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NAME AND CONTACT INFO (PHONE & EMAIL ADDRESS) FOR
VENDOR REP AUTHORIZED TO SUBMIT RFP RESPONSE IN THE
YELLOW HIGHLIGHTED COLUMN TO THE RIGHT
James Genereaux Northwest
Director of Sales
james.genereaux@hmhco.com
503-887-8156
SIGNATURE OF VENDORS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE IN THE
YELLOW COLUMN TO THE RIGHT
James Genereaux

1. TECHNOLOGY

a) With technology constantly changing, please provide a description of current applications
and those planned for implementation over the next several years.

Current technology resources included in Math In Focus are:
Student Online Technology
Online Student Book eBook, Provides online access to the Student Book.
Online Virtual Manipulatives, Students can interact with the Math in Focus
manipulatives online at school and at home. Includes Singapore math place value,
number bonds, and bar modeling tools.
Interactive Whiteboard Lessons, Lessons include Learn and Guided Practice,
selected lessons for Grades 18, and Big Book activities for Investigate and
Discover at the Kindergarten level.
Online Student Interactivities (Grades 16), Bring Singapore math to life with fun,
interactive online tutorials, activities, and quizzesa great way to differentiate
instruction and to practice at home!
Teacher Online Technology
Online Teachers Edition eBook, Provides online access to the Teachers Edition.
Online Workbook eBook (Grades 15),Teachers can access PDFs of all of the
Student Workbook pages in a printable, digital format.
Online Big Book eBook (Grade K), The Big Book eBook provides online access to
the Kindergarten Big Book content. Ideal for projection or on an interactive
whiteboard.
ExamView Assessment Generator (Grades 18), Create unlimited online
customized tests and practice sets for students. Includes robust test banks,
including problems to address the Common Core State Standards.
For Students and Teachers
Online Videos and Podcasts for Teachers and Parents, Learn more about Singapore
math with online videos and podcasts. Teachers can access math background
videos and author podcasts to ensure they have a solid understanding of the math
behind the Math in Focus lessons. Parents can learn more about Singapore math
and how to help their children succeed.
Online Teacher Resources, Printable PDFs of:
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Reteach (Grades 18)
Problem of the Lesson (Grades 15)
Extra Practice
School-to-Home
Enrichment Connections/Family Letters
Assessments
Additional resources
Online Transition Resource Map (Grades 28), Designed to be used in conjunction
with the print Transition Guide, this online resource makes it easy to locate and
print previous grade-level Reteach and Extra Practice content to address
transition-related knowledge and skill gaps.
Access to the eLearning website, The Math in Focus eLearning website is a resource
for teachers and parents. The website contains detailed information about Math in
Focus and Singapore math, including overview presentations, implementation
support tutorials and classroom videos.

b) Please indicate your firms ability to supply any of the requested menus of titles in audio,
E-book or similar format.


Math In Focus includes Student and Teacher editions available in e-book format. The
Student and Teacher eBooks include all pages from the print version, available for access
at school or home.

We agree to fully comply with the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities
Education Act of 2004 as they relate to the National Instructional Materials Accessibility
Standard (NIMAS) and as interpreted by the final regulations issued on August 3, 2006.
The following website, www.nimac.us is a searchable database where you can view what
files are already available through NIMAC.

In addition, we also currently fully comply with all state Braille laws. Upon request, we
will provide electronic files to the American Printing House for the Blind to be used to
make Braille books for the blind and print-disabled students by authorized entities. An
authorized entity is a nonprofit organization or a governmental agency that has a
primary mission to provide specialized services relating to training, education, or
adaptive reading for the information access needs of blind or print disabled. The
following website, sponsored by the American Printing House for the Blind,
www.aph.org/louis.htm is a searchable database where you can view what files and
Braille books are already available with information on where they can be obtained.
Please advise any costs associated with supplying audio, e-book etc.

c) Please advise any costs associated with supplying audio, e-book etc. that are not already
submitted on the Request for Quotation Form.

Please refer to the attached Request for Quotation Forms.
d) Please advise availability/compatibility with current common e-book formats. i.e. Apple
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I-Pad, Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook, etc.

Math in Focus is available as an eTextbook. eTextbooks include all of the content of the
print Student Edition. Depending on device, additional elements include interactive Table
of Contents, zoom & resize, scroll, text search, keyword web search, bookmark, notes, and
dictionary look-up.
Compatible Devices include: iPad, iPad Mini, Samsung Galaxy Tab, and also
most laptops and desktop computers.
Compatible Operating Systems include: WINDOWS OS: Windows XP SP2,
Windows Vista SP1, Windows 7 (32-bit), or Windows 7 (64-bit); Browsers
IE7.x, 8.x, 9.0, Chrome Firefox 3.x, 4.x, 5.x MAC OS: Mac OS 10.5x, 10.6.x, 10.7x,
Browsers Safari 4.x, 5.x, Chrome, Firefox 3.x, 4.x, 5.x ANDROID OS 3.x or higher
APPLE iOS 5.x

2. TRAINING

a) Please provide a brief narrative of your training program.

Please see the attached Math in Focus Professional Development Two-Year Partnership
Plan.

3. TERMS AND CONDITIONS of any future purchase shall be Seattle School District No. 1 Standard
Terms and Conditions. Please refer to the attached Standard Terms and Conditions Document,
Attachment 10.

No extra costs for these requirements by the District.


4. PURCHASE/SALE OF ADOPTION MATERIALS

a) Does your sales approach work on a publisher direct to District basis or through a book
depository?

We will ship materials through Northwest Textbook Depository for delivery to you.

b) Please advise pros and cons.

Shipping through Northwest Textbook Depository is the most cost efficient way to ship for
you. Delivery will have to factor in this extra time for barcoding, shipping to the
depository, and then being palletized, packaged, and labeled as you need it from the
Depository.
c) If your sales approach is through a depository, who takes contractual responsibility that
deliverables (offered prices and delivery commitments) are met and on time?

We will share contract pricing information with Northwest Textbook Depository to insure
that pricing commitments are met. Regarding delivery, we will work with Northwest
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Textbook Depository to insure that materials are received by them in plenty of time to
honor our delivery commitment to you. Obviously, part of the responsibility for
fulfillment will also rest with the Northwest Textbook Depository and the district getting
purchase orders to us in reasonable time as well.

5. ESTIMATED PER STUDENT COSTS FOR ADOPTION

a) Please advise your per student estimated first year cost for all combined student,
teacher, technology access, consumable, freight and handling. (Excluding tax)

Year 1 Cost
Grade K $128.80
Grade 1 $128.80
Grade 2 $128.80
Grade 3 $128.80
Grade 4 $128.80
Grade 5 $128.80



b) Please estimate those same costs on a per student basis for years 2 through 7 of the
adoption period.

Year 2 Cost Year 3 Cost Year 4 Cost
Grade K $22.55 Grade K $16.88 Grade K $16.88
Grade 1 $22.55 Grade 1 $16.88 Grade 1 $16.88
Grade 2 $22.55 Grade 2 $16.88 Grade 2 $16.88
Grade 3 $22.55 Grade 3 $16.88 Grade 3 $16.88
Grade 4 $22.55 Grade 4 $16.88 Grade 4 $16.88
Grade 5 $22.55 Grade 5 $16.88 Grade 5 $16.88

Year 5 Cost Year 6 Cost Year 7 Cost
Grade K $16.88 Grade K No Cost Grade K No Cost
Grade 1 $16.88 Grade 1 No Cost Grade 1 No Cost
Grade 2 $16.88 Grade 2 No Cost Grade 2 No Cost
Grade 3 $16.88 Grade 3 No Cost Grade 3 No Cost
Grade 4 $16.88 Grade 4 No Cost Grade 4 No Cost
Grade 5 $16.88 Grade 5 No Cost Grade 5 No Cost

10. RISKS

a) If there are any areas of commercial/educational risk to the District that you are aware
of and the District has not mentioned in our communications thus far, please share a
brief explanation and identify any financial or other risks to the District.

There are no commercial or educational risks that we need to detail for the District.