Classic Computer Magazine Archive COMPUTE! ISSUE 21 / FEBRUARY 1982 / PAGE 183

PDI Announces Publication Of Do-It-Yourself Spelling

Program Design, Inc., the Greenwich, Connecticut, firm that specializes in the design, development, and marketing of educational courseware for microcomputers, has just published a new spelling program entitled DO-IT-YOURSELF SPELLING. Unlike other spelling programs on the market, Do-It-Yourself Spelling allows the user to add voice to the program.

Do-It-Yourself Spelling allows teachers, parents, and other individuals to create their own spelling programs. Following simple instructions, the person enters a series of 10-word lists into the computer program. The word lists might consist of a child's vocabulary assignment. It might consist of science words or musical terms or even the names of baseball players.

Do-It-Yourself Spelling comes with a list of 1950 words that every child should recognize and be able to spell by the time he or she graduates from 6th grade. The words are organized by grade. There are 50 first-grade words, 300 words for each of the second, third, and fourth grades, and 500 words for each of the fifth and sixth grades.

Do-It-Yourself Spelling is available for use on Atari microcomputers with a memory of at least 8K. The program retails for $19.95.

For additional information, contact: Laurie Hall, Program Design, Inc., 11 Idar Ct., Greenwich, CT 06830 203-661-8799.