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**Data Explorer [Computer software]. (1998+). Sunburst Technology, 1550 Executive Drive, Elgin, IL
60123. Available from
https://www.amazon.com/Data-Explorer-Sunburst-Edwards-Lois/dp/B000EVIX86 Accessed
Feb. 23, 2019.**

**Correlations**: Aligned to national standards for grades 4-8.

**Tel**: n/a

**Description**:

Open the world of data analysis to your students with Data Explorer! With 11 different types of graphs (including line plot, circle graph, histogram, stem & leaf plot, box plot, scatter plot, line graph, and table) and loads of customizing features, this powerful CD-ROM tool provides the flexibility needed for all your graphing tasks including long-term data analysis projects.

With Data Explorer, students can easily:

- use the Survey Tool to create and administer questionnaires
- graph category data in a line plot, bar graph, circle graph, Venn plot, grid plot, or table
- graph number data in a line plot, histogram, stem & leaf plot, box plot, scatter plot, line graph, or table
- add moveable lines, a median fit line, a least-squares line, or other fit lines to scatter plots
- manipulate a graph and watch the data update
- describe their results, annotate their work, and prepare reports in the Notebook; print their surveys, graphs, and data sheets.

Students can also use the advanced features to create multiple box plots and multiple line graphs, sort data and calculate statistics for the data sheet, and compare graphs by layering them with the Transparent option.

**digits [Online software].
(2015). Pearson Education: Customer Service, P.O. Box 2500, Lebanon, IN 46052.
https://www.pearsonschool.com/
Accessed Feb. 23, 2019.**

**Correlations**: Common Core State Standards

**Tel**: Customer Service: 800-848-9500

**Grades**: 6-8

**Description**: From the website:
https://www.pearsonschool.com/index.cfm?locator=PSZwZ5

digits is for middle grades and is **"completely written from
and to the Common Core State Standards. digits** combines a
comprehensive math curriculum, powerful best practices in teaching, and
easy-to-use technology so you can deliver personalized instruction
effectively and save valuable time. [Pearson realizes] that you need a variety
of tools to accommodate all the learning styles in your classroom.
Instead of providing you with a multitude of ancillaries to juggle,

**Dimenxian [Algebra Game-based
software]. DimensionU, Inc., 1895 Billingsgate Circle, Ste B, Richmond,
VA 23238.
https://www.dimensionu.com/DimU/home/home.aspx Accessed Feb.
23, 2019.**

**Correlations**: DimensionU games are aligned to Common
Core Standards, and state standards

**Tel**: 877-682-2852 (Sales)

**Grades**: 6-12+

**Description**:

Dimenxian is an award-winning 3-D video game intended primarily for middle and high school learners of algebra 1; however, it also has appeal for upper elementary and postsecondary learners. "A bio-digital virus has been released on a remote island and threatens to infect the world’s eco-system and destroy mankind. Join forces in a race to disengage the virus and restore the island to its natural environment." There are four missions.

Algebra concepts include coordinate systems and graphing, investigations and applications in linear relationships, data analysis.

**Note**: DimensionU also has multiplayer games for the
web or mobile devices, such as Towerstorm, Meltdown, and Velocity.

DimensionU provides a document with the math content in its games for elementary and secondary grades.

**DOMA Pre-Algebra [Assessment software]. (2008). Let's Go Learn,
705 Wellesley Ave., Kensington, CA 94708. http://www.letsgolearn.com/
Accessed Feb. 25, 2019. Email:
help@letsgolearn.com**

**Correlations**: Common Core math standards

**Tel**: 888-618-7323

**Grades**: middle and high school

**Description**: From Let's Go Learn website, DOMA
Pre-Algebra section:

Let's Go Learn's *Diagnostic Online Math Assessment (DOMA) Pre-Algebra*
"evaluates 14 different areas of math knowledge that teachers consider
essential for success at the Algebra I level. The 14 areas of math
knowledge evaluated are: integer operations, fraction operations,
decimal operation, comparing and converting, estimating and rounding,
evaluating exponents, ratios and proportions, simplifying expressions,
coordinate graphing, linear functions, simple equations, geometry,
interpreting data, and simple probability." (Overview section)

Let's Go Learn also produces diagnostic math assessments for K-7 and algebra.

See LGL
Math Edge. Per its description, "*LGL
Math Edge* is a total online solution for all students who need math instruction in
kindergarten through 9th grade mathematics. It begins with a diagnostic
assessment and then offers individualized reports and prescriptive
instruction. This instructional cycle continues until students have
reached full mastery." (Overview section)

**DreamBox Learning K-8 Math. [Game-based software]. Dreambox Learning, 305 108th Ave NE, Second floor,
Bellevue, WA 98004.
http://www.dreambox.com/ Accessed Feb. 23, 2019.**

**Correlations**: Common Core State Standards

**Tel**: 877-451-7845 toll-free

**Grades**: K-8

**Description**: Adapted from the website:

DreamBox uses an online game-based format to teach math to learners in grades K-8. Content is divided for grade levels K-2, 3-5, and 6-8. It individualizes learning through continuous assessment and adaptations during lesson game play. Lessons, hints, level of difficulty, pace, sequence, instructional tools, and many other aspects of the experience are tailored to help each student learn.

Students use virtual manipulatives to help with conceptual understanding, rather than just clicking on an answer. Reporting features for teachers and parents are included to monitor progress in real time.

DreamBox is also available for iPad.

**EducationCity [Online software].
Edmentum [see Edmentum in your state:
http://www.edmentum.com/location].
https://www.educationcity.com/us/ Accessed Feb. 23, 2019.**

**Correlations**: state, Common Core, and Next
Generation Science Standards

**Tel**: 800-447-5286

**Grades**: preK-6

**Description**: From the Web site Overview section:

Award-winning "EducationCity is an engaging online program for pre-K through 6th grade language arts, math, science, computing,* matemáticas, and English as a second language. The program includes a wide assortment of teaching resources." Interactive activities, built-in audio features and animated explanations support kinesthetic, auditory, and visual learners. Teachers can track progress, and preselect homework activities. Tests are available, which are suitable for summative and diagnostic purposes.

The computing module introduces technology skills (digital literacy, information technology, computer science skills such as coding) to K-5 learners. Math resources include interactive activities, quizzes/tests, topic tools, and live games.

**Examview Learning Series [Computer software].
eInstruction by Turning Technologies, 255 West Federal Street,
Youngstown, OH 44503.
https://www.turningtechnologies.com/ Accessed
Feb. 23, 2019.**

**Correlations**: Common Core State Standards in
Math and English Language Arts; multiple state standards

**Tel**: 866-746-3015 (toll free)

**Grades**: K-12

**Description**: For more information see:
https://www.turningtechnologies.com/examview/

Learning Series Math questions are organized by the following topics: Algebraic Thinking; Data Analysis and Probability; Geometry and Spatial Sense; Measurement and Number Sense; and Concepts and Operations.

There are 7,738 Math items with approximately 385,000 unique iterations with dynamic content, with a mix of computational items and contextual-based items for K-12 math.

Educators use ExamView Learning Series to simulate questions commonly found on states' high-stakes tests and to supplement standards-based instruction.

The entire series includes over 15,600 test questions in English language arts, math, reading, science, and social studies. Examview Learning Series works with Examview Assessment Suite to produce study guides, worksheets and formative and summative assessments using questions that are organized by discipline and aligned with state academic standards.

**FASTT Math [Computer software].
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt corporate headquarters: 222 Berkeley St.,
Boston, MA 02116.
https://www.hmhco.com/products/fastt-math/ Accessed Feb. 23, 2019.**

**Correlations**: Common Core State Standards

**Tel**: 888-918-6158

**Grades**: 2-9+

**Developers**: Dr. Ted Hasselbring and Laura Goin

Note: Per a press release of May 29, 2015, Scholastic educational technology programs are available from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

**Description**: From the Web site:
https://www.hmhco.com/products/fastt-math/about.htm

FASTT Math (Fluency and Automaticity through Systematic Teaching with
Technology) is for learners in grades 2-9 and up "who are accelerating
their acquisition of math facts as well as those who are struggling to
catch up. *FASTT Math*’s adaptive technology creates an
individualized learning progression for every student, and embedded
assessment ensures math fact mastery" (About FASST Math section). The program
establishes a baseline of math fluency and thereafter provides a
continuously adaptive learning environment
that increases math fact fluency in customized, 10-minute daily
sessions. Games are included. Progress monitoring is via
student and educator dashboards.

There is a research base for the product effectiveness. Spanish and English versions are available.

FASTT Math received the 2006 Best Instructional Software in Math CODIE award in the category of Education from the Software & Information Industry Association: http://www.siia.net/codie/About-the-Awards/Past-Winners/2006-Winners

**Fathom Dynamic Data [Computer
software]. (2011+). The Concord Consortium. 25 Love Ln, Concord, MA
01742.
https://fathom.concord.org/ Accessed Feb. 23, 2019.**

**Correlations**: Common Core Math Standards

**Tel**: 978-405-3200 (Main line at concord.org)

**Grades**: 8-College

**Description**:

Fathom is used to gather, explore, and graphically analyze data in depth. It's appropriate for use in algebra, geometry, precalculus, calculus, and statistics courses and other courses in which data analysis is included. Students can explore such concepts as slope, using bivariate data, transforming data, fitting functions, using logarithms, making predictions, probability and sampling simulations, modeling data, numeric methods for derivatives and integrals, performing inference (including chi-square, t-tests, one-way ANOVA, and multiple linear regression). You can create a variety of graph types (e.g., histograms, bar charts, and dot, box, percentile, ribbon, breakdown, and scatter plots) and choose from 100 built-in functions or create your own formulas.

The site comes with free activities and resources for using Fathom in algebra, geometry, precalculus, calculus, statistics, and science courses. Resources also include links to data sets and ideas for projects using Fathom.

**First in
Math [Online software]. (2012+). Suntex International, Inc., 3311
Fox Hill Road, Easton, PA 18045.
https://www.firstinmath.com/ Accessed Feb. 23, 2019.**

**Correlations**: Common Core Math Standards

**Tel**: 610-253-5255

**Grades**: K-8

**Description**: From the website:

First in Math offers K-8 comprehensive content-ranging from single—step addition to complex algebra—in an engaging format. Students progress at their own pace to master basic and advanced math skills.

Its "content is organized into six basic modules: Skill Sets; Just the Facts; Know & Show; Workout Gyms; Bonus Games and Measurement World. Activities are presented in an online "Game" format that engages students" (Program Content section). Game-style activities provide immediate feedback.

Online skill-sets are grouped as follows. Groups 1-2: addition and subtraction, 3-4: multiplication and division also promoting development of pattern-sensing and pre-algebra problem-solving skills, 5-6: fractions and decimals that also promotes algebra readiness. Groups 7-8 continue with preparation for and practice with Algebra. Focus is on integers, exponents, and skills such as evaluating, factoring, and simplifying algebraic expressions.

Assessment reports enable educators to monitor progress and identify problems that individual learners might be having.

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