Product Roadmap

Powering curriculum, teaching and learning at schools worldwide.

RELEASED

Edit Lessons Side-by-Side with Units
You can now view your unit next to your lesson plan. Easily drag or copy/paste unit information into the lesson planner to streamline the planning process.
Multiple Assessment Methods in an Assessment
Curriculum Developers can now select additional Assessment Methods in their unit plans.
Atlas UI Enhancement

An updated and modernized Atlas has been released. That means a smoother experience, better accessibility, and it’s ADA compliant (video here).

Lesson Submission and Review

Teachers can submit lessons to colleagues or supervisors for review, and receive feedback.

ClassLink Single Sign On
Atlas now supports Single Sign On from the ClassLink launchpad!
Comments and Discussions on Unit, Lessons, and reports!

The existing notes and discussions functions will be replaced by new and intuitive commenting and discussion features. Having public and private discussions on curriculum and instruction will be easy on Atlas.

OneRoster Data Sync
Is your Student Information System (SIS) OneRoster ready?  If so, we can sync your Atlas user and course assignment data with your SIS!  Read more about it here.
Lessons Portal
Teachers can now access all lessons they have developed on a calendar, or list view.  Create and manage all lessons week by week!  Read more here.

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Standards Overview for Lessons

See how many units, and lessons are targeting each standard, in the “Standards Overview” report.

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Archiving for Lessons

Lessons are now archived with units during the annual archiving process, allowing teachers to go back and revisit older versions of a lesson taught in previous years.

Curriculum Process Assistant

Curriculum Director’s best assistant! Customizable tool that puts all resources and communications needed to plan and implement a successful curriculum process at your schools. Use preset steps, or create your own modules with content; and draft & schedule communications to send out to staff at various stages. Great for keeping the institutional memory!

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Draft Status for Units

Curriculum Developers can set “Draft” status for units. This limits the unit visibilities to only Curriculum Developers during the draft stage.

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Standards Prioritization within a Unit

Curriculum Developers can identify Priority and Supporting standards for each unit. Learn more here.

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Lesson Planning Collaboration

Users can invite others to collaborate on lessons they create across all grade levels and disciplines. This makes cross-disciplinary collaboration a breeze! 

LTI Ready
Atlas can be launched within Learning Management Systems such as Canvas and Schoology. This provides visibility of the school curriculum to teachers so they can design and deliver instruction guided by the curriculum map.
Improved First Login Experience & Dashboard
  • Access all of your courses from the Dashboard.
  • Add a new unit or lesson with one click.
  • Navigate simplified menus with ease.

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Role-Based Permission
Teaching a course you did not personally design the curriculum for? No problem. With clearly delineated roles between a curriculum writer and a teacher, schools can create centralized curriculum and view how different teachers implement the curriculum in their classrooms through lesson planning.
Microsoft Azure SSO

Users can sign in to Atlas with MS Azure Credentials.

Atlas Integration with ManageBac
  • Atlas users can log in with their ManageBac credential.
  • ManageBac users with Atlas accounts can move seamlessly between the two products.
  • Classes in ManageBac are pre-associated with Atlas Curriculum Maps, allowing units from the maps to appear in ManageBac.
  • The units can be edited directly in ManageBac within an iframe.

Read more about the integration here.

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ManageBac SSO

Users of both Atlas and ManageBac can now log in to Atlas using their ManageBac credentials.

School-Managed Lesson Planner Templates

Admins can design lesson plan templates for any teacher to access and create new lessons!

  • Up to eight active admin-created templates are supported per site.
  • Unlimited number of draft templates are supported. Draft templates are marked “inactive”.
  • Our new Rich Text Editing tool supports tables to include in lesson templates.
  • Admin-managed templates are prefixed with a school house icon so it’s easy for teachers to distinguish them from their own templates.

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Manage Dormant User Accounts
Some users have not logged into your Atlas site since 2016. To make your site more secure and user-management easier, we have dormant users visible. If any of these users need access to Atlas again, simply click on “Activate Account”, and a confirmation email will go to the users, allowing them to regain access.

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Updated Charts

All pie and bar charts in Atlas are updated to use Hichart, making visualization of your curriculum data clear, colorful, and concise.

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Enhanced Rich Text

The enhanced text editor in Atlas allows for new functionality in all text fields:

  • Add tables
  • Embed active links
  • Embed images and videos
  • Resize embedded images
  • Change color of text and highlight text
  • Select from floating text editor as you scroll

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Sharing Lessons in Google Classroom
  • Share your lessons to your Google Class
  • Click “View” on any of your lessons, then use the “Share to Google Classroom.”

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Customizable Lesson Planner Template
  • Each user can create and manage their own Lesson Templates (up to 8).

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Lesson Planner
  • Any collaborator of a unit can create lessons associated with the unit.
  • Collaborators can see details of their own lessons, as well as other collaborators’ lessons. Non-collaborators can only see lesson titles.
  • Lessons can align to standards with easy access to unit-targeted standards.
  • Lessons can have attachments.
  • Lessons can be deleted. (And will later show up in the recycle bin when it’s in place).
  • Owner can re-sort lessons.
  • Lessons can be printed to PDF.

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Color Options in Unit Calendar

You get to decide which color you want the unit to be! Use this great feature to clearly categorize the units in a course.

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Attachment Preview

No need to download every attachment to view it. Simply click the MS Office or PDF files attached to your curriculum to get a preview before deciding whether you need to download them.

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UI Simplification
More white space for clarity and simplicity so teachers can work with ease.

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COMING SOON
Updated Unit Calendar
An updated and modernized calendar will be released with additional functionality.
Google Calendar Integration
You will be able to add Atlas Units and Lessons to your Google calendar for easy review and access.

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