Six Pack of Skills SW Covers Math & Writing

The new SkillBuilders series for Macs, comprising three math and three English program, both introduces and develops skills. Topics are Perimeter, Area and Volume; Fractions; Parts of Speech; Grammar; and Punctuation. Each uses a set of controlled lessons and difficulty levels, correlated to textbooks and state assessment tests. Tutorial and remediation are for students, while teachers get practice and test formats to diagnose students’ weaknesses and measure their progress. A student management system tracks up to 100 lessons per student. Teachers can customize programs to meet individual needs. SkillBuilders come in a three-ring binder with teacher-support materials. GAMCO Education Materials, Big Spring, TX, (800) 351-1404.

This article originally appeared in the 11/01/1996 issue of THE Journal.

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