Something BIG: Kendall Hunt Partners with IM!
January 16, 2019
By: Kendall Hunt
Kendall Hunt is excited to announce their much anticipated partnership with Illustrative Mathematics (IM), the author and developer of core mathematics curricula and professional learning resources.
On January 22, 2019, new and existing customers will have access to the problem-based core IM 6–8 Math along with the soon-to-be-released IM math curricula for high school. In addition, Kendall Hunt will offer print copies of the courses and IM Certified professional learning. Tightly developed alongside the curriculum, the IM Certified professional learning improves educators’ abilities to deliver standards-aligned lessons and assessments, and to support the meaningful practice shifts that lead to improved student outcomes.
Kendall Hunt Publishing will be the exclusive distributor of free, IM Certified digital curriculum. “IM Certified” ensures the curriculum includes the latest updates and enhancements and is aligned to IM’s philosophy, mission, and standards.
"IM is working diligently to fill the gap in middle and high school math curriculum market by providing teachers and students access to freely available, high-quality, aligned materials,” said Dr. William McCallum, IM founder and president. “We are excited to work with Kendall Hunt to help cultivate the community of educators using the IM Certified curriculum and IM Certified professional learning offerings.”
“This new partnership will enable Kendall Hunt to join IM in their mission to ‘creating a world where learners know, use, and enjoy mathematics,’” said Kendall Hunt Publishing K-12 Vice President Charley Cook. “We are excited to support a larger group of students and teachers with middle school mathematics courses that meet all expectations as stated in Ed Reports Gateways. Kendall Hunt is anticipating a successful expansion with IM, supporting and meeting more teacher and school curriculum requirements than ever before.”
Kendall Hunt is looking forward to a long, bright future with Illustrative Mathematics!