ERIC Number: ED432998
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Only the Best: The Annual Guide to the Highest-Rated Educational Software and Multimedia, ASCD 1998-1999.
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alexandria, VA.
This annual guide provides information on recommended software programs and multimedia applications for K-12 use. An introductory section describes the evaluation process and lists the highest-rated programs for 1998-99. The program entries are organized by the following subject areas: the arts, early childhood, health, language arts, mathematics, problem solving, reference, science, social studies, student helper, and tools. Each entry includes title, publisher, copyright date, grade level, subject areas, cost, hardware requirements, magazine review citations (if available), a description, applications for diverse learners (if applicable), tips for use, and evaluator comments. A total of 79 programs are listed; 67 of these are new to the guide and 12 are "OTB (Only the Best) Classics." A software publisher directory, interdisciplinary index, and title index are included. (MES)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Evaluation, Computer Software Reviews, Computer Software Selection, Courseware, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Multimedia Materials, Preschool Education
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714 ($25 members; $29 non-members); Tel: 800-933-2723 (Toll Free); Tel: 703-578-9600; Fax: 703-575-5400.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Book/Product Reviews
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Students
Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alexandria, VA.