#251 – The Achievery

Tech Talk For Teachers January 9, 2024 8 min

The Achievery

In today’s episode, we’ll explore the content of The Achievery, a free online resource from AT&T that pairs lesson plans with national standards and engaging video clips.

Read a transcript of this episode.

Paul Beckermann
PreK–12 Digital Learning Specialist
Podcast Host

What is The Achievery?

  • The Achievery is an online learning platform containing free lesson plans and activities, paired with video clips.
  • It was created by AT&T in collaboration with Warner Brothers and other content collaborators, including ASCD, Khan Academy, Scratch, Common Sense Media, Girls Who Code, Code.org, NROC, and aiEDU.
  • Content is aligned to Common Core, CASEL, ISTE, and NGSS standards.

How does the site work?

  • Set up a free account.
  • Browse content or search with the available drop-down menus.
  • Choose from numerous categories, including English Language Arts, Math, Science, and Digital Literacy, among others.
  • Select a unit or lesson.
  • View a video or download the lesson plan.

What else should I know?

  • New content is added regularly.
  • The content creator is identified for each unit or lesson.
  • Content is labeled and searchable by grade band.
  • A “rigorous review process” has been used to ensure the age appropriateness of content.
  • Videos are short, with clips running 5 minutes or less.

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