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Jerry P. Becker

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

McGraw-Hill 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

McGraw-Hill Math in My World

Saxon Publishers Math 65: An Incremental Development

Silver Burdett Ginn Silver Burdett Ginn Mathematics

SRA/McGraw-Hill 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/McGraw-Hill 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

Pre-Algebra Level Texts Potentially Used in Seventh Grade

Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Pre-Algebra, 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

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Jerry P. Becker
Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901-4610 USA
Fax: (618)453-4244
Phone: (618)453-4241 (office)
E-mail: jbecker@siu.edu





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