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ALPHA PLUS, 11609 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21742-4476, 301-733-1456, Math Resources K-9, hands-on, practical applications, math mastery emphasized vs shallow spiral teaching approach

AMATH, AMATH Systems, Inc., 5355 Tara Hill Dr , Dublin, OH 43017 (800) 442-6284 (orders), Pre-algebra (K-8) review on computer, aimed at older students or adults, web site very informative, sample test

, 501 Cliff Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92663 800-365-SING, Learning tapes: geography, history, etc

Backyard Scientist  PO Box 16966, Irvine, CA 92713 - Science books

, 3450 Lake Shore Ave, Suite 200A, Oakland, CA 94610, 800-553-9155, Quarter Mile math drill software, 7 topic areas, thousands of practice problems each

developers of interactive, multimedia math tutorial software  105 West Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902, 800-736-2824, Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, and Trigonometry, (Grade 6 - Adult), online tutorials and supplemental activities, diagnostic test, free home trial

, 11511 Pin Oak Drive, Oakdale, CA 95361, 800-533-2653, Exercise and Memorize Math Videos, review math facts and concepts with videos, workbooks, and teacher guides

, Box 73, Calumet, OK 73014, 405-893-2239, Math drill tapes (No web site - email only)

, 11 Sterling Ct, Sugar Land, TX 77479, 800-588-7564, 281-265-2495, complete secondary math program, primarily via videos, supplemented by texts

* Cornell Theory Center Math and Science Gateway

, 800-767-4282, P.O. Box 7766, Fresno, CA 93747, catalog, non-electronic math/science games and workbooks "that transform learning into a meaningful and enriching experience"

, 4884 Cloister Dr, Rockville, MD 20852, 800-335-0781, math software, CD w/extra cost teacher's manual, with real world applications, grades 5-12, free demos, "interactive tutoring, conceptual building, and exploration activities to teach, motivate and build confidence"

Cuisenaire Math
Cuisenaire Co, PO Box 5026, White Plains, NY 10602-5026, (800) 237-3142, Hands-on math and science for grades K-12.

*Davidson (maker of Spell It Deluxe, Reading Blaster, Math Blaster, KidWorks Deluxe, Word Blaster and other computer education programs) can be reached at Sales/Customer Service 1-800-545-7677   Davidson & Associates, Inc P.O. Box 2961  Torrence, CA 90509  (This link isn't working, but you can buy Davidson programs from many sources)

Developmental Math
Mathematics Program Assoc, Box 2118, Halesite, NY 11743, 516-643-9300, builds facts, skills through meaningful practice, 16 levels, teacher guides, diagnostic tests

Dittman Research
PO Box 202, Lincoln University, PA 19352, new software provider, Cyber Flashcard Workshop is the first offering, allows testing of progress and analysis of student skills

The Complete Book of Fingermath Pat Willette  (Link not working, I'll continue researching)

Gnarly Math SMP Company, Box 1563, Santa Fe, 87504-1563, software for serious math in an interesting style, ages 10-14, algebra, geometry, probability, etc, math lab for exploring math

(new)  Homeschool Math  Very nice site with books to avoid, free worksheets, teaching tips and a nice list of games.

Holden Science Has online experiments and offers a lab book for $5-7.

Info Math
888-MATH-456, Math Tutor software, others, teaches math the traditional way rather than by playing games

Intelligent Tutor
9609 Cypress, Munster, IN 46321, 800-521-4518, Grades 7-12, self teaching, tracking of progress, software to supplement curriculum

Interactive Math
Academic Systems, 800-694-6858, software (CD) programs for prealgebra to algebra 2, includes animations, video, and real world examples, with assessments, reporting, online demos, well established program


Key Curriculum Press 1150 65th Street, Emeryville, CA 94608, 800-995-MATH, math products for upper elementary & high school, "Key to ..." workbook series, supplemental manipulative and software, supplies

Kid's Bank
  Learn about money

Mastery Publications
90 Hillside Lane, Arden. NC 28704-9709, 828-684-0429, Mastering Math series (K-6+)

Math Essentials  800-431-1579, book to prepare for algebra - master essential math skills

Math Forum
- runs a newsletter of math info and has archive of newsletters and links

Math Teacher's Press
5100 Gamble Dr, Minneapolis, MN 55416-1585, 800-852-2435, Moving with Math, K-8, manipulative based

Math U See Steve Demme's multi-sensory approach to math, many 
local suppliers
provide information and handle orders

Mathematics Worksheet Factory
Suite 120, 9110-A Young Rd S., Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada, V2P 4R5, computer program to generate customized math practice worksheets

Systems, 2211 Lawson Lane, Santa Clara, CA 95054, algebra to calculus software learning, online demo, trial version, provides step by step solutions - not just answers, thousands of exercises, teaches strategy to solve problems

Mortensen more than MATH
, Box 98, Hayden, ID 83835 800-475-8748, hands-on, visual, algebra and more

NATHAN has a nice article on "Before Math Begins"

Open Court Publishing
220 E. Danieldale, DeSoto, TX 75115, 888-772-4543, division of SRA, various math and reading books

Pig out on Math
Inst. for Math Mania, Box 910, Montpelier, VT 05601, 800-NUMERAL, 60 page catalog, hands-on focus, [national standards orientation-NCTM]

Math Strategies! (game)
, PixelGraphics, 2459 SE TV Highway, #250, Hillsboro, OR 97123, 800-GAME-345, a lively DOS based arcade style math practice game, multilevels of play and practice sets, free demo on web site, $30 (get a $5 discount if ordered online and delivered by email)

Providence Project
14566 NW 110th St, Whitewater, KS 67154, 888-776-8776 "Learning Vitamins", Calculadders math practice, Readywriter, AlphaBetter for language

Quaternion Press
PO Box 700564, San Antonio, TX 78270, Mathematics for Little Ones now available, ages K-3rd grade, clear, easy to understand, aimed at homeschoolers, encourages early learning

Saxon Publishers, Inc
2450 John Saxon Blvd, Norman, OK 73071, 800-284-7019. Math program all grades, plus physics, Placement tests, online exercises

Box 255, Mill River, MA 01244, 413-229-2191, Math Maker, Math Master, Math User software Tri-Pak, prints 1000's of math activities with answer keys

Video Resources Software
11767 South Dixie Hghwy, Miami, FL 33156, 888-ACE-MATH, video instruction



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