PRIMARY LEARNING presents fifteen educational exercises for children aged 6 through 14. Numerous options allow for many variations in using the programs. The programs are:
- BALLOON MAN features fun graphics and tests a child’s spelling abilities in this Hangman-type game. The program has 1400 words (at all grade levels) built-in or enter your own.
- SPACE RACE is a spelling competition for up to four players. Play two different games: ‘Flasher’ and ‘Scrambler.’ Spelling lists can be saved.
- HIGHER MATH provides tutoring and practice in multiplication and division. Learn and practice times and division tables.
- MATH RACE lets up to four players take turns answering flash card math problems. Each player can race at his/her own skill level.
- PIZZA PLACE teaches logical thinking skills and introduces grid coordinates.
- LEMONADE STAND asks you to sell lemonade, buying lemons, sugar, and cups. You make your business decisions based on weather and demand.
- CANDY DRIVE simulates a candy bar sales competition between two school classes. You decide which neighborhoods to sell in – the most sales wins!
- STOP THIEF! gives you a chance to play detective. Based on computer clues, you decide who the thief is. Different difficulties and print options are available.
- GRAPHS & CHARTS teaches about line graphs, bar charts, and pie charts. You can build, save and print your own charts and graphs!
- CALENDAR teaches you about parts of the year. Has tutorial and practice modes. Draw and print any monthly calendar.
- KEYBOARDING provides instruction in a very important skill in the computer age – typing. Learn which fingers press which keys and take timed tests.
- KID CARDS has three classic card games that challenge your logical thinking skills: War, Concentration, and Blackjack.
- US GEOGRAPHY offers numerous exercises in identifying state locations, state capitals, and other information about each of the 50 states.
- US PRESIDENTS allows you to take two quizzes or review information. In ‘Who Is Missing?’ you learn the order in which the presidents served. In ‘Name the President’ based on clues from the computer (including a portrait), you determine who the president is (type-in or multiple-choice answers).
- WORLD GEOGRAPHY offers four exercises in identifying the locations, capitals, and other information about 100 countries of the world.
Parent & Teacher Comments for Previous version of the Primary Learning Application
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“My daughter loves Stop the Thief! [PRIMARY LEARNING]. It really teaches logical thinking.” – MD, Edgewater, Maryland.
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“I really like the programs in math [PRIMARY LEARNING], my teaching subject.” – GM, Hanford, California.