by Illustrative Mathematics | Apr 15, 2019 | Grades 3–5, Grades 6–8, Grades 9–12, Professional Learning

Illustrative Mathematics It was great to see so many of you at NCSM and NCTM in San Diego. If we missed you, or you weren’t able to attend, read our NCSM and NCTM round-up below. We enjoyed the conversations we had with those of you that are using the IM 6–8 Math...
by Kristin Umland and 1 more | Apr 8, 2019 | Grades 3–5, Grades 6–8, Grades 9–12, Grades K–2, Professional Learning

By Kristin Umland,VP Content Development A great conversation I had with the IM elementary school curriculum writing team got me thinking: What is a measurable attribute? That is, when given an object, what can we measure about it? Before you jump in with your own...
by Kate Nowak | Mar 18, 2019 | Grades 9–12, Professional Learning

By Kate Nowak When I was teaching high school mathematics, my local colleagues and I spent a whole lot of time creating problem-based lessons. We were convinced that this style of instruction was a good way to learn, but the textbooks in use at our school simply...
by Jennifer Wilson and 1 more | Feb 28, 2019 | Grades 6–8, Professional Learning

By Jennifer Wilson and Vanessa Cerrahoglu Update 2020-May-04: IM has created a sample plan for a block schedule for Unit 1 for each of IM Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2. (In order to make your own edits to the doc, use File –> Make a Copy.) Sample Unit...
by Sadie Estrella | Feb 3, 2019 | Grades 9–12

By Sadie Estrella Illustrative Mathematics’ high school curriculum is scheduled to be released this summer. This is an exciting time for Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 teachers. I honestly am ready to take a job at a school just to have the opportunity to teach...