The NECTAR Foundation’s new Math Trek suite of products (www.nectar.ca) uses curriculum-based programs that cover the foundations of math for grades 1-12. These engaging programs feature sound, graphics, animation and music clips through interactive tutorials, problem-solving activities, assessment components and student tracking. The Macintosh- and Windows-compatible learning aids include a comprehensive teacher resource document with print support materials, as well as individual, group and culminating performance tasks that incorporate many skills into a meaningful context. The NECTAR Foundation also offers specialized programs for algebra I, calculus and trigonometry.
This article originally appeared in the 04/01/2005 issue of THE Journal.