AtlasNext Features

AtlasNext is the leading online planning, assessment and reporting platform for independent schools world-wide.

By providing schools with one unified system on a consistent, modern and mobile-ready interface, AtlasNext offers a seamless & integrated experience for school leaders, teachers, students, and parents.

AtlasNext is the teaching and learning platform offering an integrated experience for school leaders, teachers, students, and parents.

Atlas Features

Atlas is the leading curriculum planning platform designed to meet your schools needs. With Atlas, school’s around the world initiate, revamp, and continuously refine and improve their curriculum development process in one unified system. As the trusted choice for over 6,000 schools in 130 countries, Atlas offers a seamless and integrated experience for teachers, administrators, and curriculum writers.

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Planning

Customized for Your Curriculum Journey

  • Whether you are using the Backward Design Approach or starting unit plans with core content and skills, Atlas is ready to support your unique curriculum design approach.
  • Unit planner templates are designed to evolve with your process as you progress in your curriculum journey.
  • Requirements and examples for each mapping element can be incorporated into the template to guide teachers through the curriculum writing process.
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Browsing Your School-Wide Curriculum

  • Within Atlas, your school and district-wide curriculum is one-click away for all teachers, spanning all subjects and grade levels.
  • Teachers can easily apply filter with grade, subject, or course.
  • Schools can manage different types of designs for the same course by using the curriculum “Map Type”.
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Course at a Glance

  • Browse your Unit Calendar within your course at a glance.
  • Slide the unit length bar to easily adjust the duration of a unit.
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One-click Access

  • Personalize your Atlas landing page to keep your most frequently-needed pages and essential reports at your fingertips.
  • Drag and drop to rearrange the panels on the page.
  • Build template landing pages for groups of users to best suit their needs.
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Powerful Global Search

  • Every element of your written curriculum by keyword, or hone in on specific standards, units, and resources.
  • See in a pie or bar chart where a concept is addressed in the curriculum – and in which subjects, grades, and courses.
  • Use variable filters to narrow down your search parameters.

Standards Alignment

  • Align and reference from the most comprehensive collection of standards in the industry.
  • Search, or use the drill-able menu to find the standards that your unit or assessment is aligned to.
  • Track what standards have been targeted and assessed—and how often—in a specific course, while designing new units or assessments.

Track Learning Goals

  • Easily track school-wide learning goals (SLOs), 21st Century skills, or life and career skills, and how they are integrated into your curriculum.
  • Use visual icons to identify and highlight essential or support standards, or learning goals.
  • Seamlessly integrate diverse goals into the unit planner for quick access and alignment.

Assessment Planning and Strategies

  • Customize your school’s assessment method list to guide and track assessment practices.
  • Gain insights into how those assessment methods are used by various grades and subjects with detailed pie and bar charts.
  • Take snapshots of these reports to track changes periodically.
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Customized for Your Curriculum Journey

  • Whether you are using the Backward Design Approach or starting unit plans with core content and skills, Atlas is ready to support your unique curriculum design approach.
  • Unit planner templates are designed to evolve with your process as you progress in your curriculum journey.
  • Requirements and examples for each mapping element can be incorporated into the template to guide teachers through the curriculum writing process.
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Browsing Your School-Wide Curriculum

  • Within Atlas, your school and district-wide curriculum is one-click away for all teachers, spanning all subjects and grade levels.
  • Teachers can easily apply filter with grade, subject, or course.
  • Schools can manage different types of designs for the same course by using the curriculum “Map Type”.
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Course at a Glance

  • Browse your Unit Calendar within your course at a glance.
  • Slide the unit length bar to easily adjust the duration of a unit.
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One-click Access

  • Personalize your Atlas landing page to keep your most frequently-needed pages and essential reports at your fingertips.
  • Drag and drop to rearrange the panels on the page.
  • Build customized dashboards to support the needs of user groups.
global search

Powerful Global Search

  • Every element of your written curriculum by keyword, or hone in on specific standards, units, and resources.
  • See in a pie or bar chart where a concept is addressed in the curriculum – and in which subjects, grades, and courses.
  • Use variable filters to narrow down your search parameters.
standards

Standards Alignment

  • Align and reference from the most comprehensive collection of standards in the industry.
  • Search, or use the drill-able menu to find the standards that your unit or assessment is aligned to.
  • Track what standards have been targeted and assessed—and how often—in a specific course, while designing new units or assessments.
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Track Learning Goals

  • Easily track school-wide learning goals (SLOs), 21st Century skills, or life and career skills, and how they are integrated into your curriculum.
  • Use visual icons to identify and highlight essential or support standards, or learning goals.
  • Seamlessly integrate diverse goals into the unit planner for quick access and alignment.
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Assessment Planning and Strategies

  • Customize your school’s assessment method list to guide and track assessment practices.
  • Gain insights into how those assessment methods are used by various grades and subjects with detailed pie and bar charts.
  • Take snapshots of these reports to track changes periodically.
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Learning & Teaching

  • See how different teachers implement unit plans in their own classroom through lesson planning.
  • Manage your own lesson templates as a teacher; or build uniform school-created templates that all teachers use.
  • Easily select from target standards in a unit and add resources for each lesson.
  • Send lesson plans from Atlas to your Google Classroom to share with students!
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Reflection with Analytics

Turn Curriculum Data into Powerful Insights

  • See where standards and other learning goals are taught and assessed across grade levels to make sure students are reaching learning targets for successful transitions.
  • Easily run reports across your curriculum for gaps and redundancies, standards alignment, scope and sequence, and interdisciplinary connections.
  • Apply findings to determine ways to modify and supplement your curriculum with resources and instructional planning.

Vertical and Horizontal Scope and Sequence

  • Build scope and sequence documents across different grades for the same discipline; or across different disciplines for the same grade.
  • Quickly identify opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration.
  • Recognize gaps and repetitions in your curriculum and make adjustments.

Comparative Unit Calendar

  • View the unit calendar for multiple courses, all at once.
  • Select units directly from the calendar view to compare the details of these units.
  • Pinpoint common themes and opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration.

Enhance Communication through Comments & Discussions

  • Leave notes to yourself during the process of curriculum writing and refinement.
  • Post notes for others to offer resources, ideas for collaboration, and feedback.
  • Engage in online discussions about a course, a unit, or a report.
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API & Integrations

Single-Sign-On

  • Log in to Atlas using Google, Office 365, Clever credentials, or your school’s ADFS accounts

AtlasNext and ManageBac Integrations

  • Seamlessly add, browse and edit Atlas with AtlasNext or ManageBac Classes
  • Extend Atlas units into the classroom with assessment tasks & resources in the AtlasNext or ManageBac stream

Google Suite for Education Integration:

  • Use the Google picker to select files from your Cloud drives
  • Easily push lessons created in Atlas to your Google Classroom

LTI Integration

  • Atlas can be integrated into any LTI-ready Learning Platform as an LTI tool, such as Canvas, Schoology, and many others

OneRoster Ready

  • Sync with Student Information Systems through Classlink Integration
  • Directly import OneRoster ready data
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Curriculum

Tailored for the unique needs of Independent and International schools world-wide, AtlasNext provides broad curriculum support and customizable assessment & reporting into a sleek, mobile-ready, and easy to use interface. Full support for American, British, Australian, and build-your-own curricula means that AtlasNext will support your whole school.

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Unit Planners

The AtlasNext unit planner allows you to collaboratively organize and plan your subjects with resources.

Centralized Curriculum Planning

Organize coverage of topics and eliminate paperwork, have the ability to select from hundreds of standards (such as the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, AP Frameworks and more), and use the customized planner to meet the needs of your curriculum!

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Academic Standards & Curriculum Updates

With over 607 sets of academic & accreditation standards and benchmarks to our schools comprising the world’s largest indexed collection of over 1.5 million fully-licensed academic standards.

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Learning & Teaching

With a unique approach and design, AtlasNext supports effective implementation of your chosen curricula:

  • Collaboratively plan your curriculum using flexible unit planners
  • Robust and visual curriculum analytics powering a reflective curriculum review process
  • Manage lessons, Service Learning and PBL aligned to your curriculum goals
  • Integrated assessment & reporting with customizable report cards
  • Improve school-to-home communication with students & parents
Stream Resources

Classes

Staff can view events, tasks, deadlines, exams, and entire calendars by cohort year, individual class, or activity group (i.e. Basketball Club). Students also have access to their own calendar, which is populated with their associated items and updated in real-time.

Tasks

Create summative and formative tasks linked to units, custom categories, and resources with support for differentiation. Allow for student uploads and plagiarism checking with our Turnitin integration.

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Supported file types

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  • Website or Video
  • GDocs
  • Files (PDF, PPT, DOC, TXT)
  • Photo
  • Note
Tasks

Attendance

Teachers record class attendance based on the configured preferences (i.e. weekdays and rotation-based, categories, days off). Admins can manage attendance by student, class, or curriculum and set daily digests, send reminders to teachers, and absences to parents.

Attendance

Calendar

As a teacher or administrator, you can view assignment, deadlines, exams, and entire class calendars by year, group (such as Basketball or Drama Club), or by individual class. Students also get a real-time view of their term as calendar items are synced as soon as they are added by their instructors.

Class Calendar

Messages

Communicate with teachers and students within cohort years, classes, and groups. Provide individual student feedback on tasks, which is also visible to their parents to track progress throughout the term.

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Remote Learning

Teachers can schedule virtual class time with our built-on Zoom integration or other video conferencing tools. Any online lesson will appear in students’ calendars, as well as their class stream. Additionally, our built-in Presentation Mode allows teachers to present and screen-share learning materials during online lessons, directly from the Class Stream.

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Portfolio

Students gradually build a digital portfolio over time as they submit coursework into their classes for individual tasks and assessments. All submitted work is automatically grouped into subjects with learning goals linked to specific, school-created attributes. All portfolio can be exported as PDFs.

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Assessment & Reporting

Tailored for the unique need of independent schools, our systems provide customizable gradebooks, built-in assessment and annotation tools, as well as integrations with Google Docs for coursework submission and TurnItIn for plagiarism prevention.

Gradebook

Submit individual task and term assessments by points and anecdotal feedback with customized category weightings and grade boundaries. Create term rubrics for all or specific subjects. Administrators can track in real-time the progress of term grade submissions by subject or student.

Term Grade

Google Docs

In less than 3 clicks, teachers can link, assign, and distribute a Google Doc template to their entire class. For students, this provides one-click access to their GDocs editor with the coursework template pre-loaded, and automatically saves the submitted GDoc to their portfolio with all marks and annotations preserved for future reference.

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Our Turnitin integration allows student coursework to be automatically submitted through Turnitin prior to grading in order to improve student writing, empower original thinking, and prevent plagiarism. Access all Feedback Studio features directly from within AtlasNext.

Annotations

Vantage Reader is a built-in tool for all marking and annotation of submitted coursework. Designed to be collaborative, multiple authors can comment and annotate individual assignments in parallel - Just like in Google Docs.

6 Annotation styles

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Text Box

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Report Cards

Customizable report card templates to match your curricula.

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Customizable report card templates that are seamlessly integrated with homeroom, class gradebooks and attendance. Include a cover letter with signatures, summary of achievement, class reports, advisor and student reflections, attendance, extra-curricular activities, and grade & rubric descriptions. Generate reports in bulk as print-ready, PDFs which can also be distributed securely to parents and students online.

AtlasNext for Mobile iOS Android

For Students, Parents, Teachers and Coordinators

The new AtlasNext mobile app supports all user types including students, parents, teachers, coordinators & admins across all curriculum programs with an improved experience on tablet & phone for all key functions: from taking attendance, classroom management, messaging, and more.

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School-to-Home

The Parent Portal provides parents with a local language interface to keep track of their children’s performance, view upcoming tasks and portfolio items, submit attendance excusals, and communicate directly with teachers for real time updates about their child’s academic progress.

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Are you ready to explore AtlasNext?

Learn more about how to enable your school to collaboratively plan, share, and analyze your curriculum.

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