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Sparkito User Guide - English

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Sparkito! Kinder version 1.0 is an interactive program in English and Spanish that is designed to teach
Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Language and Music academic concepts for the Pre-Kinder and
Kindergarten levels. This user’s manual is a quick guide to the program.

  • Sparkito!

This is Sparkito!’s main screen. Your friendly interface includes the course menu and content preview.
Introduction. Sparkito is organized in a way that allows for easy access to content. Math and Science are organized by Units then Topics. Social Studies, Language Arts and Music are organized beginning at the Topic level.

  • Course Menu

To access the Units or Topics, hover over or click a course like Math. Notice that you can toggle into Pre-K focused content by clicking “Pre-K” on the upper-right corner of the Units and Topics pane.
English-Spanish Toggle: To select the language, press on the “English – Español” icon that appears in the bottom center of the screen at any time. This feature offers the same content, including songs and
narrations, by native speakers in both languages.

  • Exiting Sparkito!

If you want to exit the program, click on the “X”.

  • Course Descriptions

Math: 
This course is divided in five units. Each unit is divided into several topics. There are three types of
formats by which each Math topic might be presented. The types of formats are indicated by following
icons: Train with color blocks that demonstrates counting and adding, Song based on content of topic, and Game related to content of topic.

Math has many more topics than any of the other courses. Because of this, the list of topics for Operations
& Quantitative Reasoning and Algebraic Thinking appears in two consecutive screens, instead of
only one screen. Use the arrow on the bottom right of the screen to navigate back and forth between
the content. 


Science:
As in Math, this course is divided in five units and each unit is divided in several topics. There are two
types of formats by which each Science topic might be presented. The types of formats are indicated
by following icons: Song based on content of topic and Narrative related to content of topic. 

Health:
The structure of the unit Health is slightly different than the rest of the Science units. When you click on any of the Health topics, a screen like the one below will be displayed: There are four types of formats by which each Health topic might be presented. The types of formats are indicated by following icons: Story narrated with rhythm, Flash cards with images and words, Activities for identifying or relating words with images in increasing difficulty: Pre-K, K, and K+, and Tool for color drawing and deleting.

This course, as well as Language Arts, and Music, is not divided in units. It is divided directly into seven
topics. Just as the unit Health in Science, there are four types of formats by which each Social Studies
topic might be presented. The types of formats are indicated by following icons:
Story narrated with rhythm
Flash cards with images and words
Activities for identifying or relating words with images in
increasing difficulty: Pre-K, K, and K+
Tool for color drawing and deleting
Social Studies
This course is divided in eight topics. The types of formats for the presentation of this course are the
same as those for unit Health in Science and Social Studies:
Language Arts
Story narrated with rhythm
Flash cards with images and words
Activities for identifying or relating words with images in
increasing difficulty: Pre-K, K, and K+
Tool for color drawing and deleting
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There are five topics in this course, and there are four formats of content presentation in each topic:
Song or narrative of key concepts
Practice of solfa with different difficulty levels
Interactive games to practice concepts learned
Elements of music appreciation and biographical data of
classical composers
Music
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More Information
To view Getting Started videos or find a Frequently Asked Questions, visit our site at
www.sparkito.com.
We’re always here to help.
Phone
Website
(800) 321-7511
www.sparkito.com

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