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Focus Multimedia Jump Ahead Reading Year 1

Didacticiel enfant

When put through its paces by a set of young testers, the Jump Ahead Reading Year 1 didn't make as much of an impact as the literacy games on the BBC DynaMo website did, and the website was

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More information at: Computer Shopper, 1/2007 Primary Education Software By using fun games, graphics and sounds, educational software hopes to make computers a great learning aid for your child. Entertaining stories can also encourage children to participate. There's some educational software though that follows a more classroom approach, and these can really help those struggling at school, as well as being prefered by many adults. In test: Six educational software titles and two websites were reviewed and rated based on the opinions of children and their parents. Scores ranged from 2 to 5 stars out of 5. … to review

Parlo Language Course

Sprach-Lernprogramm

"... simple techniques do help to build your practical skills, and only Parlo has them."

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Discours & Méthode À l'écoute de la langue française

Sprach-Lernprogramm

"Although it's slow and not very interactive, it's well presented and helpful, and may suit you if you're new to language learning."

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Linkword Languages Language Course

Sprach-Lernprogramm

"... The memorisation method is a proven system, however ridiculous it might seem. On the other hand, Linkword is monotonous and, as with most self-teaching systems, there's no way of …

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BRAIN tastic !
Woolworths BRAINtastic!

Miscellaneous

"If the games were any good, kids would get frustrated waiting for them, but in fact they're a yawn."

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1 review

 

Quicktionary 3 Lite
Wizcom Quicktionary III Lite

"... a useful tool, it's quick to use, and it's (marginally) more cool than a Collins French to English dictionary. But it costs £100 more and you'll need a separate pen for every …

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1 review

 

SolidWorks Cosmic Blobs Deluxe
SolidWorks Cosmic Blobs Deluxe

Didacticiel enfant

"As a gentle introduction to the world of 3D modelling, Cosmic Blobs is ideal. Kids beware, though; you may not be able to get your Dad off the Mac once he's discovered how much fun it …

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Marinesoft SkyMap Pro 11

Miscellaneous

"Although ... not the multimedia extravangze that some of the competing packages aspire to be, it does have 15,000 photographs, links to photos on the web and the option to add your own …

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1 review

 

Vendor Nation Distant Suns 6

Miscellaneous

"This product may not have the same 'wow factor' as some of the other packages reviewed here, but it certainly provides the basics. ..."

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Focus Multimedia Encyclopaedia Britannica Presents Space

Miscellaneous

"... You can learn about galaxies, nebulae, stars, constellations and the universe, continually narrowing your search from the multi-level menus. ..."

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1 review

 

 
GSP Software Eyewitness Encyclopedia of Space and the Universe

Miscellaneous

"... published originally in the mid-1990s and whereas basic astronomy hasn't changed much in the intervening decade, the information on the planetary probes is missing more recent …

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1 review

 

Grey Olltwit's Software Manned Spaceflight

Miscellaneous

"... the content is rather superficial for those wanting to delve more deeply. All space missions up to 2003 get a mention but, in many cases, it's just a one-line entry. ..."

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1 review

 

Thomson Windows XP Interactive Training

Miscellaneous

"Great teaching tool for beginners, this will help new PC owners get started with Windows."

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1 review

 

Immersive Education Kar2ouche Earth and the Environment

Miscellaneous

"Devising storyboards is an ideal way for students to explore the arguments for and against global warming and to ass their own ideas. Some structured activities are also included ..."

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1 review

 

Tasa Graphic Arts Earth's Atmosphere and its Seasons

Miscellaneous

"The presentation has 456 slides. As well as a manu divided into 12 sections, there's a useful visual index that enables users to go directly to slides of interest."

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Climateprediction.net climateprediction.net

Miscellaneous

"The Climate Prediction website has lots of well-presented information about the climatic system and is well worth a visit even if you don't want to take part in the project."

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1 review

 

Sherston Publishing Group BBC Science Simulations 3

Didacticiel enfant

"Children who enjoy science may find carrying out experiments onscreen a little too restrictive. For kids who are finding the subject a struggle, it may be the boost they need."

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1 review

 

BBC Education DynaMo's Den

Didacticiel enfant

"If you want to back up your child's schoolwork with a little educational learning at home, DynaMo's Den will do the trick, and it's free."

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1 review

 

Birchfield Fragile Environments: Global Warming
Birchfield Fragile Environments: Global Warming

Miscellaneous

"Plus: Slick interactive presentation, Quiz format reinforces learning. Minus: School licence only."

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1 review

 

Sherston Publishing Group On The Ball: Spelling Skills

Didacticiel enfant

"... Although it held our testers' attention, all it teaches is spelling. ..."

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