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The Family PC guide to homework

Author: Gregg Keizer
Publisher: New York : Hyperion & Family PC, ©1996.
Series: Family PC books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed
Summary:
How can you turn the family computer into a private tutor for your kids, or use it to entice your kids to learn on their own? How can kids use the PC to hone their math and reading skills, and teens for their research projects? The FamilyPC Guide to Homework answers these questions and more for subjects from reading, writing, math, and geography to history, science, art music, and foreign languages. With hundreds of
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregg Keizer
ISBN: 0786882069 9780786882069
OCLC Number: 35598617
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 311 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm + 1 computer optical disc (sound, color, 4 3/4 in.).
Details: System requirements for accompanying computer disc: Macintosh, Windows 95 or Windows 3.1.
Contents: Ch. 1. The Family Computer --
Ch. 2. The Bare Necessities --
Ch. 3. The Magic Words --
Ch. 4. Numbers Are Cool --
Ch. 5. People and Places --
Ch. 6. The Part Is a Blast --
Ch. 7. Wading Into the Information Pool --
Ch. 8. Science is Fact, Not Fiction --
Ch. 9. Our Planet --
Ch. 10. Artistic License --
Ch. 11. In Song and On Stage --
Ch. 12. Speak the Language --
Ch. 13. Creating Presentations --
Ch. 14. Homework Software --
Ch. 15. Online Hot Spots.
Series Title: Family PC books.
Other Titles: Guide to homework
Family PC (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Gregg Keizer.

Abstract:

How can you turn the family computer into a private tutor for your kids, or use it to entice your kids to learn on their own? How can kids use the PC to hone their math and reading skills, and teens for their research projects? The FamilyPC Guide to Homework answers these questions and more for subjects from reading, writing, math, and geography to history, science, art music, and foreign languages. With hundreds of colorful illustrations, The FamilyPC Guide to Homework.

Offers parents practical advice, software tips, and a host of learning projects, as well as a guide to online resources. It also makes product recommendations for kids of all ages, in all major subject categories, based on FamilyPC's real-world testing and evaluation process. Whether your kids are age 3 or 15, doing their first report, or a high-school science project, this book shows you how to help your kids get started. Featured are these Homework Helpers: Go Online!

Tells you what's online and how to find it; Online Hot Spots lists more than 100 recommended Web sites; Try This! projects capture your kids' imaginations; they'll forget they're learning; FamilyPC Recommended Software - a quick reference guide to over 100 products; Get Smart tips help you stay at least one step ahead of your kids; and practical advice for doing online research, creating multimedia presentations, writing and formatting a story or report, navigating the.

Web, preparing a science project, and more.

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