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AdministratorJanuary 29, 2021 at 6:50 am
Great points and wow, what a struggle to overcome. So many factors here…
Interestingly enough, here in Ontario, textbooks only have to have 80% “coverage” to be on our approved textbook resource list called Trillium. This allows the publisher to strategically try to hit as many birds (curriculum standards in different jurisdictions) with one stone (textbook) as they can. I’m sure that is similar across various regions.
Often times textbook writers have taught in the past … but even if they have, is it the way you’d want to be teaching? Who decides which teachers are writing the textbook?
All great questions here for us to continue trying to work through!