Science Textbook Reviews (2010)

Posted: Thu, 09/22/2011 - 2:13pm Updated: Tue, 07/15/2014 - 11:31am

The overall format and structure for science rubrics was adopted from the Analyzing Instructional Materials process, developed by West-Ed and Biological Sciences Curriculum Study. Reviewers were selected using an application process, which required that they meet the qualifications of a Highly Qualified Teacher. All reviewers were assigned into grade bands and trained in the use of the rubrics and other review process support documents.

Reviewer Recommendations

On July 30, 2010, the appointed reviewers met to discuss their individual reviews and reach consensus on a total score for each textbook or set of instructional materials. As part of the effort to better inform and assist school corporations in making purchasing decisions that best fit local needs and student success, the total score sheets for all materials reviewed are made publicly available.

Science Rubrics