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Welcome to the Subtext Support center. We think we’ve covered everything within the topic areas below, but we’re always surprised by the creative ways teachers are using Subtext. If you can’t find an answer or have additional questions or suggestions, just email us at subtext@renaissance.com.

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Get Started

New to Subtext? Here's a quick overview of all the teaching and learning opportunities available to you through Subtext!

Get Content

Read millions of free and paid books, as well as PDF documents and web articles, all within your Subtext library.

Create & Manage Groups

Groups make it easy to distribute content to your class and read together in a closed environment.

Login & Settings

Customize everything from your profile and privacy settings to the appearance of your books and library.

Teacher Controls

Explore the variety of ways teachers can stay in control of their students and groups.

Add Instruction

Start discussions, embed videos, and add assignments to transform any text into a digital classroom.

Manage Your Notes

DIscussions turn reading into collaboration. Keep track of note location, visibility, and replies.

Subtext & Edmodo

Import your Edmodo groups and share notes and discussion prompts right to your class' Edmodo page

Premium Features

Find out about adding more nonfiction and Common Core support to your classroom.

New Features

We’re always striving to make Subtext better. Here are just the latest features & functionality we’ve added:

  • Collaborate in PDFs: Email yourself a PDF, then ‘Open in Subtext’ and create discussions.
  • Common Core Assignments in Any Book or Article: Over 50 templates sortable by text type, grade, and standard. Choose a template (i.e. ‘Sum it Up’), then use our suggested tagging and writing activities or add your own. Learn More »
  • Article Collections: Over 200 curated nonfiction and informational texts sorted by CCSS reading range and topic.
  • Streamlined Highlight & Tag: Highlighting and tagging in one step helps you organize passages and evidence more easily. Assignment tags automatically pushed into students’ highlight menu.
    Learn More »

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