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 homework, quizzes, and tests directly related to the Big Ideas Math program to individuals, groups of 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.
The Alternative Assessments provide teachers with the opportunity to assess students on the same content in a variety of ways.
The Performance Tasks allow students to apply their knowledge of multiple content standards and work through realistic scenarios.
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