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Children / Math
Ages: 6 to 12
8 (out of 10) from CDROM Power
Maximize Your Math
Nobody gets bored...and everyone has fun. Become a math whiz
in no time with these challenging and entertaining activities. Newcomers to
math can start experimenting on the Workshop's lower level. As you advance you
can go "upstairs" to tackle progressively harder problems. Best of all, you'll
learn valuable math principles and concepts that will stay with you for a
- Thousands of problems
- Multiple levels of difficulty
- Printable certificates of achievement
- Progress tracking
Venture Into a World of Math
Explore a wildly colorful Math Workshop filled with games,
music and animated characters. Behind each door you'll discover self-paced
activities to help master essential math skills. Gain confidence and competence
as you solve increasingly difficult problems of computation, logic, spatial
relationships and more. It's easy to learn (and retain) when you're having this
Patterns and Relationships. Be creative. Discover an
appreciation for the beauty of mathematical design when you paint these
imaginative windows. Master the pieces of these masterpieces and sharpen your
strategic pattern recognition skills.
Shapes and Symmetry. Go wild. Piece together the
sticky lines and watch zany picture puzzles come to life while you learn
proportion, matching, scale and symmetry.
Geometric Relationships. Tune into this special TV to
develop multiple problem solving techniques involving geometry and spatial
Computation. Earn a Hall of Fame Trophy while
correctly solving addition, subtraction, multiplication, division as well as
equivalencies and estimation problems.
Logic. Match wits with Poly Gonzales or play with a
friend in this classic game of strategy.
Fractions. Make Algebird boogie to the beat as you
learn to add and divide fractions.
Fractions, Decimals & Percents. Extinguish the
flame with the right answers to fraction, percent and decimal problems.
Windows 3.1 or Windows 95/98: 33MHz 486 or faster,
8MB RAM, 4MB hard disk space, 2x CD-ROM drive or faster, SVGA monitor/display
card 640x480, 256 colors, thousands of colors supported, windows compatible
sound device. Printer support: works with most popular printers (monochrome and
color) supported by Windows.
Power Macintosh: System 7.1.2 or higher, 12MB RAM,
5MB free, 2.6MB hard disk space, 2x CD-ROM drive or faster, 13-inch or larger
color monitor, 256 colors. Printer support: works with most popular Macintosh
compatible printers (monochrome and color).
Computer Shopper, May 1995
"Can math be fun for anybody except a mathematician?
Children ages 6 to 12 will probably think so after they sample the multimedia
Math Workshop. In fact, this colorful, creative multimedia package of puzzles
and games will entertain both children and their parents for a long, long
"Math Workshop will do more than teach your children math
skills; it helps foster a positive attitude to the acquisition of these skills,
and, by implication, to knowledge in general. More cannot be asked of
CD ROM Power, March/April 1995
"With its cheery attitude and engaging activities, Math
Workshop will provide hours of play. Its multiple-user setup could also give it
classroom possibilities. Created by Broderbund in association with a group of
educators, the disc aims to, and succeeds in, making math fun and in
integrating math activities into a child's everyday life."
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