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. Combined with multiple pathways for middle school programs, Big Ideas Math provides the teacher with a variety of options and instructional flexibility. In addition to the Big Ideas Math program, Dr. Larson has also authored Advanced Placement and elective 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, Big Ideas Math can offer educators intuitive and state-of-the-art tools to help students effectively learn and master mathematics.