10 Shocking Errors You Can Find In Textbooks Used In Classrooms Today

We’ve all used textbooks at nearly every level of our education. Some of these textbooks have such a long lifespan, it is impossible for them to remain objective and completely correct for decades, which makes finding errors today an easy task. It is particularly jarring when some of today’s textbooks get things offensively wrong.

Valorebooks.com has listed some of these notable errors, examining errors ranging from incorrect math and grammar to offensive statements and even bigotry.

Keep in mind that some of these textbooks are still in use in classrooms, and the process for changing a textbook can be quite long. Ultimately, it is up to the school boards in the specific districts that still use them to change the curriculum.

More in Infographic

future meat

The Future Of Meat

Have we reached peak meat? As the Earth’s population grows, so does demand for meat. The only problem: we don’t have the resources to keep up. Meat takes a lot of water, feed and land and also leads to higher pollution levels. Although cutting out meat entirely isn’t necessary, we…

110726-N-WA189-124
LONG BEACH, Calif. (July 26, 2011) A Navy SEAL climbs up a ladder attached to the side of a gas and oil platform during training to prepare an upcoming deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Adam Henderson/Released)

A Navy SEAL Commander’s 12 Rules For Leaders

As commander of SEAL Team Three’s Task Unit Bruiser during the battle of Ramadi in 2006, Jocko Willink orchestrated SEAL operations that helped the “Ready First” Brigade of the US Army’s First Armored Division bring stability to the violent, war-torn city. For their effort, Task Unit Bruiser became the most…

cadillac-545479_960_720

The Evolution Of Car Brand Logos

Some of the most effective logos on the planet belong to auto manufacturers. Just think about it: anyone — even someone who doesn’t know the first thing about cars — can at least tell the manufacturer simply by glancing at the insignia on the grille or hood. That’s why auto…

error: