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Guides

Browse our step-by-step guides designed to help you get started and succeed with AtlasNext.

Guides

Browse our step-by-step guides designed to help you get started and succeed with Atlas.

Guide to Remote Learning with AtlasNext

Guide to Remote Learning with AtlasNext

AtlasNext brings curriculum, instruction and assessment together, to facilitate a meaningful learning experience no matter what the physical distance between you and your student is. Read our guide to learn more about how AtlasNext can support you and your school with remote teaching and learning.

AtlasNext: Quick Start Guide for Account Setup

AtlasNext: Quick Start Guide for Account Setup

Read our AtlasNext quick start guide to set up your account, browse our FAQ & resources, and learn more about our support and implementation services.

Atlas Assessment Style Guide

Atlas Assessment Style Guide

Read our short guide on 3 quick tips for how to get started with creating an assessment style guide in Atlas.

AtlasNext 2020 Overview

AtlasNext 2020 Overview

An overview of the company background, AtlasNext features, training & support, other products & integration partners, and more.

AtlasNext Quick Start Guide for Classes

AtlasNext Quick Start Guide for Classes

Get started with your Classes module on AtlasNext, and read about available modules, the FAQ, resources to help you get started, and support and implementation.

Quick Start Guide: AtlasNext Service and Project-Based Learning

Quick Start Guide: AtlasNext Service and Project-Based Learning

Our Service Learning and Project-Based Learning Quick Start Guide walks you through how these programs can be tracked in AtlasNext. Take a look at this guide to learn how to set-up your programs and get an idea for the user experience within these two areas of the site.

Guide: Creating Templates That Work

Guide: Creating Templates That Work

Read our Atlas short guide with tips and tricks for creating templates that work. We answer the question: Why does changing the unit template matter?

Prioritize Curriculum Goals in Atlas

Prioritize Curriculum Goals in Atlas

Read our 2-page guide on 5 steps for prioritizing curriculum goals on supporting the transition to online instruction.

Guide: Support Curriculum Review with Atlas Reports

Guide: Support Curriculum Review with Atlas Reports

Use this guide to see how different Atlas reports support the different roles within a school.

6 Tips for Teachers

6 Tips for Teachers

This 2-page guide outlines 6 tips for teachers on developing and using curriculum in Atlas.

Simplify School Accreditation with Atlas

Simplify School Accreditation with Atlas

Learn how schools use Atlas to enhance their accreditation process from initial planning, evidence gathering, reporting to the site visit, and creating a plan for improvement.

Building Institutional Memory with Atlas

Building Institutional Memory with Atlas

In this guide, walk through AISK’s documentation process for storing its collective memories and how this has a direct impact on the way school faculty engages with that information.

Preparing for Your Atlas System Archive

Preparing for Your Atlas System Archive

Completing a few simple Admin tasks before and after the archive will ensure that your school captures an accurate record of its curriculum and is prepared for the following year’s curriculum planning.

Beginning of Year Checklist for Atlas System Administrators

Beginning of Year Checklist for Atlas System Administrators

We created a simple checklist for System Administrators to use to update Atlas at the beginning of the year.

Tips for Communicating in Atlas

Tips for Communicating in Atlas

We all know that collaboration is integral for a strong curriculum process, and Atlas collaboration features support to stay in continuous communication with each other.

Training New Teachers in Atlas

Training New Teachers in Atlas

New school year, new teachers! This six-step guide outlinesthe process to training new teachers in using Atlas.

Analyzing Curriculum with Atlas Reports

Analyzing Curriculum with Atlas Reports

Here we will examine some of the questions you might ask yourself before turning to Atlas reports, and we’ll look at which reports best answer those questions.

End of Year Checklist for Atlas System Administrators

End of Year Checklist for Atlas System Administrators

At the end of each school year or in preparation for next year, it’s important for the System Administrator to do a few things after the curriculum has been archived in Atlas.

Adopted Curriculum Process Considerations

Adopted Curriculum Process Considerations

A style guide is a ‘cheat sheet’ schools create to clearly set out definitions and expectations for their unit planner.

Getting Started with AtlasNext for Attendance and Behavior

Getting Started with AtlasNext for Attendance and Behavior

Read our comprehensive guide for getting started with your AtlasNext Attendance and Behavior Subscription. In this guide, we review how to set up your account, technical requirements, what your subscription offers, support and training options, and more!

On-Demand Webinars

Watch our pre-recorded webinars to help you get the most of of AtlasNext.

On-Demand Webinars

Watch our pre-recorded webinars to help you get the most of of Atlas.

Navigating Atlas

Navigating Atlas

In this webinar, you will explore your Atlas system and gain hands-on experience developing curriculum in Atlas.

Entrenamiento Basico de Atlas

Entrenamiento Basico de Atlas

En este seminario web, vas a explorar tu sistema de Atlas, ganar experiencia desarrollando el currículo en Atlas, y navegar el planificador de lecciones.

Atlas System Administrator

Atlas System Administrator

In this webinar, we review how to manage user accounts, add and edit courses, adjust your academic calendar and manage your archive date.

Administrador del Sistema 1

Administrador del Sistema 1

En este seminario web, vas a Localizar el Dashboard de Administrador, Gestionar cuentas de usuario, Gestionar cursos y derechos de editar, Cambiar el Calendario y el Archivo Anual.

System Admin 2

System Admin 2

In this webinar, you will; review site activity reports, explore template customization options, gain additional tips & tricks.

System Admin 3: Lesson Planning and Template Design

System Admin 3: Lesson Planning and Template Design

Own your system customization process and learn about our new capabilities that allow you to manage the unit planner templates, and guide the lesson planning process with admin-level lesson planner templates.

Atlas Reports

Atlas Reports

We’ll walk through our most popular Atlas reports in this webinar to help you maximize your productivity as you review your curriculum in Atlas.

Equity in Education Series: How Schools are Supporting Equity

Equity in Education Series: How Schools are Supporting Equity

Join three educators as they share their process for supporting the conversation around equity and discuss ways they are addressing equity in their school curriculum and culture.

Equity in Education Series: How Schools are Supporting Equity

Equity in Education Series: How Schools are Supporting Equity

Join three educators as they share their process for supporting the conversation around equity and discuss ways they are addressing equity in their school curriculum and culture.

Equity in Education Series: Addressing Microaggressions in School

Equity in Education Series: Addressing Microaggressions in School

In this workshop, we will explore what racial microaggressions are and the harmful effects they have on individuals and communities.

Equity in Education Series: Addressing Microaggressions in School

Equity in Education Series: Addressing Microaggressions in School

In this workshop, we will explore what racial microaggressions are and the harmful effects they have on individuals and communities.

Equity in Education Series: The Impact of Racial Trauma on Youth

Equity in Education Series: The Impact of Racial Trauma on Youth

In this discussion, we will explore how pervasive racism is and the biological and functional consequences it imposes.

Equity in Education Series: The Impact of Racial Trauma on Youth

Equity in Education Series: The Impact of Racial Trauma on Youth

In this discussion, we will explore how pervasive racism is and the biological and functional consequences it imposes.

Equity in Education Series: Teaching Tolerance's Social Justice Standards

Equity in Education Series: Teaching Tolerance's Social Justice Standards

Join us as Kimberly Burkhalter, from Teaching Tolerance, provides insight into the Social Justice Standards.

Equity in Education Series: Teaching Tolerance's Social Justice Standards

Equity in Education Series: Teaching Tolerance's Social Justice Standards

Join us as Kimberly Burkhalter, from Teaching Tolerance, provides insight into the Social Justice Standards.

How to Conduct Remote Assessments with AssessPrep - Live Q&A

How to Conduct Remote Assessments with AssessPrep - Live Q&A

Join us to find out how you can continue the learning and assessment process for your students remotely.

Leaders Helping Leaders: A Conversation on Assessment Practices during Remote Learning

Leaders Helping Leaders: A Conversation on Assessment Practices during Remote Learning

Join us as we have 3 leaders share their current strategies on assessing students during a remote learning environment.

Curriculum Writing: Sharpen Your Focus with Content and Skills

Curriculum Writing: Sharpen Your Focus with Content and Skills

This webinar will walk you through how to clearly articulate and identify your content and skills in addition to providing tips and tricks.

Curriculum Writing: Sharpen Your Focus with Content and Skills

Curriculum Writing: Sharpen Your Focus with Content and Skills

This webinar will walk you through how to clearly articulate and identify your content and skills in addition to providing tips and tricks.

Part 1: Unit Planning with English Learners in Mind

Part 1: Unit Planning with English Learners in Mind

Language is not learned in isolation, meaning that all teachers of English Learners (ELs) should consider themselves teachers of both language and content.

Part 1: Unit Planning with English Learners in Mind

Part 1: Unit Planning with English Learners in Mind

Language is not learned in isolation, meaning that all teachers of English Learners (ELs) should consider themselves teachers of both language and content.

Part 2: Unit Planning with English Learners in Mind

Part 2: Unit Planning with English Learners in Mind

Language is not learned in isolation, meaning that all teachers of English Learners (ELs) should consider themselves teachers of both language and content.

Part 2: Unit Planning with English Learners in Mind

Part 2: Unit Planning with English Learners in Mind

Language is not learned in isolation, meaning that all teachers of English Learners (ELs) should consider themselves teachers of both language and content.

Social Media: a Springboard for Narrative, Argument, and Student Self-Refection

Social Media: a Springboard for Narrative, Argument, and Student Self-Refection

This webinar will examine how social media (Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter) can serve as a platform for students to create original narratives and arguments with which members of the entire school community can interact.

Social Media: a Springboard for Narrative, Argument, and Student Self-Refection

Social Media: a Springboard for Narrative, Argument, and Student Self-Refection

This webinar will examine how social media (Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter) can serve as a platform for students to create original narratives and arguments with which members of the entire school community can interact.

Curriculum Writing: Enduring Understanding & Essential Questions

Curriculum Writing: Enduring Understanding & Essential Questions

In this webinar we will explore how to develop strong enduring understandings and essential questions for unit plans.

Curriculum Writing: Enduring Understanding & Essential Questions

Curriculum Writing: Enduring Understanding & Essential Questions

In this webinar we will explore how to develop strong enduring understandings and essential questions for unit plans.

Atlas End of Year Prep

Atlas End of Year Prep

This webinar will walk you through 4 items you should review and adjust in Atlas before the summer holiday, so you can return in the fall for a fresh start and an organized system.

Using Atlas to Help Plan your PD for the Year

Using Atlas to Help Plan your PD for the Year

Explore how to use Atlas to inform your planning for the professional learning needs of your school or district.

Tips and Tricks for Facilitating Virtual Professional Development

Tips and Tricks for Facilitating Virtual Professional Development

Join us for a conversation about facilitating meaningful and tailored remote professional development.

Tips and Tricks for Facilitating Virtual Professional Development

Tips and Tricks for Facilitating Virtual Professional Development

Join us for a conversation about facilitating meaningful and tailored remote professional development.

Prioritize Curriculum Goals: Transitioning to Online Instruction

Prioritize Curriculum Goals: Transitioning to Online Instruction

In this webinar, we will share practical tips for reviewing curriculum to set goals and document both what will, and what will not, become a priority for online instruction.

Prioritize Curriculum Goals: Transitioning to Online Instruction

Prioritize Curriculum Goals: Transitioning to Online Instruction

In this webinar, we will share practical tips for reviewing curriculum to set goals and document both what will, and what will not, become a priority for online instruction.

Exploring Epistemic Inquiry and Why it is so Effective

Exploring Epistemic Inquiry and Why it is so Effective

The webinar will explain how epistemic inquiry is based on 4 big questions about knowledge. What exists? How do things happen? How do we come to know? What should we do with this knowledge?

Teachers Helping Teachers: A Conversation with Early Years Teachers

Teachers Helping Teachers: A Conversation with Early Years Teachers

Our panelist of teachers will share their tips and strategies about shifting their early years classroom to a virtual environment.

Using Atlas to Support Continued Learning at Home: Responding to COVID-19

Using Atlas to Support Continued Learning at Home: Responding to COVID-19

While we practice social distancing, use your curriculum maps as a tool to guide teachers and support families. This will ensure students can continue to build skills and work towards the essential learning outlined in curriculum maps.

Using an Atlas Public Site with Families

Using an Atlas Public Site with Families

In this changing educational landscape, we want to take a deeper look at how schools can use their Atlas public site to support families as more students are moving to a home-based learning environment.

Why You Should Share Your Atlas Map With Your Students

Why You Should Share Your Atlas Map With Your Students

Join this webinar to explore ways to use Atlas Curriculum Maps as a learning guide for students.

Why Change Your Unit Template

Why Change Your Unit Template

Your curriculum changes over time based on new initiatives, resources, and feedback.

3 Atlas Reports that Support Administrators

3 Atlas Reports that Support Administrators

Atlas is the home to an immense amount of curriculum data. How the data is reviewed and used can support an active curriculum process.

3 Atlas Reports that Support Department or Grade Level Leads

3 Atlas Reports that Support Department or Grade Level Leads

As a head of department or grade level lead, there is a specific lens in which the curriculum is viewed and used.

Why you Should Delete Old Courses and Units in Atlas

Why you Should Delete Old Courses and Units in Atlas

You read it right, deleting is okay- in fact, it is necessary to keep your curriculum vibrant and current.

Using Curriculum in Atlas to Support Continued Learning at Home

Using Curriculum in Atlas to Support Continued Learning at Home

Curriculum maps outline essential learning for students.

Exploring Epistemic Inquiry and Why it is so Effective

Exploring Epistemic Inquiry and Why it is so Effective

The webinar will explain how epistemic inquiry is based on 4 big questions about knowledge. What exists? How do things happen? How do we come to know? What should we do with this knowledge?

Using Atlas to Implement a Strategic Plan to Support Instruction

Using Atlas to Implement a Strategic Plan to Support Instruction

Novi CSD shares the approach and progress of their district over the last 6 years as they have implemented a comprehensive strategics plan to create a district-wide guaranteed and viable curriculum.

Concept-Based Teaching and Learning: Going Beyond the Three-Dimensions

Concept-Based Teaching and Learning: Going Beyond the Three-Dimensions

This webinar will focus on how 1 school uses Concept-Based Curriculum to explicitly target and develop 21st century competencies.

Enhancing and Accessing the MC3 Using Atlas

Enhancing and Accessing the MC3 Using Atlas

In this webinar we will explore the Michigan Citizenship Collaborative Curriculum, changes and enhancements Wayne RESA has made to the curriculum as well as how to access it via Atlas.

Creating a Unit Template that Supports Religious Values

Creating a Unit Template that Supports Religious Values

In this webinar, we will review several template examples from Catholic schools and look at ways a map can include customized categories

Success Stories

Watch our client success videos where customers share how they are using Atlas to improve their school.

Creating a Culture for Curriculum Mapping

Creating a Culture for Curriculum Mapping

Chic Foote, educational consultant from New Zealand, will walk through some of the essential steps for developing a school culture around curriculum development.

How School Leaders Cultivate a Culture of Deep Thought

How School Leaders Cultivate a Culture of Deep Thought

Erika Cravalho Ed.D., the Curriculum and Teaming Coordinator at Kapalama Middle School in Honolulu Hawai’i, shares how they have given teachers time for meaningful collaborative curriculum work in Kauno’o “Deep Thought” Days, where they use Atlas Curriculum maps as a tool to help document their work and conversations. Watch as she explains how they’ve used these days to develop common performance tasks as well as design the learning activities and instructional strategies that align to their formative assessments.

Atlas for Teachers: Making Meaning and Capturing the Day-to-Day

Atlas for Teachers: Making Meaning and Capturing the Day-to-Day

Kimberly Price (2nd Grade) and Tamsyn Dreps (Kindergarten) from Christ Presbyterian Academy debrief on our July session of our 3-day Leadership Institute, discussing how to make Atlas meaningful for teachers.

Generating Excitement and Collaboration

Generating Excitement and Collaboration

Tune in as Katherine Koonce, an Academic Dean at Christ Presbyterian Academy in Nashville, Tennessee, recounts her experience generating excitement with her core team, getting her principals to spread the word, and creating a true culture of collaboration.

Client Success Story: District Wide Curriculum

Client Success Story: District Wide Curriculum

Meet Raina Kor, Assistant Superintendent at Irvington Union Free School District, as she explains the benefits of using Atlas for curriculum mapping across the district. bringing one grade to the next.

Client Success Story: Building a District-Wide Consensus Curriculum

Client Success Story: Building a District-Wide Consensus Curriculum

Meet Dr. Kenneth Card, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculu and Instruction Curriculum Coordinator at Huntington Union Free School, as he and his team discuss the benefits of mapping across their district.

Client Success Story: Guaranteed Viable Curriculum

Client Success Story: Guaranteed Viable Curriculum

Meet Josh Ruland, grades 9-12 Curriculum Director at Indian Prairie School District in Illinois as he discusses creating guaranteed viable curriculum to create consistency district-wide.

Client Success Story: The Value of Mapping Found in Collaborative Conversations

Client Success Story: The Value of Mapping Found in Collaborative Conversations

Meet Trish Rigg, Curriculum Coordinator and Simon Owen-Williams, Head of School, as they discuss finding the value of curriculum mapping through collaborative conversations.

Atlas + FariaPD: Leadership Institutes

Atlas + FariaPD: Leadership Institutes

Learn about the Leadership Institutes that FariaPD provides.

Case Studies

Read through our case studies, written by schools who used Atlas to solve a specific problem at their school.

Blending Virtual and Onsite Professional Development

Blending Virtual and Onsite Professional Development

Read our case study with St. Richard’s Episcopal School on how they worked with FariaPD to map a sustainable curriculum mapping initiative in Atlas.

Atlas for Curriculum Development & Management

Atlas for Curriculum Development & Management

Read our case study with Colegio Nueva Granada on using Atlas for curriculum development and management.

Atlas for Organizing Curriculum & Supporting Collaboration

Atlas for Organizing Curriculum & Supporting Collaboration

Read our case study with Nazarbayev Intellectual School on using Atlas for organizing curriculum and supporting collaboration.

Atlas for Reporting & Collaboration

Atlas for Reporting & Collaboration

Read our case study with St. Johns Country Day School on using Atlas for reporting and collaboration.

Atlas for Aligning Standards

Atlas for Aligning Standards

View our case study with Escola Maria Imaculada (Chapel School) on aligning standards with Atlas.

Atlas for Publishing Model Curriculum

Atlas for Publishing Model Curriculum

View our case study with the New York City Department of Education on using Atlas for publishing model curriculum.

Atlas for Administration

Atlas for Administration

View our case study with the American International School, Kuwait on using Atlas for administration.

Atlas for Collaboration

Atlas for Collaboration

View our case study with Portledge School on using Atlas for supporting teachers

Atlas for Fresh Starts

Atlas for Fresh Starts

View our case study with Woburn Public Schools on using Atlas for fresh starts.

Atlas for Initiating a Curriculum Process

Atlas for Initiating a Curriculum Process

View our case study with the Novi Community School District on using Atlas for curriculum process.

Atlas for Accreditation

Atlas for Accreditation

View our case study with Meridian School on using Atlas for accreditation.

Atlas for Standards Alignment

Atlas for Standards Alignment

View our case study with Perrysburg School District on using Atlas for standards alignment.

Atlas for Intentional Mapping

Atlas for Intentional Mapping

View our case study with Park School on using Atlas for intentional mapping.

Atlas for Scope and Sequence

Atlas for Scope and Sequence

View our case study with Irvington School District on using Atlas for scope and sequence.

Atlas for Education Associations

Atlas for Education Associations

View our case study with MAISA on using Atlas for education associations.

Atlas for Career and Technical Education

Atlas for Career and Technical Education

View our case study with HFM BOCES on using Atlas for career and technical education.

Atlas for Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)

Atlas for Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)

View our case study with Westbook School District on using Atlas for Professional Learning Communities.

Atlas for District Curriculum

Atlas for District Curriculum

View our case study with the New York City Department of Education on using Atlas for District Curriculum.

Videos

Watch our videos to help you navigate Atlas.

How Curriculum Mapping Translates into Better Teaching for our Students

How Curriculum Mapping Translates into Better Teaching for our Students

Chris Stroud is a math teacher from Vancouver, B.C in Canada whose school is just beginning to map their curriculum. He and a dedicated team of teachers came to our Leadership Institute to think through how to build a strong curricular process at their school, as well as how to implement Atlas to support their work.

Simplify Accreditation Through Sound Curriculum Practices

Simplify Accreditation Through Sound Curriculum Practices

Ms. Anahi Vargas de Paredes, the Curriculum Coordinator at American School of Tegucigalpa, reached out to us after their recent accreditation visit with Cognia (formerly Advanced Ed). She shared with us how with Atlas, it is possible to prepare for a successful review while improving your school.

Curriculum Basics: Content and Skills

Curriculum Basics: Content and Skills

Join the Atlas and FariaPD team as they look at the difference of content and skills.

Curriculum Basics: Standards and Assessments

Curriculum Basics: Standards and Assessments

Join the Atlas and FariaPD team as they look at the alignment of standards and assessments to the curriculum.

Mapping Elementary ELA with Standards and Textbook

Mapping Elementary ELA with Standards and Textbook

Sitting down to begin mapping your curriculum can be a daunting task… where do you even begin? Join Megan Davenport as she walks through one way to approach Elementary ELA using standards and textbook.

Where To Start Mapping: Mapping Social Studies with Standards and the C3 Framework

Where To Start Mapping: Mapping Social Studies with Standards and the C3 Framework

Sitting down to begin mapping your curriculum can be a daunting task… where do you even begin? Join Sarah Brandt as she walks through one way to approach mapping social studies with standards and the C3 framework.

Where Do I Start: Mapping NGSS Using the Bundles

Where Do I Start: Mapping NGSS Using the Bundles

Sitting down to begin mapping your curriculum can be a daunting task… where do you even begin?

Using Atlas for Lesson Planning

Using Atlas for Lesson Planning

Watch our 1-minute video on how to use Atlas to elevate student learning through lesson planning.

School Resources

Browse our free school resources designed to assist teachers and engage students in your classroom

ISC Report: Impact of COVID-19 on Education Technology in International Schools

ISC Report: Impact of COVID-19 on Education Technology in International Schools

Read the ISC report on the Impact of COVID-19 on Education Technology in International Schools. This survey of international schools investigated learning platform access and effectiveness, as well as the most significant challenges, solutions and support that teachers experienced during distance learning. The report also covers challenges with communicating with parents and assessing student progress during distance learning, and the impact of this on future plans for schools. This report was sponsored by Faria Education Group.

Lesson Planning Template Examples in Atlas

Lesson Planning Template Examples in Atlas

We have outlined several examples of lesson plan templates below to spark ideas and conversation. We hope they inspire you to create a lesson plan template that will meet your needs.

Unit Template Examples

Unit Template Examples

Browse our free school resources designed to assist educators with lesson, unit, and strategic planning.

Curriculum Insights Magazine

Curriculum Insights Magazine is an international magazine powered by our community of educators. This magazine offers stories by fellow educators who are working to transform teaching and learning by redefining curriculum and instruction. Learn more, contribute, give your feedback, or subscribe to the magazine below:

Learn more

Curriculum Insights Magazine

Curriculum Insights Magazine is an international magazine powered by our community of educators. This magazine offers stories by fellow educators who are working to transform teaching and learning by redefining curriculum and instruction. Learn more, contribute, give your feedback, or subscribe to the magazine below:

Learn more

Curriculum Magazine: Issue 1

Curriculum Magazine: Issue 1

May 2020

Curriculum Magazine: Issue 1

Curriculum Magazine: Issue 1

May 2020

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