Big Ideas Math at 2013 ASCD Annual Conference

Big Ideas Math will be exhibiting this coming weekend at the 2013 ASCD Annual Conference in Chicago, IL. The conference is being held at McCormick Place West from March 16-18, 2013.

Our Big Ideas Math Director of Curriculum, Denise McDowell, will be presenting a session called Using Mathematical Practices to Promote Active Learning and Higher-Order Thinking on Monday, March 18 at 10:00 am in Room W185A.

If you are attending the conference, consider attending Denise’s informative session as she shares instructional strategies that promote active learning and higher-order thinking. Also, be sure to visit Big Ideas Math in Booth 725 in the Exhibit Hall.

Big Ideas Math Algebra 1 Wins 2013 Most Promising Textbook Award

We are excited to announce that The Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA) awarded the first edition of Big Ideas Math: A Common Core Curriculum Algebra 1, by Ron Larson and Laurie Boswell, the TAA 2013 Most Promising New Textbook award.

The Most Promising New Textbook award was created in 2012, to recognize current textbooks and learning materials, still in their first editions. Judges are published textbook authors.