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Software Learning Resources

The Interdisciplinary Middle Years Multimedia (IMYM) project supports both the Windows and the Macintosh platform. The IMYM8 Windows platform uses the Windows 98 operating system and the IMYM8 Macintosh platform uses Mac OS 9. Every effort has been made to keep the IMYM8 software compatible and consistent for both Windows and Macintosh.

  • Microsoft Office 2000 Standard
    Microsoft Corporation
    6 Copies - Windows or Macintosh
    Microsoft Office 2000 Standard is a fully integrated productivity tool for students and teachers. Tools include word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, and email.
  • Inspiration
    K-12 Edition, Version 6.0
    Inspiration Software Inc.
    6-pack, Hybrid CD-ROM
    Inspiration is a real-time idea development tool for quickly clarifying, visualizing, and organizing the thoughts of an individual student or a brainstorming group. It can be used in a variety of subject areas for concept mapping and outlining.
  • WebPainter 3 with QuickTime
    Strategic Transitions
    6 Copies - Hybrid CD-ROM
    WebPainter 3 is an easy to use tool for creating professional web animation and graphics.
  • Netscape Communicator 4.72 - Composer
    Netscape Software
    Windows or Macintosh
    Composer is an easy to use web page editor that lets students create web pages and publish them on the World Wide Web. Composer makes creating HTML-based documents as easy as using a word processor.
  • Netscape Communicator 4.72 - Navigator / Messenger
    Netscape Software
    Windows or Macintosh
    Navigator is a web browser that lets students search for and view information on the World Wide Web.
    Messenger is an internet mail client that lets students send and receive electronic mail (email) and exchange files with anyone who has an email address.
    OR
    Internet Explorer 5.01
    Microsoft Software
    Windows or Macintosh
    Internet Explorer is a web browser that lets students search for and view information on the World Wide Web. Students can also send and receive electronic mail (email) and exchange files with anyone who has an email address.
  • The Learning Equation 8 Math
    Nelson Canada
    Windows or Macintosh
    The Learning Equation 8 Math (TLE) consists of curriculum-matched computer guided learning software and accompanying print resources. The TLE package contains a Student Refresher, a Teacher's Manual and CD-ROM.
  • Cartopedia '99
    Dorling-Kindersley
    1 Copy - Windows or Macintosh CD-ROM
    Cartopedia is an electronic encyclopedia and an illustrated atlas in one. Cartopedia gives students access to over 10,000 screens and pop-up windows that present each of the world's 193 nations in detail.
  • Year 2000 Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
    Grolier
    1 Copy - Windows or Macintosh CD-ROM
    The Year 2000 Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia contains 59,000 articles, a 250,000 word dictionary, and multimedia elements including images, maps, video clips, photos, sound clips and much more.
  • The 2000 Canadian Encyclopedia: Student Edition
    McLelland & Stewart
    1 Copy - Hybrid CD-ROM
    The 2000 Canadian Encyclopedia: Student Edition contains entries on all aspects of Canada. Students can access Boolean Search and SmartSearch Lists; multimedia items; the Gage Canadian Dictionary and Thesaurus; the Canadian Quiz; and online student guides.
  • Encarta 2000 Deluxe Encyclopedia
    Microsoft Corporation
    1 Copy - Windows or Macintosh CD-ROM
    The Encarta 2000 Deluxe Encyclopedia is an interactive encyclopedia that gives students access to thousands articles and multimedia elements including pictures, video, audio, and animation clips.
  • World Book Millenium 2000
    World Book Publishing Inc.
    1 Copy - Windows or Macintosh CD-ROM
    World Book Millenium 2000 is an interactive encyclopedia that contains curriculum-oriented content at a middle years reading level. Students can access a comprehensive collection of multimedia features and learning tools.
  • The Water Planet
    Videodiscovery, Inc.
    1 Copy - Windows or Macintosh CD-ROM
    The Water Planet CD-ROM explores the Earth's water systems. Students may view marine and freshwater systems in perspectives ranging from space shuttles and satellite images to underwater photography.
  • Red River Raging
    CKND Television
    1 Copy - Video
    Red River Raging chronicles the progressof the 1997 Red River Flood and the response of the Manitoba community to avert much of the disaster.

IMYM8 schools piloting in French Immersion or Français will use the same software suite as above, except for the following substitutions:

  • Atlas Mondial - Encarta 2000
    (replaces Cartopedia '99)
    1 Copy - Windows CD-ROM
    Encarta Atlas Mondial est une ressource détaillée, comprenant cartes personnalisables, photos, vidéos, et sons, qui aideront les étudiants à découvrir, connaître et voyager virtuellement.
  • Encarta 2000 Deluxe Encyclopedia
    (additional copy replaces Grolier 2000 Deluxe Encyclopedia)
    2 Copies - Windows or Macintosh CD-ROM
    L'encyclopédie Encarta 2000 Deluxe est une ressource interactive, comprenant des milliers d'articles et d'éléments multimédia, y compris des images et des clips audios, vidéos, et animés.
  • Canadian 2000 World Edition Encyclopedia, Bilingual
    (replaces Canadian Encyclopedia 2000 Student Edition)
    1 Copy - Hybrid CD-ROM
    L’encyclopédie Canadienne 2000 donne accès à 10 000 articles, ainsi que des photos et des cartes géographiques touchant la plupart des aspects sociaux et économiques de la vie au Canada.

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