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CA Textbook Adoption
Posted:
May 4, 1999 10:20 AM


[Note: From Carol Bohlin and Drew Kravin  a nice database containing all the IMAP math textbook recommendations (and nonrecommendations) in it. The information below was copied/pasted . It isn't pretty, but you can probably make out the info. The "#" to the left refers to the number of the IMAP panel that evaluated the submission. Now you know which materials DIDN'T make it (at least so far!) ... Carol Bohlin.] ****************************************************** Further note, received just before sending this note out. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
A member of IMAP #1, Sally Macy, alerted me that her panel had indeed *recommended* UCSMP Algebra I and that the list of IMAPrecommended math textbooks is in error when it says that this book was not approved. Mary Sprague of the California Dept. of Education confirmed this: "The summary sheet was incorrect initially for the grade 8 program (fortunately the panel report sent to the publisher correctly stated that the program is recommended). This has already been corrected on our copies and the copy that was sent to Commissioners on Tuesday. Please spread the word to others that both UCSMP programs are recommended by the IMAP and the CRP."
Therefore, Addison Wesley's UCSMP Algebra and UCSMP Transition Math were both approved by IMAP#1 (the latter textbook pending changes). Thanks to Sally for pointing this out and to Sheri Willebrand for contacting Mary to confirm it.  Carol Bohlin
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Here is some new information regarding the IMAP math textbook recommendations from Sheri Willebrand, a member of the Curriculum Commission:
Carol: Thanks for keeping everyone informed...got some additional information...publishers that were "yes with changes" have been asked to submit their respective changes (different depending on the nature of "near misses") to CDE by May 12. If they do, there is a chance that they can "pass muster" and be voted on by the Curriculum Commission (CC) at the May 25  26 Mtg. They could then be considered by SBE at the June and July mtgs. This is good news since so few programs are in the "yes" and "yes, with changes" categories. Sheri, via Carol Bohlin
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Instructional Materials Advisory Panels  April, 1999  Math Textbook Recommendations  California
# Publisher Submission Title Recommendation
5 21st Century Math Live Book No 1 Addison Wesley Connected Mathematics No 1 Addison Wesley Middle School Math No 1 Addison Wesley Scott ForesmanAddison Wesley Math No 1 Addison Wesley UCSMP Algebra No 1 Addison Wesley UCSMP Transition Math Yes/Changes 1 Advantage Accelerated Math No 1 Advantage Star Math No 1 AMATH AMATH PreAlgebra No 1 American Guidance AGS Algebra No 1 American Guidance AGS Basic Math Skills No 1 American Guidance AGS Consumer Mathematics No 1 American Guidance AGS Life Skills Math No 1 American Guidance AGS PreAlgebra No 4 BarrettKendall Algebra: A First Course No 2 Bellwork Daily Practice No 5 Clearwater Algebra Unplugged No 2 Continental Focus on Problem Solving No 2 Continental Get Ahead in Math No 2 Continental Mathematics: Skills, Concepts No 2 Continental Number Sense No 7 Creative Algebra: Puzzles and Problems No 7 Creative Groundworks: Developing AlgebraicÃÂ No 7 Creative Hot Words, Hot Topics Yes/Changes/5; No/67 7 Creative MathScape: Seeing and ThinkingÃÂ No 7 Creative Skill Power/El Poder De Las Mathematicas No 1 CLS Associates Math Coach No 1 Cuisenaire The Super Source No 7 Dale Seymour Developing Number Concepts No 7 Dale Seymour Nimble with Numbers No 3 Developmental Number Power Yes/K1; No/28 4 Everyday Everyday Mathematics No 2 Glencoe Algebra 1: Integration ApplicationsÃÂ Yes/Changes 2 Glencoe Mathematics: Applications & Connections Yes/Changes 2 Glencoe PreAlgebra: An Integrated TransitionÃÂ Yes 3 Globe Fearon Access to Math Yes/6;No/7 3 Globe Fearon Basic Geometry Yes/67; No/8 3 Globe Fearon Consumer Math No 3 Globe Fearon Globe Fearon Basic Math No 3 Globe Fearon Math for Proficiency, Levels A and B No 3 Globe Fearon Practical Mathematics for Consumers No 3 Globe Fearon Success in Math: Basic Algebra Yes/67; No/8 3 Globe Fearon Success in Math: General Math No 3 Globe Fearon Success in Math: PreAlgebra No 3 Globe Fearon The Pacemaker Curriculum: Algebra 1 No 3 Globe Fearon The Pacemaker Curriculum: PreAlgebra No 4 Great Source Every Day Counts No 4 Grow Arithmetic Developed Daily No 1 Harcourt Brace Math Advantage Yes/K2; No/37 7 Holt, Rinehart HRW Algebra One Interactions No 7 Holt, Rinehart Practical Mathematics No 5 Houghton Mifflin MathSteps No/K2; Yes/Changes/37 2 Kendall/Hunt Math Trailblazers: A Mathematical Journey Yes/Changes 6 Kids Success Efficient Easy Memorizing of Math Tables No 6 Mastery Learning Count, Notice, & Remember Yes/K3 only 4 Math Teachers Moving with Math Extensions No 4 Math Teachers Moving with Math MultiGrade Levels AD No 4 Math Teachers Moving with Math Primary Program No 6 McDougal Littell An Integrated Approach No 6 McDougal Littell Basic Algebra No 6 McDougal Littell Explorations and Applications No 6 McDougal Littell Integrated Mathematics No 6 McDougal Littell Passport to Mathematics No 6 McDougal Littell Structure and Method No 3 Metropolitan Metro Math Readers Yes 3 Metropolitan Problem Solving StepbyStep Yes 4 Newbridge Newbridge Early Math No 4 Newbridge Newbridge Math Manipulatives No 2 Prentice Hall Algebra: Tools for a Changing World Yes/Changes 2 Prentice Hall Explorations and Applications, PreAlgebra No 2 Prentice Hall Geometry: Tools for a Changing World No 2 Prentice Hall Middle Grades Math: Tools for Success Yes/Changes 4 Riverdeep Destination Math No 7 Saxon Saxon Mathematics, 36 Yes/35; Yes/Changes/6 7 Saxon Saxon Mathematics, 78 No 7 Saxon Saxon Mathematics, K3 Yes/K2;Yes/Changes/3 3 Silver Burdett Mathematics: Exploring Your World/Mathematicas: Exploremos tu Mundo No 5 SRA/McGraw Hill Connecting Math Concepts No 5 SRA/McGraw Hill Math Explorations and Applications No 5 SRA/McGraw Hill Spectrum Math No 5 SRA/McGraw Hill SRA Mathematics Laboratory No 5 SRA/McGraw Hill Total Class Math No 7 Suntex Jumping Levels Math Program Skill Set 4 No 5 William H. Sadlier Progress in Mathematics Yes/ Changes 6 William K. Bradford Algebra Class Complete Series No 6 William K. Bradford Math Trek Level 1 Complete Series No 6 William K. Bradford Math Trek Series (Probability & Statistics) Yes/ Changes
******************************************** * 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



