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Ratings of U.S. Commercially Published Maths. Programs
Posted:
Jan 10, 1999 9:53 PM


Colleagues:
In case you have not already seen it, the Mathematically Correct (MC) website has a review of second, fifth and seventh grade mathematics programs in the U.S. Each is given a rating.
The names of the raters, the criteria, background information, etc. is given.
To see the summaries and ratings of the programs, you can go to the MC website at
http://www.mathematicallycorrect.com/
and then proceed to the reviews, or you can go directly to them at
http://www.mathematicallycorrect.com/books.htm
Here is the Table of Contents of the Report:
Project Overview
Summary of Overall Ratings by Publisher
Content Examples
Second Grade Mathematics Program Reviews:
Methods for Second Grade Program Reviews
Harcourt Brace Math Advantage
McGrawHill School Division Math in My World
Saxon Publishers Math 2: An Incremental Development
Scott Foresman  Addison Wesley Math Grade 2
SRA/McGraw Hill Math: Explorations and Applications
Dale Seymour Publications Investigations in Number, Data, and Space
Everyday Learning Everyday Mathematics
Silver Burdett Ginn Mathematics: The Path to Math Success
Comparative Summary for Second Grade
Fifth Grade Mathematics Program Reviews:
Methods for Fifth Grade Program Reviews
Scott Foresman Addison Wesley Scott Foresman  Addison Wesley Math
Harcourt Brace Math Advantage
McGrawHill Math in My World
Saxon Publishers Math 65: An Incremental Development
Silver Burdett Ginn Silver Burdett Ginn Mathematics
SRA/McGrawHill SRA Math: Explorations and Applications
Dale Seymour Publications Investigations in Number, Data, and Space
Everyday Learning Corporation Everyday Mathematics
Comparative Summary for Fifth Grade
Seventh Grade Mathematics Program Reviews:
Methods for Seventh Grade Program Reviews
Dale Seymour Publications Connected Mathematics Program
Glencoe/McGrawHill Mathematics: Applications and Connections, Course 2
Harcourt Brace Math Advantage Middle School II Preparation for Algebra
McDougal Littell Passport to Mathematics Book 2
McDougal Littell Math Thematics Book 2
Prentice Hall Middle Grades Math: Tools for Success Course 2
Saxon Publishers Math 87
Scott Foresman  Addison Wesley Middle School Math Course 2
PreAlgebra Level Texts Potentially Used in Seventh Grade
Glencoe/McGrawHill PreAlgebra, an Integrated Transition to Algebra and Geometry
McDougal Littell Passport to Algebra and Geometry
Saxon Publishers Algebra 1/2
Comparative Summary for Seventh Grade
Concluding Remarks
************************************************** * Jerry P. Becker Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL 629014610 USA Fax: (618)4534244 Phone: (618)4534241 (office) Email: jbecker@siu.edu



