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Are any 200page textbooks being produced?
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Sep 12, 2013 2:13 PM




Re: Are any 200page textbooks being produced?
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Sep 11, 2013 4:32 PM


Singapore Primary Series absolutely (Singapore math.com). Saxon Math comes close. Both are excellent and neither have superfluous pictures and colors to make math "interesting".
Wayne
At 04:53 AM 9/11/2013, Domenico Rosa wrote: >The 7/20/2012 Report "K8 Publishers' Criteria for the Common Core >State Standards for Mathematics" is available at: > >http://www.corestandards.org/assets/Math_Publishers_Criteria_K8_Summer%202012_FINAL.pdf > >The following is on Page 19: > >"(For paperbased materials.) A textbook that is focused is short. >For example, by design Japanese textbooks have less than one page >per lesson. Elementary textbooks should be less than 200 pages, >middle and secondary less than 500 pages." > >Does anyone know if any such books are being produced? > >In my opinion, short, focused textbooks are absolutely essential in >order to stem the continuing pseudoeducation of American students.



