Ten Disturbing New Facts About Math Textbooks
Some quick takeaways from the survey (via Edudemic):
- About half (49%) of teachers surveyed believe their textbooks are ineffective for English Language Learners.
- Nearly all (89%) of K-8 math teachers say they need to supplement their text with additional materials because they’re so inadequate.
- The most widely used textbook is also the lowest rated.
- 4 out of 5 (82%) teachers feel compelled to create their own / borrow materials from other teachers.