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By Felix, Kathie | Multimedia & Internet@Schools, September/October 2006 | Go to article overview

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Felix, Kathie, Multimedia & Internet@Schools


New Software and Electronic Media Titles for K-12

CROSS Curriculum

SOLO for grades 3-12 is now available in a network edition. The program helps students build skill competencies in social studies, science, and language arts using digitized textbooks; learning hurdles are broken down into smaller pieces to guide the reading and writing process. Students read, write, plan, revise, and edit using Don Johnston's Co:Writer,Write:OutLoud, DraffcBuilder, and Read:Outloud.The network version also offers Teacher Central, a hub to define differentiated assignments, oversee skill development, and analyze individual student progress. Don Johnston, Inc., 800/999-4660 or http:llwww. donjohnston. com.

QuickMind.net for K-12 now includes the Key Skills Learning System, Interact online science courses, and a new QuickMind assessment.Among the latest additions are: all the math and reading content from the Sunburst Key Skills Learning System for grades K-S; the Key Skills Teacher Management tool providing standards-based assessment and reporting; XSIQ's Interact online middle and high school courses in biology, chemistry, and writing; and a new QuickMind assessment enabling multimedia formative assessments.All curriculum is aligned to every state's assessment benchmarks through the QuickMind standards engine. Sunburst Technology, 8001321-7511 or http:llwww.sunburstcom.

Sunburst's Type to Learn and Ice Cream Truck are now available as universal applications for Intel-based Macs.The titles are included in the elementary and math bundles of the Apple Digital Learning Series program. In addition, Sunburst is releasing popular curriculum programs-including the Learn About Science series and the Tenth Planet literacy series-in Podcast format. Sunburst Technology, 800/321-7511 or http:llwww.sunburstcom.

Language ARTS

WriteBrain offers a comprehensive Web-based writing program for grades 2-8 with material correlated to the writing standards of all SO states. Students build writing skills with research-based text production that includes word processing, writing strategies, self-evaluations, peer and teacher assessments based on six trait rubrics, and collaborative writing.The program features more than ISO educational writing prompts covering I I genres of writing, a range of differentiated instruction, formative assessment tools, and research-supported best practices and strategies. Sunburst Technology and DigitalXperts, 8001321-7511 or http:llwww.sunburstcoml

MatheMATICS

ST Math for grades K-7 is available with a new implementation method specific to after-school settings.The ST Math and ST Math: Early Middle School Intervention programs use visual math software and a language-independent teaching method to improve student achievement in math.The program is effective for students of all abilities, including struggling learners or non-English speakers. …

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