ERIC Number: ED219233
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
How to Evaluate Mathematics Textbooks.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.
This guide is based on one published by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics in 1980. The guidelines are presented in an effort to assist in the selection of textbooks. There are two major sections. The first, How to Get Started, has sections on: Reviewing Objectives; Assessing the Program; Selecting the Evaluation Committee; Developing the Evaluative Criteria; Complying with Legal Provisions; Developing the Rating Forms; and General Suggestions. The second section, Evaluative Criteria, includes: Content; Organization; Auxiliary Materials; Readability; Physical Characteristics; and Special Considerations. The document concludes with a rating form. (MP)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Guidelines, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Resource Materials, Textbook Evaluation, Textbook Selection
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091 $2.50 per copy, orders of 10 or more copies to same address earn discount of 20% off list price.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.