Building Thinking Skills Book 1
Use after completion of Primary book or as soon as children can read (or you can read directions to them). Strictly pencil and paper activities here with practice in such things as identifying figural and verbal similarities and differences, sequencing, classifying, developing analogies, following directions and logical connectives (AND, OR). Answers included. 363 pgs. Revised in 2006.
An optional Teacher CD is also available. It contains the full text of the Teacher's Edition in PDF format. Although answers are already included in the worktext, the Teacher CD also features objectives, focus questions and additional background information for the teacher.
The software version features the same activities in an interactive format. There are 10 levels of activities, and players can choose from "mission" mode where they complete activities in order or "practice" mode for review. Approximately 40 activities are included in the software, with over 800 questions in all. Instructions are both spoken and written. System requirements: Windows 98/NT/Me/2000/XP/Vista or Mac OS X (10.3+), PowerPC. 128 MB RAM for either.