Canadian Ministry of Ed. Chooses Math SW Trio
Three mathematics packages have been licensed by the Ontario Ministry of Education and Training for use in over 5,000 Canadian schools. From the NECTAR Foundation, the programs are Math Trek 10,11, 12, Zap-a-Graph and Virtual Tiles. The agreement covers Macintosh and Windows versions in English and in French.
Math Trek 10-12 comprises eight modules for senior high school math curriculum, plus a Tools module and Student Tracking System.
Zap-a-Graph is graphing software with some unique capabilities for teaching math and calculus.
Virtual Tiles are computer-based manipulatives (algebra tiles) to help visualize factoring, multiplying and dividing polynomials. NECTAR Foundation, Nepean, Ontario, Canada, (613) 224-3031.
This article originally appeared in the 02/01/1997 issue of THE Journal.