Title: Pre-Algebra Skills V2
Overall Rating: C
Source: Internet download of trial version
Playing Time: Depends on options chosen by student
Date: 2/10/99
Cost: $ 14.95 for full version available at http://www.iepmath.com/orderform.ht ml
Number of Players: Primarily designed for one player but could be done in small groups
Special Equipment/Facilities Needed: Minimum Requirements:  16 MHz 68030 processor; System 7.1; 4 MB free RAM; 6 MB hard disk space
Subject Area: Mathematics
Objectives: To improve mathematical skills and to increase the speed at which these skills can be performed.
Brief Description:  The students choose the area they want to focus on and what kind of practice they desire whether that be matching or straight drill type practice.
Entry Capabilities Required: Students who are studying mathematics at the pre-algebra level.

Rating: (1-5)

Strong Points: Teacher tracking allows teachers to monitor student activity and progress.  Also worksheet generator can be used to develop hard copy worksheets for students to work on
Weak Points: Mostly consists of drill and practice type activities which experts say are not an effective teaching tool. There are not a lot of exciting graphics or 3-D representations that would pull the student in.
Reviewer: Jason Howard
Position: Student
Date: 2/11/99
Computer System Reviewed on: Macintosh PowerPC 6500/250, 32mb ram.