Kendall Hunt Publishing

Illustrative Mathematics - Middle School

Grade Levels: Middle School


Kendall Hunt has partnered with Illustrative Mathematics to provide the ONLY FREE, digital IM CertifiedTM middle school math curriculum for students in grades 6-8. In addition to the digital content, Kendall Hunt also distributes IM CertifiedTM IM Professional LearningTM as well as print versions of the curriculum. 

We are excited to further collaborate with students, families, and educators to provide valuable educational resources. Our partnership with Illustrative Mathematics allows us to expand on the current middle school curriculum resources that we offer. We look forward to joining Illustrative Mathematics in their mission: “creating a world where learners know, use, and enjoy mathematics.” 


What is IM 6-8 MathTM?
IM 6-8 Math certified by Illustrative Mathematics is a problem-based core curriculum rooted in content and practice standards to foster learning and achievement for all. Students learn by doing math, solving problems in mathematical and real-world contexts, and constructing arguments using precise language. Teachers can shift their instruction and facilitate student learning with high-leverage routines that guide them in understanding and making connections between concepts and procedures.

IM 6-8 Math meets expectations in all EdReports Gateways and is currently the highest-rated IM curriculum on EdReports. EdReports is an independent nonprofit that reviews K-12 instructional materials focus, coherence, and rigor. See Reports


Access the digital IM 6-8 MathTM curricula at



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IM 6-8 Math was originally developed by Open Up Resources and authored by Illustrative Mathematics, and is copyright 2017-2019 by Open Up Resources. It is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0). OUR's 6-8 Math Curriculum is available at