New Math Curriculum
The Big Ideas Math program is a research-based curriculum providing a rigorous, focused, and coherent curriculum for elementary school, 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.
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 scaffolded instruction.