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Illustrative Mathematics is a problem-based mathematics curriculum that develops a student's mathematical thinking skills through questioning, discussion, and real-world contexts and connections.

IM Certified™ Professional Learning

We are proud to be a certified partner of Illustrative Mathematic (IM) professional learning. IM certified professional learning includes and full suite of offerings tailored to complement the IM curriculum and build educator capacity to implement the materials with fidelity. Our team of IM Certified Facilitators are ready to support you onsite or online as you implement the IM curriculum.

Professional Learning

We offer a full suite of professional learning opportunities that complement the IM curriculum and help teachers implement the materials seamlessly. As part of CREC Resource Group's Illustrative Mathematics professional learning, participants will: 

  • Examine the overarching design structure of the curriculum at a variety of levels including the units, lessons and lesson activities 
  • Be introduced to the curriculum materials including formative and summative assessments 
  • Discuss the norms, routines, and structures 
  • Explore the built-in supports 
  • Learn to anticipate common issues teachers may encounter with the curriculum and its implementation 

Illustrative Math Centers

Math centers are an integral part of the K-5 curriculum and are intended to give students time to practice skills and concepts that are developed across the year. IM Center Kits are available from CREC and developed by CREC IM Certified trainers for use in elementary schools (K-5). 

Why Purchase IM K-5 Math Center Kits? 

  • Eliminates prep time: Teachers focus on content delivery
  • Implement with fidelity: Teachers have all the resources they need at their fingertips to implement the program as designed
  • Convenient: All center materials printed, sorted, cut and collated 
  • Durable: All game boards and card decks printed on heavy bond cardstock
  • Flexible: Order only the grades that you need

A sample kit, with hanging folders, worksheets, and organized in a crate

Illustrative Math Center Kits

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