Classic Computer Magazine Archive COMPUTE! ISSUE 72 / MAY 1986 / PAGE 120

News & Products

Educational Software
Learning Technologies has released ten educational software packages for pre-kindergarten through grade six. All software is compatible with the Apple II-series and Commodore 64 and 128.

    For preschool through grade two:
    Animal Hotel develops specific recall, visual memory, visual discrimination, and analysis of the whole.
    Bike Hike develops specific recall and visual memory, number recognition, and counting and visual discrimination.
    Lion's Workshop also develops skills in visual discrimination as well as pattern recognition and analysis of part-whole relationships.
    Visual discrimination, matching, observation, and deductive reasoning skills are developed in Same or Different.
    Both Shutterbug's Pictures and Shutterbug's Patterns develop skills in visual discrimination and analysis of part-whole relationships, while Patterns adds pattern recognition.
    For ages eight and above:
    Number Please develops specific recall and sequential memory.
    Thinking skills such as observing details, comparing and contrasting, classifying, defining a problem, determining a solution, and evaluating outcomes are developed in Gremlin Hunt.
    Pipeline teaches such thinking skills as defining a problem, experimenting with possible solutions, evaluating outcomes, recognizing patterns, and determining part-whole relationships.
    For math instruction for preschool through sixth grade:
    Math in a Nutshell helps users develop skills in counting, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of single-digit numbers.
    Each program retails for $19.95 and includes a redemption card for a free Learning Kit. The Learning Kit includes a color poster, a custom lesson plan, worksheets, a progress chart, and award certificates.
    Learning Technologies, 4255 LBJ, Suite 265, Dallas, TX 75244.
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