Oregon Curriculum Overview

All of our K-12 math curricula include:

  • Student Materials; print & web 
  • Teacher Materials; including unit plans, lesson plans, digital and print assessments 
  • Scope & Sequence Integrated, lesson-specific supports for ELLs within every lesson 
  • Lesson-level strategies for students with disabilities 
  • Family Resources 
  • To foster success, a comprehensive suite of Professional Learning options is available.

Our Curriculum Products:

Open Up Resources K–5 Math:

  • Coherent mathematical story across units and grade levels
  • Unit designs with research-based learning trajectories
  • Rooted in content and practice standards to foster learning and achievement for all
  • Balance of problem-solving, developing conceptual understanding
  • Engaging manipulative kits and interactive center activities
  • Formative and summative assessments
  • Student journal prompts

Open Up Resources 6–8 Math:

  • Mathematical language routines (MLRs) build mathematical thinkers
  • Lessons facilitate and assess students’ ability to communicate mathematical thinking verbally, visually and in writing
  • Teacher materials facilitate daily, topic-specific professional learning
  • Content-specific resources for all levels of learners
  • Fosters the 5 practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussions
  • ‘Anticipated Misconceptions’ preps teachers to recognize, analyze and respond to common student struggles

Open Up High School Mathematics: 

  • Fosters rich discussion and deep, conceptual understanding
  • Built to meet the expectations of College and Career Ready Standards
  • Task-sequencing supports learning over time
  • Embedded supports help teachers respond to and advance student thinking
  • Meaningful problem-solving is based on real word connections
  • Assessments include standards alignment and tools for considering evidence of student understanding along with student misconceptions.
  • Supports for Students with Disabilities embedded to promote access for all students 

What makes OUR K-12 Math different?

Open Up Resources’ core Math curricula are all:

  • Openly accessible as OER
  • Top Rated (“All Green”) on EdReports
  • Peer-reviewed and grounded in research
  • Comprehensive programs featuring teacher materials + supports, student materials, assessments, and evaluation tools
  • Transitions seamlessly between K-8 to High School with same core principles
  • Available in print and digital formats

Math Identity

  • Students access deeper mathematical reasoning which promotes positive math identity
  • Built with active support for diverse classrooms
  • Designed to celebrate diverse cultures, backgrounds, and ideas
  • Centered around student-voice, active learning, and critical thinking
  • Rigorous lessons develop perseverance and positive math identity