Atlas Features

Designed TO POWER YOUR SCHOOL’S CURRICULUM

  • 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

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.

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”.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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”.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

API & Integrations

Single-Sign-On

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

ManageBac Integration

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

OneRoster Ready (Available in 2019)

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

LTI Integration (Available in 2019)

  • Atlas can be integrated into any LTI-ready Learning Platform as an LTI tool.

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