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Granny's Garden is a lively modelling and problem-solving program which promotes thinking skills, reading for meaning, and collaborative working. The program encourages note taking and logical thought and it provides a focus for children to talk and discuss strategies.
Children will find the search for the six missing children of the King and Queen of the Mountains, in their mysterious and magical Kingdom, is just as exciting as it was when computers first came into the classroom. The City of Dragons and the Land of Mystery wait to be explored.
Granny's Garden remains a firm favourite with teachers and children alike. Over the years it has obtained 'classic' status and is considered by many to be the definitive educational software problem solving adventure for young children. The program has been updated to include a SCORM version for use in VLEs and remains as educationally useful as ever.
Granny's Garden can be used as the basis for a cross curricular lesson plan which includes ICT, reading, writing, problem solving, science and even music.
The CD-ROM also contains a useful set of time-saving Granny's Garden classroom resources in printable PDF format. The resources consist of twenty four activity sheets and a set of picture files of the characters and scenes from the adventure. These resources provide a springboard for lots of other curriculum activities.
Further Classroom Activities
Besides the numerous activities suggested in the user guide, you can create a video story using the story soundtrack and the clipart on the CD.
Granny's Garden has been expanded into a family of products which cover even more of the curriculum. Apart from the adventure, there are two new tools.
The network version allows use on a local area network for an unlimited number of users and comes with an MSI package suitable for use with RM CC3 networks.
SCORM Compatible Network Licence
The SCORM compatible network version allows use in a VLE for an unlimited number of users and comes with in a SCORM package suitable for use with most VLEs including Moodle and Frog. A free SCORM packaged version of Granny's Story is available for download.
|Subjects:||Language, Problem solving and Modelling|
|National Curriculum:||Key Stage 1 - 2|
|Scottish Curriculum:||Level A - C|
|CD-ROM:||Dual format Windows & MAC|
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|SCORM Network Licence:||£190.00†|
†All prices exclude P&P and VAT.
Windows Multipoint Server 2011 Compatible
Last modified on 16/02/15 .
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