ISTE11 NEWS: Integrated library of lesson resources

netTrekker has teamed up with SAS Curriculum Pathways to provide an extensive, integrated library of resources to support teachers in lesson planning and personalized instruction. Award-winning middle and high school resources from SAS Curriculum Pathways will be integrated into netTrekker this fall, providing subscribers with access to a greater depth and breadth of interactive content. With this integration, teachers can quickly and easily find and organize relevant digital resources in one convenient location to meet the needs of every learner and transform learning.

Available to educators at no cost, SAS Curriculum Pathways provides interactive, standards-based resources in English, sci ence, mathematics, social studies and Spanish for grades 6-12 in traditional, virtual and home schools. SAS Curriculum Pathways focuses on topics where doing, seeing and listening provide information and encourage insights in ways conventional methods cannot. The product engages students with quality content that can be differentiated to meet their varied needs.
SAS Curriculum Pathways provides learner-centered activities with measurable outcomes and targets higher-order thinking skills. All materials are linked to state and Common Core State Standards. Schools can adapt the content to match their technological capabilities.

“netTrekker has proven itself to be an organization committed to providing teachers with access to high-quality, standards based digital content and teaching tools,” said Bruce Friend, director of SAS Curriculum Pathways. “Through solutions such as netTrekker, teachers are able to quickly find outstanding instructional materials that will help them to engage students and make learning relevant and fun. At SAS we share the desire to equip teachers with interactive and engaging content that will inspire learning. We are very excited to be working with netTrekker to make SAS Curriculum Pathways available to their network of educators.”

One of the most significant challenges educators face is adapting classroom instruction to meet students’ individual learning needs. Offering more than 300,000 educator-reviewed, standards-aligned digital resources from around the Web, and from trusted content providers, netTrekker is broad in its educational scope and application. netTrekker features Universal Design for Learning, a variety of innovative tools, and resources that span the entire K-12 curriculum, including interactive learning exercises, video, audio, educational games, and more. netTrekker’s robust library of instructional content, organized by an education-specific taxonomy, provides schools with an efficient and effective solution to realize their goal of individualized instruction.