Creating Mathematically Connected Communities

       Textbook Evaluation Resources

General Resources
  • National Grade-Level Implementation Centers
    • Alternatives for Rebuilding Curricula (ARC) - promotes the wide-scale and effective implementation of Standards-based elementary mathematics curricula.
    • The Show-Me Project (National Center for Standards-based Middle Grades Mathematics curricula) - Features summaries of expert recommendations and textbook evaluations.
  • The Changing Mathematics Curriculum: An Annotated Bibliography - A list of resources compiled by The K-12 Mathematics Curriculum Center. This bibliography provides resources that address the following topics: "What's Different About These New Curricula?", "Impact Studies", "Professional Development and Teacher Support", and "Implementation Challenges"
  • Mathstar Textbook Evaluation Form - Use as a worksheet for the evaluation database.
  • Math/Science 2006 Pre Conference Session Materials for "Meeting Proficiency and Criteria for Math Instructional Materials Selection" by Claudia Ahlstrom, NM PED Mathematics Consultant.
    • Making Proficiency in Math powerpoint
    • MC2 Rationale for Program Recommendation and MC2 Mathematics Instructional Materials Evaluation Rubrics visit MC2 website.
  • MC2 Mathematics Textbook Evaluation Resources