Our Expanding Suite of Core Curricula

We continue to partner with expert authors to bring free, high-quality, standards-aligned curriculum to schools.

Our full-course curricula are all:

Authored by experts

Foremost math and ELA leaders design curricula rooted in the standards.

Refined by teachers

Programs are polished through extensive in-classroom experience.

Designed for diverse classrooms

Incorporates advanced support for English language learners and students with disabilities.

Offered for free, as OER

Our openly-licensed curricula foster equal access to excellent materials.

Supported by thoughtful PD & services

Full-service professional learning suite supports meaningful shifts in teacher practice.

Available in digital & print

Suitable for 1:1 and non-digital classrooms, our materials meet you where you are.

Math Curriculum

Illustrative Mathematics 6–8 Math

This middle school math program, authored by noted mathematician and standards author Bill McCallum and his team at Illustrative Mathematics, is a problem-based curriculum that fosters active learning and rich student discourse in mathematics classrooms.

Designed for coherence within and across grades, the curriculum elegantly supports the development of both conceptual understanding and procedural fluency.

Illustrative Mathematics High School Math

Illustrative Mathematics is developing a comprehensive curriculum for high school Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2, which will flow coherently from the middle school program.

Like the middle school program, the materials will foster discussion-filled classrooms and encourage students to show their mathematical thinking in multiple ways.

Available for 2019–20 adoption. Interested in piloting? Contact us.

English Language Arts Curriculum

EL Education Second Edition K–5 English Language Arts

This curriculum was developed by nationally renowned curriculum author EL Education as an expanded and enhanced version of their widely-used curriculum for EngageNY in grades 3–5.

Designed around beloved books and STEM & social studies topics, the program engages students in texts and tasks that are challenging, adventurous, and meaningful. Students build capacity to read, think, talk, and write about complex texts—while developing key social-emotional learning skills.

Bookworms K–5 Reading and Writing

Dr. Sharon Walpole of the University of Delaware is developing an enhanced and updated version of Bookworms, a K–5 curriculum whose reading program received strong reviews from EdReports.

The curriculum is designed to get all students reading grade-level texts via teacher routines that simplify and scaffold differentiated instruction. The updated materials will incorporate a genre-based approach to writing instruction that complements the reading routines and rounds out this core ELA offering.

Available for 2018–19 adoption. Sample materials will be available early 2018, and the curriculum will be published as an Open Educational Resource in Spring 2018.

Middle School ELA, based on Louisiana’s ELA Guidebooks 2.0

The Louisiana Department of Education is developing an enhanced and redesigned version of the Louisiana Guidebooks for middle school, a highly regarded curriculum developed by Louisiana educators and refined by master teachers and literacy experts, as part of a collaborative state initiative.

The new edition will have deeper standards alignment, extensive differentiation supports for English language learners and below-benchmark readers, and an expanded writing instruction component.

Available for 2018–19 adoption. Sample materials will be available in Spring 2018, and the curriculum will be published as an Open Educational Resource in Summer 2018.

High School ELA, based on Louisiana’s ELA Guidebooks 2.0

Odell Education is working with the state of Louisiana to update the high school curriculum that will flow coherently from the middle school ELA program.

Like the middle school program, the materials will have deeper standards alignment, extensive differentiation supports for English language learners and below-benchmark readers, and an expanded writing instruction component.

Available for 2019–20 adoption.

“This curriculum has changed our lives. It has completely changed the way our teachers are teaching and our students are learning.”

Liz Freitag
Instructional Coach and Testing Coordinator

Stay in Touch

To request updates about our curricula as they become available, please get in touch.