Big Ideas Math is a research-based program providing a rigorous, focused, and coherent curriculum. The program balances conceptual understanding with procedural fluency, as research shows that students benefit from equal exposure to discovery learning and scaffolded instruction. Dr. Ron Larson and Dr. Laurie Boswell utilized their expertise as well as the body of knowledge collected by additional expert mathematicians and researchers to develop each course.
The Big Ideas Math program is a complete and continuous solution built for student success. A variety of programs are available from middle school to high school. This combined with multiple pathways for middle school programs provide the teacher with options and flexibility. In addition to the Big Ideas Math program, Dr. Larson has also authored Advanced Placement math courses which allow students to explore mathematics beyond Algebra 2.
The Big Ideas Math program includes a Dynamic Technology package that enhances the industry leading mathematics curriculum. By working with educational technology innovators Learnosity®, Magic Software® and GeoGebra®, Big Ideas Math can offer educators intuitive and state-of-the-art tools to help students effectively learn and master mathematics.