ASCD 2015 Conference

Big Ideas Math will be exhibiting at this year’s Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) Conference in Houston, TX from March 21st – 23rd. If you are attending, stop by and visit us in booth #927. We’ll have great giveaways as well as information and samples on our NEW Integrated High School Series debuting at NCTM Boston in April.

 We look forward to seeing you at the conference!

 

 

4 keys to inspire girls to explore STEM

How can girls be encouraged to see science, technology, engineering and math as fun and interesting, instead of boring and irrelevant? Jackie Bastardi and Adele Falco of Curious-on-Hudson unveiled four strategies they use to encourage girls to explore STEM during their Wednesday SXSWEdu presentation, “You go (far), girl! Inspiring girls in STEM.”

Full article, here

Dynamic Assessment and Progress Monitoring Tool UPDATE

Thank you again for your patience while we develop this tool. We would like to share some updates that have been recently released.

 

  • Standard and Item Analysis Reports can now show individual student answers for each item. Click on a student’s response icon to bring up a pop-up of their response.
  • Teachers now have the ability to assign to select students.
  • Teachers may add notes or instructions for the students when creating assignments.

 

If you have any comments or questions concerning the Dynamic Assessment and Progress Monitoring Tool, please let us know in the comments section or contact Big Ideas Math tech support at bil_support@larsontexts.com.