Pacific Metrics Announces New Relationship with Big Ideas Learning

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Pacific Metrics to Develop Dynamic Assessment and Progress Monitoring Tool

We’re proud to partner with Big Ideas Learning to deliver the first, next-generation assessment solution to BIL clients and its partners.

Online assessment leader Pacific Metrics Corporation, ( a research and technology leader serving the learning and education markets, is pleased to announce a new, expansive relationship with Big Ideas Learning, LLC (“BIL”) of Erie, Pennsylvania.

Big Ideas Learning has adopted the new Pacific Metrics UNITY assessment solution, which delivers dynamic, real-time assessments and reports to students, teachers, schools, and districts. This modular and flexible system is the foundation of the BIL learning solution and will serve as a companion to the BIL middle school and high school math curriculum. According to Robert Burwell, Director of Educational Technology at Big Ideas Learning, Pacific Metrics “was selected out of twenty-four vendors” because of its keen understanding of the industry, and the ease of use and flexibility of the UNITY system, which fully conforms to both State and Consortia standards.

Bob Guerin, acting president of Pacific Metrics, commented that “We’re proud to partner with Big Ideas Learning to deliver the first, next-generation assessment solution to BIL clients and its partners. The UNITY platform will support BIL’s long-term formative assessment needs and is designed to streamline assessment development, delivery, and reporting. We look forward to building a successful partnership founded on student learning and academic success.”

“We are very excited to announce our partnership with Pacific Metrics,” said Denise McDowell, VP of Marketing for Big Ideas Learning. “The combination of Ron Larson and Laurie Boswell’s renowned curriculum and the Dynamic Assessment and Progress Monitoring Tool have set Big Ideas Math apart from all other programs on the market.”

For more information about Pacific Metrics or any of their technology-based assessment solutions, email info(at)pacificmetrics(dot)com or call (831) 646-6403.

About Pacific Metrics
Headquartered in Monterey, California, Pacific Metrics has achieved recognition for leading assessment evolution with the development of innovative, customized, web-based systems for state departments of education and next-generation assessment products using advanced education technology. For more information, visit

About Big Ideas Learning
Big Ideas Learning, LLC, along with its parent company Larson Texts, Inc., was founded by Ron Larson to create instructional materials that provide a coherent curriculum to support world-class mathematics education. Using mathematical and pedagogical research, the Big Ideas Math program focuses on fewer topics at each grade level, providing a narrower and deeper course of study that leads students to mastery of each benchmark as they move from grade to grade. The Big Ideas Math program is distributed exclusively by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. For more information, visit

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