Reviews of Concepts and Skills Mathematics Curriculum

Basic Information and Introduction

Concepts and Skills is published my McDougal Littell. The principal books are Algebra 1 (for Eight or Ninth Grade) and Geometry (early High School). There is also a Middle School series designed for the California market. The product web page may be found through

The Concepts and Skills series contains these texts.

Critical Reviews and Commentaries

Preliminary Content Review Panel Report by the California Content Review Panel for the Grades 6-7 submission of Concepts and Skills.

Concerning Algebra 1, Concepts and Skills. This is a letter by the members of the California Content Review Panel for the 2001 adoptions concerning the Eight Grade (Algebra 1) submission of the Concepts and Skills curriculum. This curriculum was adopted by the State Board over objections detailed in this letter.

This page is part of a collection of links to reviews of and commentaries on K-12 mathematics curricula and standards that is maintained by Bas Braams, Elizabeth Carson, and NYC HOLD. This ring of pages includes: TERC Investigations - Everyday Mathematics - Connected Mathematics Project (CMP) - Concepts and Skills - Structure and Method - College Preparatory Mathematics (CPM) - Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP) - Mathematics, Modelling our World (MMOW) - CPMP Contemporary Mathematics in Context - Saxon Math - NCTM Standards