ERIC Number: ED309737
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Parents' Guide to Highly Rated Educational Software. Over Two Hundred Highly Rated Software Programs for Home Education.
Educational Products Information Exchange Inst., Water Mill, NY.
The guide presents a collection of over 200 microcomputer programs appropriate for home education. All software packages have been evaluated by at least two reviewing agencies using the following criteria: (1) emphasis on user control of the learning process; (2) usable by several age groups; (3) usable for remedial purposes as well as first-time learning; (4) usable on computer systems widely available in homes; and (5) good values for the money. The entries are categorized alphabetically by subject, and, where appropriate, by topic. Subject areas are aviation and space travel, business, comprehensive (programs for all subjects), computers, early learning/preschool, English/language arts, fine arts, foreign language, health, home economics, logic/problem solving, mathematics, reading, science, and social studies. A list is included of names, addresses, and telephone numbers of software publishers whose products are described. A glossary of major terms used in the guide is also provided. (GL)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Reviews, Courseware, Elementary Secondary Education, Home Instruction, Microcomputers, Parent Materials, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Education
Educational Products Information Exchange (EPIE) Institute, P.O. Box 839, Water Mill, NY 11976 ($5.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Products Information Exchange Inst., Water Mill, NY.