Math teachers and their students have a huge number of instructional, testing, tutorial, and other materials available in a bewildering array of formats. Programs and services are offered as software for personal computers or hand-held devices, on stand-alone handhelds and calculators, and as Web-based subscription services.
Generally, at this point in time, most schools are looking for math intervention material, i.e., programs to use with students who are struggling with math in the normal curricular format. In addition, schools are also looking for material to supplement the textbook curriculum for all students.
This article takes a look at some of the instructional, testing, and tutorial software or Web-based programs and services for math teaching. Space constraints prevent a look at every product in this category, but the information here should provide a good start as you work your way through the maze of mathematics teaching materials.
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