TITLE

Trends; Textbook Selection

AUTHOR(S)
Muther, Connie
PUB. DATE
October 1986
SOURCE
Educational Leadership;Oct86, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p86
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents several educational materials designed to provide alternatives to inadequate science textbooks. Names of publishers and suppliers; Features of the programs developed by the companies; Contact information.
ACCESSION #
8719232

 

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