Title:Math Advantage Middle School
Overall Rating:A
Source:Demo  http://hotfiles.zdnet.com/cgi-bin/texis/swlib/hotfiles/info.html?fcode=0011XE&b=
Playing Time:unlimited (self paced)
Software Release Date:August 1999
Cost: $29.99  http://hotfiles.zdnet.com/cgi-bin/texis/swlib/hotfiles/info.html?fcode=0011XE&b=
Operating System:Windows 3.1 & 95 or Macintosh & Power Mac.
Number of Players:1 at a time.
Special Equipment/Facilities Needed:For Windows:sound card,CD-ROM, and mouse. For Macintosh:CD-ROM and mouse.
Subject Area: Math  6-8 grades
Objectives:To boost math skill from basic algebra to ratios and proportions.
Brief Description:Each topic is divided into sub topics, with a small audio lecture for each. The lectures are then followed by a series of practice questions, quizzes and puzzle rewards.  There is also an interactive lab that graphs the equations students type in.
Entry Capabilities Required:Elementary math skill, as this program teaches middle math skills

Rating: (1-5)

Strong Points:The audio, and the interactive lab.  Also, the 3-level help buttons on the practice questions.
Weak Points:Possibly more speed control
Reviewer:Suzanne Dobson
Position:Undergraduate Ed student
Date Reviewed:2/22/00
Computer System Reviewed on: e-machine Intel Processor 366 m HZ, 32MB, 43 GB Hard Drive; 40x Max CD-Rom Drive