Title: GameGoo

Location: www.earobics.com/gamegoo/gooey.html

Summary: GameGoo is home for fun, stick-with-you educational games that help students develop early reading and language skills, identified as important language arts building blocks in state curriculum standards.  WHen students play the GameGoo games they are practicing skills that they are learning in class.  The games are also based solidly on education and literacy research, full of rich stories and characters to engage students in learning adventures.

Contents: There are 14 educational games that work with students on concepts from recognizing and naming letters of the alphabets, synonyms, antonyms, letter sounds, alphabetical order, and blending sounds together.

Strengths: This is a very attractive website and it is very kid friendly.  It is very easy for kids to operate the website.  This site has won an award in 2001 BESSIE’sBest Educational Website.  It also won other awards in 2000 and 2001.  This site is aligned with the educational standards for kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade students.  It is also an excellent site for students with special needs and are below average compared to same age peers.

Weaknesses: The biggest weakness of this site is that you cannot check student progress and completion of games.

Overall Rating: 4.5

 

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