**Text in Bold**means that I will attempt to vet the products in 2010-2011.

Please realize that there are many free supplements. Making them work cohesively with a curriculum, not just as an occasional time-filler, is the challenge.

*It may be wiser to use Heymath, which is designed for teaching.*On the other hand, through

*Lesson Study*, combining Wolfram Demonstrations, Gizmos, Wolfram Alpha, VirtualNerd, Brightstorm, Autograph, and Geogebra with an online assessment system; such as Daskala, could yield remarkable results.

**General Purpose**

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**Elementary**

- ST Math: K-5 had large crowds. However, it should be noted that neither ALEKS nor Johns Hopkins nor Ascend offer software for K-2.
- ThinkFun Education has many math games.
- First in Math for K-8.
- Thinkport is developing math games.
- I Play Math Games has games for k-12 under an unusual format.
- Johns Hopkins has furthered development of CTY Online for gifted students.
- Guaranteach
**offers 20,000 video lessons and assessment for K-12 at $15/student.** - KendallHunt offers online lessons for K-5: Aha!Math and for the gifted as Project M3.
- Math-Whizz sells online tutoring with lessons for 5-13 year-olds.
- Tadell
**sells online assessments in Spanish without text for English Learners in K-8.**

**Secondary Free Usage**

- Wolfram Mathematica Demonstrations
- Wolfram Alpha
- ConceptuaMath has extensive interactives for fractions in the effort to instill number sense for Algebra as the NMAP suggested.
- WebMathTutor
**is a free middle school supplemental program based on Carnegie Tutor.** - Brightstorm
**offers 1800 free online videos for Algebra 1 through Calculus.** - Absorb
**offers numerous free online manipulatives.** - VirtualNerd
**has a basic library of free math videos and a premium, but low cost, extensive library.** - MathTV
**offers online presentations from more than one teacher.** - Annenberg Media continues to offer the 20-year-old videos Algebra: In Simplest Terms and Inside Statistics series for instruction, which complements the non-profit's many professional development courses.
- STEMCollaborative has several free online games for middle school. They complement other thinkport games such as Labyrinth.

**Secondary**

**Paid Usage**

- ST Math: Secondary Intervention is the software component of Mind Research's Algebra Readiness program
- RevolutionK12 offers integrated programs of detailed instruction with assessment for Algebra Readiness, Algebra 1, CAHSEE, and SAT/ACT. Newport-Mesa has used this for CAHSEE and some SAT prep.
- CatchupMath, from Hotmath, is an integrated online program with assessment for Algebra only. It has an extremely low cost. It could be considered an homework component for classes without mandatory homework.
- Adaptive Math offers a strong, coherent online curriculum.
- InternetMath offers an integrated instruction system for K-8 math with random numbers in problems.
- DimensionM continues to advertise online math video games. These should be evaluated.
- Buzzword
**created the most buzz at NCTM. It had a strong focus on Middle School math, and is highly compatible with how teachers and students work. It must be evaluated in 2010-2011.**While not quite as good as ALEKS. It has more instructional support. - Tutor.com offers online, at home tutoring for students.
- Autograph 3.3 graphing software is designed for education: animations can run in slow mode so that students can see change better.
- AscendEDU offers online courses through Algebra 1 (116 lessons) that can work in a classroom.
- ThinkWell offers Algebra through College Algebra courses.

**Programming**

- Small Basic is a great starting point for 5th grade+.
- Depending on the STEM robotics program chosen, variations of Basic and C are learned.
- Python is the language of science that would enable students to work in laboratories.
- Mathematica and Matlab focus easier on mathematics than Python and are reasonably priced.
- Statistics doesn't have a standard. Free R isn't appropriate for high school, but low cost Minitab (Windows only) and JMP are and they can be transferred to college lab environments.
- 3DVinci offers 3D geometric shapes to enhance Google Sketchup for Math. The Pro version of Sketchup can be purchased at Ed sites for $50.