2015 Year in Review

happy holidays

Another year is coming to a close and we wanted to take a moment to thank you for all of your support and feedback over the past 12 months. It’s been a busy year with lots of updates, lessons and features added to the site. Here are some of the highlights:

searchNew Search Page: Search for content by grade, subject, price, resource type, seasonal, & interest topic, with editor’s picks and new lessons featured weekly.


shopping-cartShopping Cart:We searched far and wide for the best buying experience. Behold, the shopping cart.


arrowNextLesson Returning User Homepage / My NextLesson: Logged in users now have one central location where they can navigate to all parts of NextLesson.


class-managerClass Manager: Organize multiple classes to view InterestID Report data by class average or individual student.


InterestIDInterestID: Student engagement, maximized. Connecting standards aligned lessons with student-selected interests. Learn more on our blog.


gearsAccount Settings Preferences: Users can set standards, grade(s) and subject preferences to personalize their NextLesson experience.


out-of-pocketTeacher Out of Pocket Pricing: We released a specially discounted annual subscription price of $9.99/month for teachers who have to pay for their own resources and don’t get school funding.


standards-browserStandards Browser: In addition to Common Core, teachers can now find lessons based on individual state standards. We currently align to Virginia SOL, Texas TEKS, Maryland College and Career-Ready, Science NGSS, and standards for English Language Development. More coming soon.

… Not to mention, about 7,000 new lessons and projects!!

We hope you all enjoy your holiday break and we’ll see you again in 2016!