did you ever find what you needed for math curriculum? what you are talking about I'm very familiar with. If you want to connect email me directly...I'm interested in what you have to say (RCC).
Cory S. <RCCway@hotmail.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org... > > I am currently teaching "at-risk" youth, whatever that means! :-) > > This is a bit long, but I am trying to get enough details to get good > responses! :-) > > I have been developing an Algebra over 2 years program (I have them for > 9th and 10th grade). Our textbook is VERY dependent on prior knowledge > (ie: they actually remember how to solve equations from pre-algebra). > About 35% of these kids failed 8th grade math before getting to me, so > there is NOT much in the prior knowledge department... > > I am looking for some good software to use along with our text. > Something that allows them to work at their own pace, but if they are > quick, keeps them going! > > I have been looking at a piece of software called the Carnegie Learning > Cognative Tutor, but it seems to be more of a stand alone product, and > my department is VERY much wanting me to keep with the text. > > Any suggestions? > > Thanks! > ~Robyn > -- submissions: post to k12.ed.math or e-mail to email@example.com private e-mail to the k12.ed.math moderator: firstname.lastname@example.org newsgroup website: http://www.thinkspot.net/k12math/ newsgroup charter: http://www.thinkspot.net/k12math/charter.html