K-12 Mathematics Market Report 2016 looks at current trends in the elementary and secondary school mathematics market including what products are used most widely and what selection criteria educators use to help them choose one product over another. The report is built around the results of a survey of mathematics educators with Simba’s ongoing research providing added context to the analysis and commentary.
The report can help providers and developers of mathematics and/or STEM curriculum and investors understand areas of potential growth and pinpoint where opportunities exist for new solutions.
Table Of Contents
Simba Informationâs K-12 Mathematics Market Report 2016 Methodology Executive Summary Chapter 1: Mathematics is Large Opportunity Introduction Learning about the Math Market Size of the Market for Mathematics Instruction Materials Trends in the Supplemental Math Market Table 1.1: Position of Survey Respondents Table 1.2: Grade Range Teach or Supervise Table 1.3: Average Respondents Expenditure by Category of Math Materials Chapter 2: Core Mathematics Instruction Introduction Using a Basal or Core Math Program Use of Core Programs Has Declined Over Time Most Widely Used Core Math Programs Where Largest Core Programs Are Used: Geographically Where Largest Core Programs Are Used: Grade Level When Core Math Program Was Adopted Satisfaction with Core Math Program Table 2.1: Best Description of Core Math Curriculum Use Table 2.2: Has basal/core math program Table 2.3: Core Program Used Table 2.4: Core Program Used, Adoption States vs. Open Territories Table 2.5: Top Core Programs Used by Grade Levels Table 2.6: How Recently Math Program was Adopted Table 2.7: If doing over, would choose same Chapter 3: The Move to Digital Introduction How Core Math Program Is Accessed How Much Time with Digital Tools and Content Websites Used and/or Recommended Sources of Effective Supplemental Resources Top Features that Encourage Selection Table 3.1: How students most often access core math program Table 3.2: Class Time Using Digital Tools Table 3.3: Math Websites Used/Recommended Table 3.4: Vendor that comes to mind first for effective supplemental resources Table 3.5: Program Features that Encourage Selection Chapter 4: Integrating Math into STEM Introduction Schools Make Progress toward STEM Integration How Schools Approach STEM Integration Most Significant Obstacle to STEM Integration Table 4.1: Progress in Integration STEM Table 4.2: Plan for Implementing STEM Table 4.3: Single Biggest Obstacle to STEM Implementation Chapter 5: Changing Standards and Assessments Introduction Why New Standards Progress toward Implementing New Standards New Standards Are Changing Mathematics Teaching Changed Standards Lead to New Assessments Administering New Assessments Conclusion Table 5.1: Progress on Implementing New Standards Table 5.2: How Standards Change Teaching and Materials Table 5.3: Schedule for Replacing State Exams with New Exams Table 5.4: How Administering/Planning to Administer New Assessments Appendix I: Survey Questions Appendix II: Survey Results Open Territories vs. Adoption States, Four Large States Appendix III: Survey Results By Region, By Job Title, By Grade level Responsibilities