Illustrative Mathematics

LearnZillion Illustrative Mathematics is the highest-rated middle school math curriculum on EdReports.

Key characteristics of the curriculum

  • Problem-based
  • Follows the Five Practices framework
  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Embedded supports
  • Extensions for students who are ready


The design structure at the heart of the curriculum

Full lesson plan

We support strategic instruction

Discussion and problem-solving

Our easy-to-use slides and teaching notes empower teachers to shift math classes from workbook time to discussion-and-problem-solving time. Guidance is built into every lesson, providing teachers with in-context professional development.

Support for differentiation

We make it easy for teachers to provide differentiated instruction. Each lesson, which includes a warm-up, activities, a cool-down, and practice problems, can be assigned to small groups and individual students.

Digital interactives powered by Geogebra and Desmos

Interactives bring tasks to life, allowing students to explore real-world and mathematical contexts.

Integrated digital assessments

We’ve integrated digitized unit assessments and practice items so that teachers can get auto-scored formative feedback on student mastery, and students can get more practice with tech-enabled questions.

Enhanced Print

We provide high-quality student workbooks delivered directly to your district or school. Realize significant savings over self-printing. Each consumable student workbook covers three units within a grade level.

IM Grade 6

View Grade 6 Unit 1 and Unit 9

IM Grade 7

View Grade 7 Unit 1 and Unit 9

IM Grade 8

View Grade 8 Unit 1 and Unit 9

Professional Development

A year-long engagement that offers teachers, leaders, and coaches on-site, virtual, and on-demand support. We work closely with districts to support the effective implementation of the LearnZillion Illustrative Mathematics 6–8 Math curriculum.

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Our curriculum is IM Certified

As the first IM Certified curriculum, LearnZillion IM 6-8 Math follows Illustrative Mathematics' philosophy, sequence, and pedagogy.

IM Certified
“It has been a joy to have LearnZillion as an IM Certified partner. We are proud to see LearnZillion's version of our grades 6–8 curriculum pass, with flying colors, EdReports' criteria for Focus and Coherence, Rigor and Mathematical Practices, and Usability.”
- William McCallum, Founder and President of Illustrative Mathematics

Experience the excellence of Illustrative Mathematics 6‑8 Math through our unique combination of print and digital.