Virtual Pencil Arithmetic

VP Arithmetic is computer software that is used to interactively solve math problems. It is designed for those who are pencil impaired: unable to operate a pencil effectively, with features designed to assist students who are blind or low vision, students with motor impairments, and students with learning disabilities.

Type: 
Product
Content Area: 
math
Grade Level: 
early elementary
intermediate elementary
middle school
secondary
transition
IDEA Disability Category: 
orthopedic impairment
traumatic brain injury
visual impairment
Instructional Support: 
practice and reinforcement activities
Customizable Interface: 
font size and/or color
Differentiation: 
adjustable skill levels
multiple user profiles
student control
teacher control
Input Options: 
one-handed keying
programmable or large print keyboard
Output Options: 
Braille output
Text to Speech: 
supports reading math equations
synthesized
NCTM Content Standards: 
number and operations
Cursor Control Options: 
arrow keys
Operating Systems: 
Windows (MS 98 and newer)
Math: 
Counting & Cardinality
Number & Operations in Base Ten
Number & Operations – Fractions
The Number System