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|Publishers of educational software, focusing on special needs software for Windows and Macintosh that can be accessed with keyboard, mouse, and especially with IntelliKeys, Touch Windows or with switches. Math titles include MathPad, an arithmetic tutorial and problem list generator; Learning to Tell Time, providing practice with analogue and digital time using clock faces and digital displays; and Exploring Patterns, which offers sequenced activities of manipulatives for experimenting with shape, patterns and color. Kids' activities Java applets for online math include Automaths (arithmetic), Base Ten Maths (grouping and place value), both of which come with parents' notes; and Scrambler (spatial). Software titles include Maths Around Us, which uses everyday objects to teach measurement (metric), time, and shape. Includes tips such as math strategies to use at home, newsletter mailing list of web site updates and special needs resources, and responses to "Why do I need to learn Math?"|
|Levels:||Elementary, Middle School (6-8)|
|Resource Types:||Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities, Educational Vendors, Newsletters, Instructional Packages/Games, Web Interactive/Java|
|Math Topics:||Arithmetic/Early Math, Basic Operations, Measurement, Patterns/Relationships, Communicating Math|
|Math Ed Topics:||Disabled/Challenged|
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