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Our Expanding Suite of Core Curricula

We continue to partner with expert authors to bring free, top-rated, 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

Open Up Resources 6–8 Math, authored by Illustrative Mathematics

This middle school math program, authored by 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.

Open Up Resources High School Math, authored by Illustrative Mathematics

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.

Contact us to request updates on our progress.

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 science and 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 driving best-in-state gains in PARCC, SBAC, and Georgia Milestone districts.

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 2019–20 adoption. The curriculum will be piloted in Fall 2018, and published as an Open Educational Resource for the 2019–20 school year.

“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.