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Big Ideas Math®

Middle School and High School Math Grades 6–12

Why?
Features 6–8
Features 9–12
  • Why?
    Why Big Ideas Math?

    Rigorous, Balanced Curriculum

    Big Ideas Math® is dedicated to the balanced approach to instruction. Activities and Explorations involve student-directed discovery learning, allowing students to develop conceptual understanding. The discovery learning is followed by teacher-directed instruction giving students the opportunity to utilize clear, precise mathematics language and structure.

    Dynamic Technology Package

    Big Ideas Learning, LLC integrated the very latest educational technology with its industry-leading mathematics curriculum. This Dynamic Technology package is available exclusively with the Big Ideas Math program and includes the Dynamic Assessment System, Dynamic Student Edition eBook App, and Dynamic Teaching Tools.

    Continuous Preparation for Assessments

    The balanced approach to instruction and higher-order thinking problems utilized in this program help students develop the habits of mind required to be successful on high-stakes tests. Every section also includes a variety of question types that require students to apply their knowledge in multiple ways. In addition, every chapter in the program culminates in a Cumulative Assessment designed to prepare students for standardized assessments.

    Ron Larson and Laurie Boswell

    No other authorship team provides the balance of classroom experience and mathematical expertise that the Big Ideas Math program authors bring to the table. Ron Larson has dedicated his life to providing students with all of the tools they need to be successful in mathematics. Laurie Boswell is still active in the classroom and provides invaluable support for teachers.

    Multiple Pathways

    The Big Ideas Math program is the only program that offers multiple pathways through middle school and high school mathematics. Advanced students can begin accelerating their studies in 6th or 7th grade, and high school students have the option to continue on to Algebra 1 or Integrated Mathematics I.

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    • Interactive Brochure

      Experience Big Ideas Math® through an innovative Interactive Brochure! Watch Big Ideas Math come alive with embedded interactive links. Sample videos, technology demonstrations, and more are just a click away!

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      Big Ideas Math Interactive Brochures
    • Rigorous, Balanced Curriculum

      Balanced Instructional Approach

      Rigorous Balanced Curriculum

      The Big Ideas Math® program follows a balanced instructional approach. The program balances conceptual understanding with procedural fluency, as research shows that students benefit from equal exposure to discovery learning and direct instruction.

      Each section in the program begins with a discovery Activity or Exploration that encourages conceptual understanding. These provide students with the opportunity to explore, question, explain, and persevere as they seek to answer Essential Questions that encourage abstract thought.

      Each Activity or Exploration is then followed by a Direct Instruction Lesson. These lessons give students the opportunity to develop procedural fluency and to use clear, precise mathematical language. These lessons also give teachers opportunities to use class discussion, flexible grouping, and other delivery methods in their classrooms.

    • Dynamic Technology Package

      Every chapter in the Big Ideas Math® program contains a Real-Life STEM Video allowing students to further engage with mathematical concepts. Students learn about topics such as the Parthenon, natural disasters, and wind power.

      Big Ideas Learning® has worked with educational technology innovators Learnosity, Magic Software, Desmos®, and GeoGebra® to marry the very latest in learning technology with the industry-leading mathematics curriculum developed by Ron Larson and Laurie Boswell. This Dynamic Technology package is available exclusively with the Big Ideas Math program.

      The Dynamic Classroom is an online interactive lesson presentation tool. Teachers can present their lessons and can access all of the online resources that supplement every section of the program at point of use.

      Dynamic Tech Package

      The Dynamic Student Edition eBook App is a complete interactive version of the student text. The downloadable app contains embedded resources, including Dynamic Investigations and direct links to remediation.

      Dynamic Investigations are powered by Desmos and GeoGebra. Teachers and students can integrate these investigations into their discovery learning to interact with the mathematical content in Big Ideas Math activities.

      Teachers have access to a number of Dynamic Teaching Tools, including editable online resources, the Answer Presentation Tool, and the Interactive Whiteboard Lesson Library.

      Creating Assessment

      The Dynamic Assessment System simplifies assessment management for teachers and allows for advanced progress monitoring through a variety of reports.

    • Continuous Preparation for Assessments
      Activity: Comparing Graphs Why CPA Exercise

      Every chapter of the Big Ideas Math® program utilizes question types frequently found on standardized tests, including the PARCC™ and Smarter Balanced assessments*. The balanced approach to instruction helps students develop the habits of mind required to be successful on high-stakes assessments.

      The Exercises available throughout the Big Ideas Math program provide students with opportunities to use multiple approaches to solve problems.

      The Dynamic Assessment System allows teachers to assign assessments directly related to the Big Ideas Math program to just some students or to an entire classroom.

      The Activities and Explorations that begin every section require students to use higher-level thinking to work through each problem and to explain their reasoning in the solution.

      A Cumulative Assessment is included in every chapter. The questions in each assessment were carefully chosen to represent problem types and reasoning patterns frequently found on high-stakes tests.

      The Quizzes and Tests allow students to demonstrate their understanding of concepts and skills learned in each lesson.

      The Online Self-grading Practice allows students to receive immediate feedback on their progress.

      Cumulative Assessment

      The Performance Tasks allow students to apply their knowledge of multiple content standards and work through realistic scenarios.

      The Alternative Assessments provide teachers with the opportunity to assess students on the same content in a variety of ways.

      Why CPA Performance Task?
    • Authors

      No other authorship team in the industry provides the balance of classroom experience and mathematical expertise that the Big Ideas Math® program authors bring to the table. Dr. Ron Larson and Dr. Laurie Boswell began writing together in 1992. Since that time, they have authored over two dozen textbooks. In their collaboration, Ron is primarily responsible for the Student Edition while Laurie is primarily responsible for the Teaching Edition.

    • Multiple Pathways
      Pathways

      Big Ideas Math® is the only program to offer multiple pathways through middle school mathematics. Accelerated and Advanced Pathway students will build the foundational skills they need over two years to advance to Algebra 1 or Integrated Mathematics 1 in 8th grade, while the Regular Pathway prepares students for these courses over a three-year period.

      High school students can progress through traditional Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 courses or to the Integrated Mathematics program. Each course of study exposes students to highly motivating and relevant problems while offering the depth and rigor necessary for college and career readiness.

    • Research-Based Program

      The Big Ideas Math® program is a research-based curriculum providing a rigorous, focused, and coherent curriculum for middle school and high school students. Ron Larson and Laurie Boswell utilized their expertise as well as the body of knowledge collected by additional expert mathematicians and researchers to develop each course.

      The pedagogical approach to this program follows the best practices outlined in the most prominent and widely accepted educational research and standards, including:

      • Achieve, ACT®, and The College Board
      • Adding It Up: Helping Children Learn Mathematics
        National Research Council © 2001
      • Common Core State Standards
        National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and the Council of Chief State School Officers © 2010
      • Curriculum Focal Points
        National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) © 2006
      • Principles and Standards for School Mathematics
        National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) © 2000
      • Project Based Learning
        The Buck Institute
      • Rigor / Relevance Framework®
        International Center for Leadership in Education
      • Universal Design for Learning Guidelines
        CAST © 2011
    • Scope and Sequence

      The Scope and Sequence provides an overview of the concepts to be covered in a given period of time, as well as how those concepts are addressed over the series as a whole. Download a file to see the progression and order of topic introduction.

      Middle School (93 KB)

      Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 (309 KB)

      Integrated Mathematics I, II, and III (285 KB)

    • Correlations

      Correlation guides indicate where the Common Core Standards are addressed in the program. Download a PDF to see specifics at a particular level.

      Middle School

      Grade 6 (Green) (149 KB) Grade 7 (Red) (136 KB) Grade 8 (Blue) (176 KB)
      Grade 7 Accelerated (170 KB) Advanced 1 (168 KB) Advanced 2 (167 KB)
      Algebra 1(164 KB)    
       
       
      Common Core Criteria Map, Grades 6–8 (323 KB) Comm Core Criteria Map, Algebra 1 (271 KB)
       
       

      High School

      Algebra 1 © 2015 (266 KB) Geometry © 2015 (90 KB) Algebra 2 © 2015 (162 KB)
    • Virtual Sampling

      Big Ideas Math® provides instructional materials built upon a rigorous, focused, and coherent mathematics curriculum. Working with educators in every step of the developmental process and using mathematical and pedagogical research, our programs focus on fewer topics at each grade level.

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      National

      Grades 6–8

      Grades 9–12

      State-specific

      Grades 6–8

      Grades 9–12

  • Features 6–8

    Big Ideas Math® features several components to help position your middle school math students for success, and keep them on the right track for mathematical proficiency.

     
    Feature Callout 1 - Pathway

    Multiple Pathways

    Students are exposed to highly motivating and relevant problems at the level of depth and rigor they need through any of the multiple pathways for middle school mathematics.

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    Feature Callout 2 - Teacher

    Daily Teaching Support

    The Big Ideas Math program for middle school provides complete support for teachers, including unique Teaching Editions and Dynamic Teaching Tools.

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    Feature Callout 3 - Math Problem

    Personalized Learning

    No two students are alike, and classrooms are full of different types of learners. Big Ideas Learning® offers many ways to personalize and enrich the learning experience for all learning levels.

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    • Personalized Learning

      Classrooms are full of different types of learners. To ensure the best results, research insists that programs need to provide ways for students to personalize their classroom experiences. From Lesson Tutorials to complete RTI support, the Big Ideas Math® program offers students of all learning levels and styles many ways to personalize and enrich the learning experience.

      Lesson Tutorial Videos

      Two-to-three minute Lesson Tutorial Videos provide visual and audio support for every example in the textbook. The Lesson Tutorials are valuable for students who miss a class, need a second explanation, or just need some help with a homework assignment. Parents can also use the tutorials to stay connected or to provide additional support at home.

      Dynamic Student Edition

      The Dynamic Student Edition includes direct links to remediation and allows for customization through note taking and highlighting. Adjustable page views and complete audio support help ensure universal access for all learners. Students can also access Big Ideas Math content offline by downloading the eBook App to their devices.

      Dynamic Assessment System

      The Dynamic Assessment System allows teachers to provide customizable homework directly related to the Big Ideas Math program. Question types include technology-enhanced items such as drag and drop, graphing, point plotting, multiple select, and fill in the blank using math expressions. Assignments are automatically scored and students have access to immediate remediation on homework questions.

      Differentiated Instruction and RTI

      The Big Ideas Math program completely supports Differentiated Instruction and the 3-Tier Response to Intervention model through print and digital resources. Using research-based instructional strategies teachers can reach, challenge, and motivate each student with high-quality instruction targeted to individual needs.

    • Multiple Pathways

      Regular Pathway

      Regular Pathway

      The Big Ideas Math program addresses all of the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade standards as outlined by the Common State Core Standards. The Regular Pathway provides 8th grade students with a study of Linear Equations and Functions, preparing them for a full Algebra 1 course in 9th grade.

      Compacted Pathway

      Compacted Pathway

      The Big Ideas Math Compacted Pathway begins acceleration in the 7th grade. The Big Ideas Math Course 2 Accelerated textbook combines all of the necessary 7th and 8th grade standards needed to prepare students for Algebra 1. The Big Ideas Math Algebra 1 book completes the Compacted Pathway for middle school students.

      Advanced Pathway

      Advanced Pathway

      The Big Ideas Math Advanced Pathway begins acceleration in the 6th grade. Big Ideas Math Advanced 1 & 2 combines all of the regular 6th, 7th, and 8th grade standards as outlined by the Common Core State Standards. The Big Ideas Math Algebra 1 book completes the Advanced Pathway for middle school students.

    • Embedded Mathematical Practices

      The Big Ideas Math® program was written with the Standards for Mathematical Practice as its foundation.

      Intertwining grade-level content and the Mathematical Practices helps turn mathematical learning into an engaging and meaningful way to see and explore the real world. This also gives students a greater understanding of how mathematical concepts are connected.

      Big Ideas Math provides students with the opportunity to solve problems in a variety of ways and utilize higher-order thinking skills, allowing them to develop the habits of mind that mathematically proficient students demonstrate.

      Activity Math Practice

      Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.

      • Multiple representations are presented to help students move from concrete to representative and into abstract thinking.
      • Essential Questions help students focus and analyze.
      • In Your Own Words provide opportunities for students to look for meaning and entry points to a problem.

      Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

      • Visual problem-solving models help students create a coherent representation of the problem.
      • Opportunities for students to decontextualize and contextualize problems are presented in every lesson.

      Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

      • Error Analysis; Different Words, Same Question; and Which One Doesn’t Belong features provide students the opportunity to construct arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
      • Error Analysis
      • Inductive Reasoning activities help students make conjectures and build a logical progression of statements to explore their conjecture.

      Model with mathematics.

      • Real-life situations are translated into diagrams, tables, equations, and graphs to help students analyze relations and to draw conclusions.
      • Real-life problems are provided to help students learn to apply the mathematics that they are learning to everyday life.
      Real-life Application Middle School

      Use appropriate tools strategically.

      • Graphic Organizers support the thought process of what, when, and how to solve problems.
      • A variety of tool papers, such as graph paper, number lines, and manipulatives, are available as students consider how to approach a problem.
      • Opportunities to use the web, graphing calculators, and spreadsheets support student learning.

      Attend to precision.

      • On Your Own questions encourage students to formulate consistent and appropriate reasoning.
      • Cooperative learning opportunities support precise communication.

      Look for and make use of structure.

      • Inductive Reasoning activities provide students the opportunity to see patterns and structure in mathematics.
      • Real-world problems help students use the structure of mathematics to break down and solve more difficult problems.

      Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

      • Opportunities are provided to help students make generalizations.
      • Students are continually encouraged to check for reasonableness in their solutions.
    • Real-Life Applications

      Real-life applications are utilized throughout the program. These applications are opportunities for students to connect classroom lessons to realistic scenarios, and assist teachers with turning mathematical learning into an engaging and meaningful way to see and explore the real world.

      Reading and Learning - Grades 6-8
    • Differentiated Instruction

      The Big Ideas Math® program completely supports Differentiated Instruction and the 3-Tier Response to Intervention model through print and digital resources. Using research-based instructional strategies teachers can reach, challenge, and motivate each student with high-quality instruction targeted to individual needs.

      Big Ideas Math Pyramid

      Tier 1: Daily Intervention

      • Record and Practice Journal
      • Fair Game Review
      • Graphic Organizers
      • Vocabulary Support
      • Mini Assessments
      • Game Closet
      • Lesson Tutorials
      • On Your Own

      Tier 2: Strategic Intervention

      • Lesson Tutorials
      • Basic Skills Handbook
      • Skills Review Handbook
      • Differentiated Instruction
      • Game Closet

      Tier 3: Customized Learning Intervention

      • Intensive Intervention Lessons
      • Activities
    • English Language Learner Support
      Middle School English Language Learners Sheet

      The Big Ideas Math® program authors recognize that English language learners (ELL) are a highly heterogeneous and complex group of students with diverse gifts, educational needs, backgrounds, and goals. The program incorporates researched-based strategies to specifically assist these learners.

      ELL Resources

      • Record and Practice Journal in Spanish
      • Point-of-use ELL notes in the Teaching Edition
      • eBooks with English and Spanish audio
      • 14-language Multi-Language Glossary
      • Family and Community Letters
      • Vocabulary Checks
      • Vocabulary Flash Cards
    • Daily Teaching Support

      The Big Ideas Math® program provides complete support for teachers. From a unique Teaching Edition to the program's Dynamic Teaching Tools, teachers will have all the tools they need to plan their lessons and deliver program content in the way most effective for their classrooms.

      The Teaching Edition provides teachers with complete support as they teach the program. Master educator Laurie Boswell shares insights into the Common Core State Standards and the Standards for Mathematical Practice in the form of Laurie’s Notes.

      Middle School Math Problem Sheet - Ratios and Rates

      One full page of Laurie’s Notes is included for every page in the Student Edition on side-by-side pages in the Middle School program. Laurie includes connections to previous learning, motivational strategies, warm-up and closure opportunities, Differentiated Instruction, Response to Intervention, and English Language Learner support.

      Teachers also have a number of Dynamic Teaching Tools available. This 21st-century technology is fully integrated into the Big Ideas Math curriculum.

      Available tools include:

      Middle School Smart Board
      • Dynamic Assessment System
      • Interactive Whiteboard Lesson Library
      • Editable Online Resources
      • Lesson Plans
      • Assessment Book
      • Resources by Chapter
      • Dynamic Classroom
      • Answer Presentation Tool
      • Real-Life STEM Videos
    • Program Components

      Print Components

      The Student Edition was designed using the Universal Design for Learning Guidelines (CAST © 2011) and features carefully chosen images that increase student engagement and enhance the mathematical content.

      The Record and Practice Journal consumable serves as a valuable component where students can work extra problems, take notes about new concepts and classroom lessons, and internalize new concepts by expressing their findings in their own words.

      The Teaching Edition provides teachers with complete support for every Big Ideas Math® lesson. Master educator Laurie Boswell incorporates instructional insights and recommendations in Laurie’s Notes.

      • Student Edition
      • Record and Practice Journal
      • Teaching Edition
      • Resources by Chapter
      • Assessment Book
      • Skills Review and Basic Skills Handbook

      Technology Components

      • Dynamic Student Edition eBook App with Complete English and Spanish Audio
      • Dynamic Classroom
      • Dynamic Teaching Tools including Interactive Whiteboard Lesson Library, Answer Presentation Tool, and Real-Life STEM Videos
      • Dynamic Assessment System
      • Dynamic Investigations powered by Desmos® and GeoGebra®
  • Features 9–12

    Big Ideas Math® features several components to help position your high school math students for success, and keep them on the right track for mathematical proficiency.

     
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    Multiple Pathways

    Students are exposed to highly motivating and relevant problems at the level of depth and rigor they need through any of the multiple pathways for high school mathematics.

    Explore More

     
    High School Feature Callout 2 - Students

    Personalized Learning

    No two students are alike, and classrooms are full of different types of learners. Big Ideas Learning® offers many ways to personalize and enrich the learning experience for all learning levels.

    Explore More

     
    High School Feature Callout 3 - Math Problem

    Real-Life Applications

    Real-life applications help turn mathematical learning into a fun and engaging way to see and explore the world.

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    • Personalized Learning

      Classrooms are full of different types of learners. To ensure the best results, research insists that programs need to provide ways for students to personalize their classroom experiences. From Lesson Tutorials to complete RTI support, the Big Ideas Math® program offers students of all learning levels and styles many ways to personalize and enrich the learning experience.

      Lesson Tutorial Videos

      Two-to-three minute Lesson Tutorial Videos provide visual and audio support for every example in the textbook. The Lesson Tutorials are valuable for students who miss a class, need a second explanation, or just need some help with a homework assignment. Parents can also use the tutorials to stay connected or to provide additional support at home.

      Dynamic Student Edition

      The Dynamic Student Edition includes direct links to remediation and allows for customization through note taking and highlighting. Adjustable page views and complete audio support help ensure universal access for all learners. Students can also access Big Ideas Math content offline by downloading the eBook App to their devices.

      Dynamic Assessment System

      The Dynamic Assessment System allows teachers to provide customizable homework directly related to the Big Ideas Math program. Question types include technology-enhanced items such as drag and drop, graphing, point plotting, multiple select, and fill in the blank using math expressions. Assignments are automatically scored and students have access to immediate remediation on homework questions.

      Differentiated Instruction and RTI

      The Big Ideas Math program completely supports Differentiated Instruction and the 3-Tier Response to Intervention model through print and digital resources. Using research-based instructional strategies teachers can reach, challenge, and motivate each student with high-quality instruction targeted to individual needs.

    • Multiple Pathways

      Teachers have multiple options for preparing high school students for college and career readiness. Both of these pathways were developed using the consistent, dependable learning and instructional theory that have become synonymous with Big Ideas Math®.

      Big Ideas Math® Algebra 1, Geometry and Algebra 2

      The Big Ideas Math Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 program presents high school mathematics in the traditional three-year pathway most frequently used in the United States.

      Big Ideas Math® Integrated Mathematics 1, 2, 3

      Teachers also have the option of presenting high school content through Integrated Mathematics I, II, and III. This pathway integrates algebra, geometry, probability, and statistics topics throughout each course.

    • Embedded Mathematical Practices

      The Big Ideas Math® program was written with the Standards for Mathematical Practice as its foundation.

      Intertwining grade-level content and the Mathematical Practices helps turn mathematical learning into an engaging and meaningful way to see and explore the real world. This also gives students a greater understanding of how mathematical concepts are connected.

      Big Ideas Math provides students with the opportunity to solve problems in a variety of ways and utilize higher-order thinking skills, helping prepare students for college and career readiness.

      Geometry Translation

      Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.

      • Essential Questions help students focus on core concepts as they analyze and work through each Exploration.
      • Section-opening Explorations allow students to struggle with new mathematical concepts and explain their reasoning in the Communicate Your Answer questions.

      Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

      • Reasoning, Critical Thinking, Abstract Reasoning, and Problem Solving exercises challenge students to apply their acquired knowledge and reasoning skills to solve each problem.
      • Thought-provoking exercises test the reasoning skills of students as they analyze and interpret perplexing scenarios.

      Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

      • Students must justify their responses to each Essential Question in the Communicate Your Answer questions at the end of each Exploration set.
      • Students are asked to construct arguments and critique the reasoning of others in specialized exercises, including Making an Argument, How Do You See It?, Drawing Conclusions, Reasoning, Error Analysis, Problem Solving, and Writing.

      Model with mathematics.

      • Real-life scenarios are utilized in Explorations, Examples, Exercises, and Assessments so students have opportunities to apply the mathematical concepts they have learned to realistic situations.
      • Modeling with Mathematics exercises allow students to interpret a problem in the context of a real-life situation, often utilizing tables, graphs, visual representations, and formulas.
      Real-life Application High School

      Use appropriate tools strategically.

      • Students are provided opportunities for selecting and utilizing the appropriate mathematical tool in Using Tools exercises. Students work with graphing calculators, dynamic geometry software, models, and more.
      • A variety of tool papers and manipulatives are available for students to use in problems as strategically appropriate.

      Attend to precision.

      • Vocabulary and Core Concept Check exercises require students to use clear, precise mathematical language in their solutions and explanations.
      • Concept Check
      • The many opportunities for cooperative learning in this program, including working with partners for each Exploration, support precise, explicit mathematical communication.

      Look for and make use of structure.

      • Using Structure exercises provide students with the opportunity to explore patterns and structure in mathematics.
      • Justifying Steps and Analyzing Equations exercises require students to analyze structure in equations. For geometric concepts, Proof exercises require students to understand and apply the structure of geometric theorems to solve each problem.

      Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

      • Students are continually encouraged to evaluate the reasonableness of their solutions and their steps in the problem-solving process.
      • Stepped-out Examples encourage students to maintain oversight of their problem-solving process and pay attention to the relevant details in each step.
    • Real-Life Applications

      Real-life applications are utilized throughout the program. These applications are opportunities for students to connect classroom lessons to realistic scenarios, and assist teachers with turning mathematical learning into an engaging and meaningful way to see and explore the real world.

      Reading and Learning - Grades 9-12
    • Differentiated Instruction

      Big Ideas Math® completely supports Differentiated Instruction and the 3-Tier Response to Intervention model through print and digital resources. Using research-based instructional strategies teachers can reach, challenge, and motivate each student with high-quality instruction targeted to individual needs.

      Big Ideas Math Pyramid - Grades 9-12

      Tier 1: Daily Intervention

      • Student Journal
      • Vocabulary Support
      • Lesson Tutorials
      • Communicate Your Answer
      • Monitoring Progress
      • Maintaining Mathematical Proficiency
      • Dynamic Assessment System

      Tier 2: Strategic Intervention

      • Lesson Tutorials
      • Game Closet
      • Skills Review Handbook
      • Differentiated Instruction
      • Dynamic Assessment System

      Tier 3: Customized Learning Intervention

    • English Language Learner Support
      High School English Language Learners

      The Big Ideas Math® program authors recognize that English language learners (ELL) are a highly heterogeneous and complex group of students with diverse gifts, educational needs, backgrounds, and goals. The program incorporates researched-based strategies to specifically assist these learners.

      ELL Resources

      • Student Journal in Spanish
      • Point-of-use ELL notes in the Teaching Edition
      • eBooks with English and Spanish audio
      • 14-language Multi-Language Glossary
      • Family and Community Letters
      • Vocabulary Checks
      • Vocabulary Flash Cards
    • Daily Teaching Support

      The Big Ideas Math® program provides complete support for teachers as they work through each lesson. From the Teaching Edition to Dynamic Teaching Tools, teachers will have a number of resources at their disposal to plan their lessons and present content in the way most effective for their classrooms.

      Each Teaching Edition features Laurie’s Notes that accompany every section of the program. Master educator Laurie Boswell shares classroom insights, motivational strategies, warm-up and closure activities, connections to previous learning, Common Errors, Extra Examples, Differentiated Instruction, Response to Intervention, and English Language Learner Support.

      High School Math Problem Sheet

      Teachers also have a number of Dynamic Teaching tools available. This technology is fully integrated into the curriculum and is designed to streamline lesson preparation and enhance lesson presentation.

      Available tools include:

      Middle School Math Problem Sheet
      • Dynamic Assessment System
      • Interactive Whiteboard Lesson Library
      • Editable Online Resources
      • Lesson Plans
      • Assessment Book
      • Resources by Chapter
      • Dynamic Classroom
      • Answer Presentation Tool
      • Real-Life STEM Videos
    • Program Components

      Print Components

      The Student Edition follows the Universal Design for Learning (CAST © 2011) guidelines. Each image was carefully chosen to support the content and enhance student learning.

      The Student Journal serves as a valuable component where students may work extra problems, take notes about new concepts and classroom lessons, and internalize new concepts by expressing their findings in their own words. The Student Journal is also available in Spanish.

      The Teaching Edition provides teachers with complete support for every Big Ideas Math® lesson and includes Laurie's Notes by master educator Laurie Boswell.

      • Student Edition
      • Student Journal
      • Teaching Edition
      • Resources by Chapter
      • Assessment Book

      Technology Components

      • Dynamic Student Edition eBook App with Complete English and Spanish Audio
      • Dynamic Classroom
      • Dynamic Teaching Tools including Interactive Whiteboard Lesson Library, Answer Presentation Tool, and Real-Life STEM Videos
      • Dynamic Assessment System
      • Dynamic Investigations powered by Desmos® and GeoGebra®

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