Amazon Inspire educational site opens to all schools. Just sign in with your Amazon account.

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Amazon Inspire is a service that provides educators a place to discover, manage, rate, review, and share educational resources. Teachers, schools, districts, and third-party publishers contribute to the Amazon Inspire library of instructional resources across the country. Amazon Inspire will help educators discover digital resources, benefit and learn from the work of their peers, and help improve the quality of education across the country.

What are the educational standards Amazon Inspire supports?

We currently support the Common Core State Standards for Math and ELA, the Next Generation Science Standards, the Virginia Standards of Learning, and Florida State Standards. We will continuously incorporate more state standards and update this list.

Who can publish resources on Amazon Inspire?

The ability to publish resources on Amazon Inspire will be coming soon. Once available, teachers, administrators (from schools, districts, or states), institutions, or anyone with high-quality, relevant K-12 resources will be able to publish to Amazon Inspire.

Can homeschool instructors and students use Amazon Inspire?

Yes. When signing up on Amazon Inspire, select "Homeschool" as your school.

How much does it cost?

It’s free to sign up for Amazon Inspire. To sign up, you can either use your existing Amazon.com account or create a new one.

How do I sign up?

You can sign up for Amazon Inspire with your existing Amazon.com account by going to www.amazoninspire.com.

Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith is Director of Technology for the College of Education and Human Services at Utah State University. In that role, he also directs The Adele & Dale Young Education Technology Center (The YETC) located in room 170 of the Education Building on Utah State University's Logan campus. The YETC is a combination student open­access computer facility, a K­12 curriculum materials library, a NASA Educator Resource Center for Utah, and a technology training center. Nathan served eight years (2004­2012) on the Board of Directors for the Utah Coalition for Education Technology (UCET) He was re­elected in 2014 to serve another two year term on the board. A former elementary school teacher, Nathan has taught students every age from young children to senior citizens. He has had the opportunity beginning in 2011 to train international high school teachers from all over the world about technology in education, through the U.S. State