere. Teachers and librarians can access student work remotely to assess it and provide feedback asynchronously, eliminating the need for face-to-face meetings. See this message from Scrible's Founder/CEO for an intro/overview and to hear how Scribe fills a gap for distance learning:

https://youtu.be/hoFFYCC87q8


Research and Writing Skills Crisis:

Scrible is the most comprehensive platform ever built to tackle the massive research and writing skills crisis undermining students’ college and career readiness. A National Writing Project, College Board and Pew Research study reports that 60%+ of American secondary students struggle with research (e.g., using multiple sources to make an argument and assessing the quality of online information). The Carnegie Corporation reports that only 25% of 12th graders are proficient writers and 50% of high school grads aren’t ready for college writing.

Why is this? Research and writing is hard to do, teach and track. It’s very process-intensive. Students, teachers and librarians have historically cobbled together 3+ apps and/or offline workflows to manage the process (e.g. curating research, annotating it, citing it, etc.). This makes it hard for students to stay organized and for teachers and librarians to track student work that’s siloed in multiple places. Also, much of the work has historically been done at home and over long time periods (days, weeks, months), making it hard to provide timely feedback. The process-intensive nature of teaching writing also deters teachers from assigning the kind of authentic argumentative composition expected of students in college and career contexts. A 2015 study of U.S. middle schools by the Education Trust found that only 9 percent of assignments required writing more than one paragraph.

By centralizing multiple tools in one platform, Scrible simplifies an otherwise complex and often confusing learning experience for students. By centralizing student work and providing rich metrics and real-time progress monitoring, Scrible also simplifies teachers’ ability to review, assess and provide timely feedback, all of which enables teachers to efficiently and effectively assign and manage the kind of work students need to master for college and career success.


Special Education and ELL Support:

See here how Scrible supports special education and ELL students and educators:

Special Education and ELL Support 

Scrible Adds Assistive Features for Accessibility and Comprehension


To request
more information or a quote,
please contact:

Cyndy Currier

NHSTE
PO Box 358
Georges Mills, NH 03751
ccurrier@mac.com
603-801-0444
Fax: 603-763-3473




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