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Laurel County Reviewed Software

In order to ensure that software will run smoothly on our network and workstations, all software purchases must be reviewed by the Instructional Technology Department prior to purchase.    Please submit, via email, to Karen Jones.  


  • Title
  • Publisher
  • Version
  • Objective
  • Target Audience
  • Cost

As we review software, titles will be added to the spreadsheet linked below.  If you wish to purchase anything already on this list, you may do so without submitting the software review request.

Laurel County Reviewed Software
Title Publisher  
Adobe Photoshop Adobe district contract
Adobe reader Adobe free download
AP Calculus AB and BC with TESTware Research & Education Association  
Carmen San Diego BroderBund  
Compass CompassLearning network version only
Decisions, Decisions Tom Snyder network version only
Essential Skills Essential Skills Software network version only
Fast Math Tom Snyder network version only
Fizz & Martina Math Tom Snyder  
Gizmos (subscription) Explore Learning web-based
Go Solve Word Problems: Addition and Subtraction Tom Snyder Site License
Go Temp Vernier Technology  
GraphMaster Tom Snyder network version only
Inspiration Inspiration district contract
JAWS Professional  Freedom Scientific  
Jumpstart Programs Knowledge Adventure  
Kidspiration Inspiration district contract
Logger Lite Version 1.3.2 Vernier Technology  
Microsoft FrontPage Microsoft state contract
Microsoft Office 2003 Microsoft state contract
Microsoft Publisher 2003 Microsoft state contract
FinaleMusic Make Music Creative Image Technologies Network version
MicroType 4.0 Thompson Southwestern Learning network version only
ALEKS ALEKS Corp web-based only
Music Ace Maestro Harmonic Vision Network version
Pathways Plato district contract
Picture It Slater Software  
Read/Write Gold TextHelp network version only
Reader Rabbit Learning Company  
Reading For Meaning Tom Snyder  
Report Writer Tom Snyder network version only
Science Court Tom Snyder  
StartWrite Idea Maker, Inc district contract
TimeLiner Tom Snyder network version only
Zoomtext Magnifier Version 9.1