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Illustrative Mathematics News and Updates

Stay up to date with the latest updates and announcements from and about IM

Follow our journey to change mathematics education through the very latest news stories, articles, interviews, and press releases.

September 4, 2020
How to Accelerate Learning for All Students in the 2020–21 School Year

August 24, 2020
How to redesign accelerated math programs for middle school students

August 20, 2020
LearnZillion and Illustrative Mathematics Announce New Educator Resources To Support Student Learning Amid COVID-19

August 5, 2020
How to Make Lessons Cohesive When Teaching Both Remote and In-Person Classes

July 26, 2020
LearnZillion Illustrative Mathematics 6–8 Math and Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2 Wins Tech & Learning Award of Excellence

July 15, 2020
Illustrative Mathematics Moves Professional Learning to Virtual Offering

July 7, 2020
Illustrative Mathematics Introduces IM Certified COVID-19 Response Resources

July 1, 2020
In partnership with the Louisiana Department of Education and Louisiana Public Broadcasting, Illustrative Mathematics has co-developed videos for Grades 6–9 students to support summer learning.

June 30, 2020
Elementary Schools to Pilot Illustrative Mathematics K–5 Math Curriculum and Professional Learning 

June 16, 2020
Teachers Using Illustrative Mathematics K–12 Curriculum Report Positive Impact on Teaching Practices and Student Knowledge in Mathematics

June 9, 2020
Illustrative Mathematics Appoints Kristin Umland as President

May 20, 2020
Illustrative Mathematics Provides Free Daily Questions to Help K–5 Teachers and Families Prompt Math Discussions at Home

May 12, 2020
Illustrative Mathematics Expands Certification Program for IM Facilitators to Grades K–5

April 13, 2020
IM featured as one of the best math online resources for distance learning

April 10, 2020
National Survey Tracks Impact of Coronavirus on Schools: 10 Key Findings

April 7, 2020
IM curriculum-aligned interim assessments 

April 1, 2020
Problem-Based Middle School Math Curriculum featuring Illustrative Mathematics. By Dr. Monica Burns

March 26, 2020
EdReports Announces IM 9–12 Math Certified by Illustrative Mathematics Meets Expectations Across All Three Gateways

March 25, 2020
Distance Learning Resources

March 18, 2020
Bill Gates recommends Illustrative Mathematics as a good online resource in response to COVID-19

March 3, 2020
Half a Million Students in the United States Are Now Learning Math with the Illustrative Mathematics Curricula

March 1, 2020
Kendall Hunt’s Illustrative Mathematics 6-8 Math Receives EdReports Top Ratings

November 6, 2019
Illustrative Mathematics Appoints Co-Founder, President, and Chairman of the Board as Interim CEO

September 10, 2019
3 Ways to Support Problem-Based Instruction

July 22, 2019
From Invention to Impact: Illustrative Mathematics

July 18, 2019
Available today, the highly anticipated IM 9–12 Math completes a seamless IM 6–12 Math Curriculum by Illustrative Mathematics 

June 17, 2019
Open Up Resources and Illustrative Mathematics Share a Common Vision for an Open Ecosystem for K–12 Education

June 10, 2019
TEACHER VOICE: This parent intervention helps sixth-graders relate — to math

April 29, 2019
Why We Love Our Math Software

April 2, 2019
Illustrative Mathematics Launches High School Math Curriculum

March 5, 2019
4 steps to adopting OER

January 23, 2019
McGraw-Hill Education Announces New Agreement with Illustrative Mathematics and Plans to Publish Customized Grades 6–12 Illustrative Math Program

January 16, 2019
Kendall Hunt Publishing Chosen as New Distributor for Middle and High School Math Curriculum

December 13, 2018
Goals Worth Struggling For

December 10, 2018
How our district is making math relevant

September 4, 2018
North Carolina School Districts Turn to IM Certified Professional Learning to Help Teachers Address New Math Standards and Move to a Problem-Based Curriculum

August 13, 2018
Math Resources to Help You Understand Common Core Standards

August 3, 2018
Open Educational Resources Provider Talks About Shaking Up the K-12 Market

July 16, 2018
Illustrative Mathematics Announces Newest Cohort of Educators Accepted into the IM Certified Facilitator Training Program

June 14, 2018
Illustrative Mathematics Introduces IM Certification Program to Meet Demand for High-Quality, Job-Embedded Professional Development for Teachers

April 24, 2018
Illustrative Mathematics Receives Funding to Expand Its Expert-Created Curriculum and Professional Services to Grades PreK–5

March 19, 2018
Building Capacity and Consensus Through a Teacher-Led Materials Adoption

March 1, 2018
LearnZillion Releasing Highest-rated Illustrative Mathematics Curriculum

January 24, 2018
Illustrative Mathematics 6–8 Math Meets Expectations in all EdReports Gateways— A first among middle school math curricula

November 6, 2017
Illustrative Mathematics Appoints Recognized Financial Industry Leader Kristen Welch as CFO

August 29, 2017
Kristin Umland to Be the Next Recipient of the Louise Hay Award for Her Outstanding Achievements and Significant Contributions to Mathematics Education

August 29, 2017
Illustrative Mathematics to Develop Openly Licensed High School Math Curriculum in Partnership with Open Up Resources

August 24, 2017
Illustrative Mathematics 6–8 Math Provides Districts a High-Quality, Freely Available OER Full Basil Curriculum Designed to Deepen Student Thinking and Increase Mathematical Achievement

July 24, 2017
Illustrative Mathematics Names Dynamic and Visionary Educational Technology Leader Karl Nelson as CTO/COO

June 6, 2017
Illustrative Mathematics Founder Dr. William McCallum Joins Other Educational Technology Leaders to Judge the Prestigious SIAA CODiE Awards

May 8, 2017
Kristin Umland Honored by the American Mathematical Society for Her Contributions and Dedication to the Improvement of K-12 Mathematics Education

April 3, 2017
Dr. Cathy Kessel Receives the Louise Hay Award from the Association for Women in Mathematics for Contributions in Mathematics Education