Elementary Grades Math Texts


Elementary Grades Math Texts

Math Expressions
Math Connects
TERC Investigations
Bridges in Mathematics
Saxon
Singapore Math
Everyday Math

Math Teaching Series
SRA Real Math
enVisionMath
Think Math!
Math in Focus


A National Study of Early Elementary Math Curricula
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education

This study takes a look at the achievement effects fo four elementary school math curriculum The four curriculum are Investigations in Number, Data, and Space: Math Expressions: Saxon Math: and Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley Mathematics. Here links to the reports the study has generated.

Achievement Effects of Four Early Elementary School Math Curricula
Findings for First and Second Graders
NCEE 2011-4001
Institute of Education Sciences
National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance
October 2010

Achievement Effects of Four Early Elementary School Math Curricula
Findings from First Graders in 39 Schools
NCEE 2009-4052
Institute of Education Sciences
National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance
February 2009



Independent Study of Washington State K-8 Curriculum Review Final Report
October 27, 2008 Strategic Teaching

Review of Mathematical Soundness Background Notes for WA State Curriculum Study
W. Stephen Wilson, Ph.D.
Elementary
This review looks at the mathematical development of whole number multiplication, area of a triangle, and adding and subtracting fractions in the elementary K-5 programs from TERC Investigations, Math Expressions, Bridges in Mathematics, and Math Connects. This review found Math Expressions and Math Connects to be mathematically acceptable. TERC Investigations and Bridges in Mathematics were found to be not mathematically acceptable.
Middle School
This review looks at the mathematical development of multiplication and division for fractions and proportions in the middle school 6-8 programs for Math Connects, Prentice Hall, Holt, and Math Thematics. This review found Math Connects ranking first and Prentice Hall and Holt tied at second with Math Thematics at the bottom.

Educational Research Analysts Math Textbook Reviews

Elementary Grades Math Texts - Mathematically Sound Foundations

2008 Texas 3rd Grade Math Textbook ranking
by Educational Research Analysts

Summary -- Empahsis on mastery of computational skills in 3rd Grade Math programs approved for 2008 local Texas adoption
by Educational Research Analysts

Math Expressions

Math Connects

TERC Investigations

Bridges in Mathematics



Houghton Mifflin Harcourt`s Math Expressions and Saxon Math at Forefront of Mathematics Curricula Resulting in Higher Math Achievement, According to New Federal Study
Mon Mar 9, 2009


Achievement Effects of Four Early
Elementary School Math Curricula
Findings from First Graders in 39 Schools

February 2009
National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance