New Report Finds Elementary Mathematics Curriculum, ORIGO Stepping Stones Perfectly Aligned to the CCSS

Learning List releases independent review of ORIGO Stepping Stones, a new elementary mathematics curriculum written for the Common Core State Standards.

Austin, Texas (PRWEB) November 07, 2013

Learning List, a K–12 instructional materials review service, has released independent alignment reports and reviews of ORIGO’s new mathematics curriculum, Stepping Stones for Grades K–5. The report confirms Stepping Stones is 100% aligned with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).

“We wrote Stepping Stones from the ground up for the CCSS, so we were certain that it would pass Learning List’s alignment verification with flying colors. This web site is a great tool to help educators sort through advertising claims and find a curriculum that addresses the true intent of the common core,” said ORIGO’s general manager, Melisa Bartlett.

The reviews on help educators and parents understand which instructional materials and online courses will work best for their students and how to use products most effectively. features three types of reviews for common core mathematics products:

(1) A detailed alignment roadmap that verifies each product’s alignment with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).

(2) An editorial review highlighting the features that distinguish math products from other state-adopted and non-adopted products.

(3) Subscriber ratings and reviews where educators and parents can share their experience with others.

“We are delighted that ORIGO had the confidence to submit its products for our independent review and greatly enjoyed working with ORIGO. I know that schools and districts across the country will appreciate the opportunity to learn more about these materials,” said Jackie Lain, president and founder of Learning List.

About Learning List

Learning List is a professional resource review service that empowers educators and parents nationally to select the right K–2 instructional materials and online courses for their students. Subscribers may access Learning List’s online library of completed reviews, request that publishers submit particular products to Learning List for review, and submit open-source instructional materials for review at no additional cost. Tools on Learning List make it easy to identify, compare, and select the K–12 instructional materials that meet students’ unique needs. The web site also helps subscribers document compliance with laws, regulations, and grant requirements governing the selection of instructional materials.

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About ORIGO Education

ORIGO Education provides customers with a complete education solution by combining an innovative range of elementary mathematics products with quality professional development. ORIGO demonstrates a commitment to excellence by creating resources that inspire and empower both teachers and students. ORIGO's new web-based curriculum Stepping Stones is written for the Common Core State Standards. This world-class mathematics program seamlessly blends digital and print resources with embedded professional development to enable a deep understanding of mathematics. For more information, visit


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