Our Work. Our Clients.

ExpoLog has had the privilege of providing math editorial services – either directly for publishers or through development houses – for many math programs of all types and sizes. Below is a sampling of programs and projects our staff has led:

Cord Communications

Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Bridges: Mathematics in Context

Update 4 books to be more in line with Common Core. Mark tearsheets and write insert patches for approximately 2800 pages or SE and TE Wrap as well as 2500 pages of ancillaries. Complete page proof, conduct photo research and work directly with compositor.

McGraw Hill

Texas Homework Assessment Banks

Data entered middle school homework worksheets into ExamView. Converted questions to multiple choice and correlated questions to TEKS.

Prentice Hall

eBook Learning

Data entered Algebra 1 exercises (from basal print book) into a content management system. Converted questions to multiple choice by authoring distractors. (around 15,000 items in 3 months).

Bar Charts

QuickStudy Writing and Editing

Wrote multiple titles for BarCharts QuickStudy product line, including Common Core Guides, subject-specific guides, Calculus guides, college course guides, Calculus guides, and in-home review guides.

Prentice Hall

Performance Tasks

Wrote and edited performance tasks similar to what students see on PARCC assessments.

McGraw Hill

Texas Ancillaries

Wrote and edited content for middle school program. Included art management.

Tabula Rasa

Common Core Assessment Product

Wrote and edited online assessment items for an online product. This entailed writing approximately 1500 items, complete with feedback, hints, distractor rationales, etc. Questions mimicked the assessment types offered by PARCC and SBAC.

Six Red Marbles

Project Based Learning Activities

Worked with over 10 authors to write and edit projects for end-of-chapter lessons for a Grades 3-8 programs. Projects built on one another and engaged students in a very unique way.

ETA Hand2Mind

VersaTiles

Wrote and managed production (full service contract) for signature product. This included art creation, page layout, editorial services and page proofing.

Prentice Hall

Independent Math Reviews

Cold read and answer checked various math titles during page proof stages.

Cord Communications

Algebra 2: Mathematics in Context

Editorial director for the project; researched state standards of client’s key market states; developed table of contents; set project budget; oversaw entire writing process; managed page editing process; incorporated reviewer comments; oversaw final production rounds onsite (including final proofreading of all pages at client’s facility in Waco, Texas).

McGraw Hill Intervention

CA Math Triumphs (Intervention product)

Editorial director for the project; helped develop table of contents generated from California Framework Appendices; oversaw process of writing new manuscript and editing author manuscript for six-volume set of workbooks. Approximate page count was 1,200 pages in a three-month timeframe. Majority of author manuscript was deemed unusable by client. Therefore much last-minute new writing had to be completed.

McGraw-Hill SRA

Number Worlds

Editorial director for the project; oversaw process of editing author manuscript and incorporating reviewer feedback. Challenging project in which the authors were resistant to changes being made to their manuscript. However, manuscript submitted did not fit the instructional model for the program and therefore required a sensitive handling of the matter.

Cengage Learning

Financial Algebra

Editorial director for this project; worked with authors and editors on creating a financial algebra textbook primarily used in elective classes; facilitated work of editors and reviewers as well as writing and editorial work on all ancillary content (solution key, workbook, whiteboard materials, ExamView materials, online quizzes).

Prentice Hall

Middle School Digits Program - Readiness Component

Editorial director for the project; wrote and edited manuscript for Readiness component of Grades 6-8 program; storyboarded final manuscript for digital production using client’s proprietary software.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Common Core Ancillary Work

Editorial director for the project; updated Chapter Resource Books, Ready to Go On?, Are You Ready, Transparencies, IDEA Works, and Solutions Key to reflect newly developed Common Core student lessons for Grades 6-8.

Prentice Hall

HS Ancillaries (Quick Checks, Daily Quizzes, Test-Taking Strategies, Lesson Plans)

Lead project manager/director for the project; responsible for revision of 22 ancillaries; analyzed how changes made in SE and TE revisions impacted ancillary group; compiled tearsheets and/or worked directly in Quark to make changes.

Prentice Hall

HS Solution Keys

Lead project manager/director for the project; responsible for revision of four HS Solution Keys (PreAlgebra, Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2); analyzed how changes made in SE and TE revisions impacted solution keys; worked directly in Quark to make all changes.

Holt, Reinhart, Winston

MS Solution Keys

Lead project manager/director for the project; responsible for writing three middle school solution keys; used 12 freelance writers on the project in addition to MATHQueue staff; assigned tasks to the writers and managed process of quality control by leading teams of editors.

Cord Communications

Algebra 1: Mathematics in Context and Geometry: Mathematics in Context

Lead writer/editor for the project; wrote two 400-page teacher wraps for existing book; placed teacher annos; wrote tips for new teachers; wrote hands-on learning activities; used a team of five writers to complete the project.

McGraw-Hill – Glencoe

PreAlgebra and Geometry

Editorial Director for the project; revised two teacher wraps; oversaw new writing and tearsheet process; implemented quality control review process.

McGraw Hill – SRA

Math Labs

Project manager for this project; worked with SRA editorial staff to finalize SRA Grade 4 Math Lab skill list. Project was extremely fast-paced. Approximately 15 writers were used; implemented quality control review process for the assignment.

ETA Cuisenaire

HandsOn Standards Student Companion Books

Editorial director for the project; wrote and edited Grades four-volume set of activities to be used with ETA’s HandsOn Standards product.

ETA Cuisenaire

VersaTiles Geometry

Lead writer for the project; wrote five volume set of activities to be used with ETA’s VersaTiles product.

Curriculum Associates

Texas and California Targeted Instruction

Editorial Director for the project; wrote and edited 9 student and teacher books in a four-month timeframe; led art department in development of illustrations (technical and illustrative) for the product; facilitated quality control processes; mandated that all manuscript be sent to client as first-pass pages in laid-out InDesign files.

Frank Shaeffer Publications

Workbook set (17 workbooks)

Editorial director for the project; assignment was to fill page count with skills related to NCTM Strands; assembled and used team of authors to develop ideas; led a series of focus groups to generate ideas for specific pages; wrote and edited 17 workbooks in a four-month timeframe; each book consisted of 128 pages of activities.

Thomson Learning

Financial Math Review

Sole writer/editor for this project; worked with lead authors on creating a financial review product; edited content to fit specifications of three pages per lesson; solely responsible for editorial and production.

Southwestern Publishing

Volume Library: Mathematics Section

Lead writer and editor for this project; revision of math encyclopedia used by parents; some sections required entirely new written content; other sections were revised to include worked-out examples.

McGraw-Hill – MacMillan

Texas ExamView

Editorial director for the project; oversaw process of writing and editing of Texas-specific ExamView items. There were 1,200 items written in just under six weeks.

Triumph Learning

Wrote and edited for various state-specific assignments.

Buckle Down Publishing

Wrote and edited for various state-specific assignments.

Options Publishing

Wrote and edited for various state-specific assignments.

Peoples Publishing

Wrote and edited for various state-specific assignments.