Exploring Kidspiration from Inspiration Software is a training CD designed to assist educators in successfully integrating Kidspiration and visual learning into the curriculum. The step-by-step interactive tutorial trains educators on Kidspiration, allow-ing them to learn at their own pace or select specific areas of training. The pro-gram provides valuable information and practical examples of visual learning methodologies that inspire young readers and writers to build confidence in creating stories, organizing information, understanding concepts, and expressing and sharing their ideas. A step-by-step tutorial guides educators through Kidspiration's integrated picture and writing views, including details on tailoring the software to best meet the needs of students. Inspiration Software, Portland, OR, (800) 877-4292, www.inspiration.com.
This article originally appeared in the 12/01/2001 issue of THE Journal.