Math curricula offered by IM Certified Partners Imagine Learning and Kendall Hunt earn high marks for focus and coherence, rigor and mathematical practices, and usability

Tucson, AZ — April 7, 2022 — Illustrative Mathematics (IM) announced today that IM Certified Partners Imagine Learning (formerly LearnZillion) and Kendall Hunt have met expectations in all three EdReports Gateways for IM K–5 Math certified by Illustrative Mathematics. EdReports is a highly regarded independent nonprofit that reviews K–12 curricula for standards alignment and quality.

Both Imagine Learning and Kendall Hunt scored all green on EdReports for IM K–5 Math. Released in 2021, the IM K–5 Math instructional materials meet the EdReports expectations for focus and coherence in Gateway 1, rigor and mathematical practices in Gateway 2, and usability in Gateway 3.

Educators can access the individual reports by visiting the most recently published reports for Imagine Learning and Kendall Hunt respectively. In addition to IM K–5 Math, IM 6–8 Math and IM 9–12 Math certified by Illustrative Mathematics meet expectations across all three EdReports gateways. All of the reports for IM K–12 Math are accessible in the Reports Center at edreports.org.

“EdReports is committed to a rigorous, ‘by educators, for educators’ review process that is focused on alignment to college- and career-ready standards and other quality indicators,” said Dr. William McCallum, CEO and co-founder of IM. “We are honored to earn all green ratings from EdReports for IM K–5 Math — and the complete IM K–12 Math curriculum certified by Illustrative Mathematics.”

IM K–5 Math certified by Illustrative Mathematics is available only from IM Certified Partners Imagine Learning and Kendall Hunt. A digital version of all lesson plans, including downloadable print materials, is offered for free, and enhanced digital and print formats are also available. The IM Certified designation guarantees the curriculum is authored, reviewed, and updated by IM, and has the rigor, structure, and coherence as developed by the IM authors.

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