That's Edutainment!

ISBN:0078820839

ISBN13:9780078820830

Publisher:McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Limited

Author:Eric Brown

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That's Edutainment! Description

That's Edutainment: A Parent's Guide to Educational Software will reveal the concepts behind the new wave of entertaining educational ("edutainment") software and help you choose the right programs to supplement the skills your child learns at school. That's Edutainment shows how multimedia software can be amazingly effective in getting kids hooked on learning.
You'll find in-depth reviews of the 100 best edutainment titles - CD-ROM and floppy-disk - each loaded with lively illustrations and screens. Each review indicates the age range and subject index of the program, and includes a Report Card detailing its price and hardware platform, as well as quality ratings in 11 categories.
That's Edutainment offers insight into the latest educational techniques, including interviews with prominent educators and edutainment industry professionals. You'll explore the stages of your child's development, find out how multimedia is spreading throughout the schools, and gain an insider's look at the companies behind the edutainment boom. As a bonus, you'll find up-to-date advice for choosing and installing the right components when buying a multimedia computer or upgrade kit.

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