Grades Kindergarten-2, Inclusion, Win/Mac, switch accessible
Observation skills are central to the development of scientific knowledge and vital for the development of mathematical concepts such as pattern and shape. Observation Skills focuses on helping student develop the skills they need to recognize and understand pattern and shape. By observing shapes carefully, learners can begin to recognize and discriminate difficult numbers, letters, and symbol such as 5 and S, or 9, b, d, p and q or h, n and m.
The clear, simple interface makes navigating the software a cinch. The series is switch-enabled, providing equal access to learners with special needs.
The four activities in this program are: Zoom, Guess What?, Bit by Bit, and Both Squares. Each activity has four levels of difficulty, plus a choice of these eight familiar topics: food, home, clothes, animals, play, transport, letters, and numbers. Every activity can be played with numbers, words, or pictures, plus each activity screen provides full audio support. Teacher options can be used to configure timing, font and background colors, pointer size, difficulty levels, and activity selection.
� Enabled for use with mouse, switch, or spacebar.
� Four activities in each program.
� Four levels of difficulty for differentiation by ability.
� Full audio support, accessible for non-readers.
� Choice of eight familiar topics for each activity.
� Every activity can be played with numbers, words, and pictures.
� Every program element is configurable through teacher options.
� Simple interface with colorful images.
� Optional animated "rewards".
Observation Skills is part of the Skills Builder series which includes: Identification Skills, Observation Skills, Memory Skills, Listening Skills, Matching Skills, and Sorting Skills. Each program is ideal for individual, small group, or classroom use.
Minimum system requirements
Win 95+, P-233, 64MB RAM recommended, 16 bit color, sound card
Mac OS 8.6 (Classic), OSX 10.2 (Native), 16 bit color, 233MHz
� Identification Skills
� Matching Skills
� Science Bundle Elementary
� Skills Builders Series 6 CD Set