Logo Computer Systems Inc. has just released Enriched Math, a set of 16 activities that include a balance of introductory activities and mathematical games that demonstrate math concepts and word problems to stimulate discussion. The program is designed to help students in grades 5-8 develop transferable problem-solving strategies; acquire, consolidate and generalize mathematics concepts; and ask questions. Enriched Math covers algebra, geometry, measurement, problem-solving and probability courses, among others. It can be used with an entire class or in an individual setting. The software is available as a single-user set starting at $49, a six-user lab pack starting at $249 and a site license starting at $699. Logo Computer Systems Inc., (800) 321-5646, www.lcsi.ca.
This article originally appeared in the 04/01/2003 issue of THE Journal.