July 26, 2020 — Tucson, AZ  — LearnZillion Illustrative Mathematics (IM) 6–8 Math and Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2 has been named a winner in the Software category of the 2020 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence. The IM Certified curriculum is the complete middle and high school mathematics curriculum authored and reviewed by IM.

The Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence celebrate standout products in education technology and their contribution to educators across the country. Judged by tech-savvy educators with first-hand experience in the industry, products are evaluated on their uniqueness in the market, ability to help schools solve a problem, value, and suitability for use. 

LearnZillion IM 6–8 Math and Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2 is a high-quality, problem-based core mathematics curriculum that sparks discussion and enjoyment of mathematics. As the first IM Certified curriculum, LearnZillion Illustrative Mathematics for grades 6–12 follows IM’s philosophy, sequence, and pedagogy. It is driven by student discourse and built around focus, coherence, and rigor to equip all students with the skills they need to thrive in mathematics. 

“For over 40 years, Tech & Learning has reported on how edtech products are improving teaching and learning — and this has never been more important than during this unprecedented time,” said Tech & Learning Publisher and Content Director Christine Weiser. “For this year’s contest, our judges looked for stand-out products that are helping schools navigate these challenges by solving problems and driving innovation.”  

LearnZillion IM 6–8 Math and Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2 comes in digital and print formats with annual and multi-year package options available to meet the needs of school districts. LearnZillion now a part of Edgenuity,  a leading provider of K12 online learning solutions also works closely with districts to support the effective implementation of the problem-based core curriculum with IM Certified Professional Learning.

The Awards of Excellence winners will be recognized in the July/August 2020 digital issue of Tech & Learning magazine.

About LearnZillion

LearnZillion, now a part of Edgenuity,  a leading provider of K-12 online learning solutions,  curates and publishes the highest-quality core instructional materials supported by exceptional professional development. LearnZillion is committed to helping educators plan and deliver powerful, lasting learning experiences. Districts that adopt our curricula empower teachers to spend less time building student-facing materials from scratch and more time meeting their students’ needs. For more information, visit www.LearnZillion.com.

About Illustrative Mathematics

Illustrative Mathematics is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a world where learners know, use, and enjoy mathematics. We develop and deliver core mathematics curricula along with deeply integrated professional learning experiences that ensure students receive engaging, high-quality mathematics instruction. Learn more at www.illustrativemathematics.org.

Media Contact:

Trisha Thomas, Illustrative Mathematics, tthomas@illustrativemathematics.org