Writing for Apple’s Games site, Ellen Beeman has a look at some of the offerings for younger Mac users from kids’ software publisher Knowledge Adventure.
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Knowledge Adventure’s line includes the beloved JumpStart series, which is created with the participation of educators and educational experts, according to Knowledge Adventure vice president Leslie House. The line focuses on educational content while making games fun.
Multiple intelligences is one theory applied to new JumpStart titles, manifested by the seven JumpStart All-Stars. Each All-Star represents a different concept: Math, art, music, reading, athletics, science and leadership. Knowledge Adventure’s educational experts feel that different kids will benefit from different approaches to the educational content, wrote Beeman.
There’s more, too — Beeman looks at some of the specific titles in Knowledge Adventure’s library this year. If you have a young one you’d like to buy educational software for, make sure to have a read.