LearnStar Inc.’s ( SmartTRAX (Teaching,Reviewing and Assessing Across the Curriculum) programallows educators to introduce, instruct, and assess standardsbasedcurricula, as well as analyze student progress on an individualor class basis. Yet, what really sets SmartTRAX apart fromthe competition is its multiple-platform compatibility with PalmOS, Pocket PC, Windows, Mac, and LearnStar’s own RF Keypadresponse system. In addition, the program’s interactivecurriculum allows teachers to choose from thousands of test questionsacross all grades and subjects, for use in SmartTRAX’sunique race-to-the-finish style challenge. Pricing varies, but isbased on a per-student cost, with a 100-student minimum.

This article originally appeared in the 09/01/2005 issue of THE Journal.