The MathTutor series incorporates highly interactive tutorials which utilize compelling graphics and animation to enrich the learning experience. By using a wealth of real world examples, students will see the relevance and value of math in a new light.
Munster, IN (PRWEB) August 17, 2010
MathTutor Educational Software, Inc. today announced Release 5.0 of the MathTutor software series for Grades 6-12 math. This release features several enhancements. The first is an expanded emphasis on real world scenarios and the use of math in everyday life within the software's tutorials and problem solving exercises. Another enhancement, targeted for schools, is a feature which allows teachers to create customized interactive courses and tests from the MathTutor database of over 600 tutorials and practice modules. These enhancements, along with others, have been implemented in the company's algebra tutorial software program and the 13 others that comprise the MathTutor series.
Substantial research shows that real world examples and scenarios can increase student motivation and interest in many subjects, especially math. With Release 5.0, the MathTutor series has further expanded its tutorials and problem solving exercises to incorporate real world applications drawn from the workplace and professions, sports and games, and everyday life.
Curtis D. Blaine, Vice President of Development, said, "The MathTutor series incorporates highly interactive tutorials which utilize compelling graphics and animation to enrich the learning experience. By using a wealth of real world examples, students will see the relevance and value of math in a new light."
Teachers have found the MathTutor series to be an invaluable resource to supplement classroom instruction. Release 5.0 enhances the "Course Creation" feature introduced in an earlier release. Teachers can construct customized interactive courses from the existing MathTutor database of over 600 tutorials and practice modules. For example, teachers can create custom courses for a vo tech curriculum, or for specialized courses that combine the teaching of algebra and geometry.
The MathTutor software series is a proven, curriculum-based family of software titles designed for students at all levels of ability and preparedness. The series allows students to work at their own pace, building skills and confidence one step at a time. The enhancements introduced with Release 5.0 will further the series' effectiveness in helping students and adult learners succeed in math.
About MathTutor Educational Software (http://www.mathtutor.com):
MathTutor Educational Software, Inc. is a leading publisher of self-study tutorial software for Grades 6-12 math. The MathTutor series has been acclaimed for its educational excellence and outstanding instructional design. 25 years in the making, the MathTutor series is the development of the company's team of educators, educational researchers, and textbook authors. The result is a research-based math tutorial software series of unparalleled quality and effectiveness. The MathTutor series has helped students across the country and worldwide to learn and master Grades 6-12 math.
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