Written Resources

10 Reasons to Adopt Centripetal Press

From lighter backpacks to NSTA recommendations, our favorite reasons educators choose Centripetal Press. See our colorful flyer – 10 Reasons to Adopt Centripetal Press at your School 1.The right amount of content for mastery More than 75% of American science teachers agree it’s better to cover units in greater depth, even if it means getting through Read More…

10 Reasons to Adopt Centripetal Press

A Letter from Teachers to Parents

John D. Mays

Teachers need for their parents to be on board with mastery learning. Perhaps this is their first time with such a method. Without a basic understanding of the new paradigm, parents may only perceive that their child’s science class is a lot hard than in the past. But once they grasp the reason for the Read More…

A Letter from Teachers to Parents

Errata

Like death and taxes, errors in books are a certainty, no matter how closely you edit. This document contains corrections to known errors to date in all textbooks. If you find something you believe to be an error in any of our texts, please notify us in an email to info@centripetalpress.com. We are very grateful Read More…

Errata

Getting A Kick Out Of Epistemology

John D. Mays

Nearly all science texts discuss some aspects of epistemology, even if it’s just by way of a standard presentation of the so-called “scientific method.”Many texts go into more depth and address the roles of theories and hypotheses in scientific research. But educators new to the deeper approach taken by Centripetal Press may wonder why epistemology Read More…

Getting A Kick Out Of Epistemology

Sequencing Science and Math in 7-12th Grade

John D. Mays

High school freshmen can thrive in high school science by a sequence that starts with introductory physics in 9th grade. Author and company owner John D. Mays provides an explanation of the benefits.

Sequencing Science and Math in 7-12th Grade

Stratifying Math Students

John D. Mays

Forcing all students to take a math course that they are not ready for undermines their education. This paper makes a case for implementing a stratified math program that helps students to succeed. It also gives a strategy for establishing a placement process.

Stratifying Math Students