for testing and training stategies of auditory and visual perception of numbers and quantities - from 7 years up
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Information for parents and teachers
What part of the school curriculum is covered by this CD-ROM?
Of the 32 games only 3 are directly related to the skills that are
normally taught at schools. They test and train mental arithmetic.
What is actually tested and trained in the other games?
Many of the games train number recognition. The player either hears or sees a number and has to find an object with the same number.
These objects - racing cars, airplanes, boats, skiers or others - are identified by numbers, similar to real life situations. In many games finding the right object starts a small animation.
Is number recognition such a difficult task?
Normally not, but too slow or faulty number recognition is one of the causes of dyscalculia (math learning difficulty).
A very frequent error in reading or transferring numbers is wrong sequence, e.g