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Abbas Manjee

Abbas Manjee

Chief Academic Officer, Kiddom

Abbas Manjee is Chief Academic Officer at Kiddom. Before Kiddom, Abbas taught high school math serving at-risk youth in New York City. 

Everything you need to know about the new Kiddom + Illustrative Mathematics by Kendall Hunt K-12 curriculum partnership.

The old saying goes, “To be the best, you’ve got to beat the best.” But here at Kiddom, we believe that to be the best, you’ve got to partner with the best!

Which is why we’re thrilled to announce that we’ve partnered with Kendall Hunt to offer the highly-rated Illustrative Mathematics K-12 Math Curriculum directly within Kiddom’s platform. Kendall Hunt is an official IM Certified partner. 

See What Digital Curriculum Can Do for You

Ready to see Illustrative Mathematics by Kendall Hunt in the Kiddom Platform? Connect with us in a 15m meeting to learn about the benefits of bringing a truly digital curriculum to your learning community.

Why Kiddom is Excited to Offer Illustrative Mathematics by Kendall Hunt

Being IM Certified is a big deal. Illustrative Mathematics is a fan-favorite curriculum because of its high EdReports ratings, well-respected pedagogy, and expert authoring team. When Illustrative Mathematics partners with a publisher, you know they’re the real deal – enter Kendall Hunt!

Kendall Hunt has been providing innovative educational solutions to schools and districts for over 75 years and offers the complete grades K-12 IM Certified curriculum along with a variety of resources, including full-color print materials, IM Certified Professional Learning, and an online community.

In partnering with Kiddom, Kendall Hunt is now able to deliver the digital IM curriculum through a more dynamic platform to enable teaching and learning, online or in person.

How Kiddom and Illustrative Mathematics by Kendall Hunt Work Together

Let's dive into some of those areas where together, Kiddom and Kendall Hunt can support better teaching and learning experiences from the Illustrative Mathematics curriculum.

1. Real-World Problems, Precisely Argued

The Illustrative Mathematics curriculum guides students to learn by doing math – solving problems and explaining their solutions using precise language.

The Kiddom platform helps this come to life by offering a variety of problem types – from multiple choice to short answer to multi-select and more – which allows students to solve problems and present answers in a variety of ways.

In addition, Kiddom has a number of tools that help empower discourse-driven instruction, including the ability for teachers and students to submit audio, video, and written communication, assignments, and assignment feedback. This allows students to work on constructing their arguments across a variety of formats.

2. Math For Me, For Us, and For All Of Us

IM lessons include independent, group, and whole class instruction and learning, giving students the opportunity to gain understanding and fluency across a variety of scenarios.

Kiddom’s platform has designed supports to enhance each of these scenarios. Individual students manage their own assignments via Kiddom’s timeline screen where students can see all the instruction and assessment that they’re responsible for.

With Kiddom, teachers can put students in groups that can communicate and collaborate. In addition, with chat and announcements, teachers can push messages to the whole class.

3. Full Service for Teachers

By choosing Illustrative Mathematics by Kendall Hunt paired with Kiddom’s platform, you’re getting the best of all worlds. Kendall Hunt offers a variety of professional learning options, along with an online community of IM teachers designed to make adopting and succeeding with the curriculum easier. Kendall Hunt also receives real-time curriculum updates as they’re made so you always have the most up-to-date materials.

With Kiddom, teachers have access to the curriculum in a dynamic, digital format that allows many options to customize the lessons for online or in-person, in their own unique way.

High-quality curriculum is one of the most powerful tools we can bring into our classrooms. And this last year has shown us that these materials need to be able to be seamlessly deployed in any learning environment. We’re excited to offer another great curriculum option that can come to life on the Kiddom platform.

If you're interested in bringing Kiddom and Illustrative Mathematics by Kendall Hunt to your school, speak with School and District Partnerships today by clicking the big red button below.

Kiddom seamlessly connects the most critical aspects of teaching and learning on one platform.

For the first time, educators can share and manage digital curriculum, differentiate instruction, and assess student work in one place. Learners can take assessments online, see student performance data with the click of a button, and teachers have the insight and tools they need to create individual learning paths.

Ready to bring digital curriculum to your school or district?

Connect with us in a 15-minute meeting to learn more about available pre-packaged curriculum, and how the Kiddom education platform can support your learning community.

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