Classic BRAINtastic v2 Download (PC)

AUD $99.95

This download is for the classic end-of-life installable version and technical support is no longer available. PC only – not compatible with Apple macOS.

This version works offline and does not contain the same advanced features as the new Online Learning websites – data can NOT be migrated between this version and the web version.

The educational learning outcomes from this title are available in these Online Learning websites:
Maths – Baggin’ the Dragon Maths Online or Maths Invaders Online
Reading Success – Volcanic Panic Reading Success Online
Word Skills – Words Rock Online

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Irresistible learning motivated by gripping Reward Games!

BRAINtastic is the reward-based learning system, where the work is almost as much fun as the games! Every child is unique in their capacity for effort for reward, so BRAINtastic allows you to vary the amount of work to be completed before they can play a Reward Game. You choose the activities and your kids choose a cool Reward Game!

  • Gives your child maximum motivation to keep on learning!
  • Humorous twists, constant feedback and corrections to keep students engaged and on-task
  • Activity types include text input, missing answer, drag-and-drop, multiple choice, true or false and more!
  • “Questions Only” mode allows kids to focus on the content without playing the Reward Games

Target Your Child’s Learning Needs

  • Use BRAINtastic straight out of the box or zero-in on individual learning needs with the diagnostic tools and custom content
  • Addresses individual learning needs by setting the ability level and individually enabling or disabling different maths categories
  • Powerful administration and user-management features that can track the results of up to 10 users
  • View results for specific progress levels and learning area categories
  • Display, export and print detailed user statistics
  • Review actual questions answered correctly and incorrectly

Modular structure

The titles in the BRAINtastic series can be used individually or together as a whole that is greater then the sum of its parts.

  • BRAINtastic is a modular learning system consisting of three stunning content series: Maths, Word Skills and Reading Success
  • Each content series consists of three to six titles, either numbered (e.g. ONE to SIX) or named for their suitability (e.g. Middle Primary)
  • Each title comes with the relevant module of educational content together with a number of Reward Games.
  • The titles can be used by themselves or when added together create an entire learning system with ample scope to challenge the most capable student or help those who are struggling.
  • All up there are over 17,500 Educational Activities and 13 Reward Games to keep children learning and motivated.

The reward-based learning system, where the work is almost as much fun as the games!

  • Gives your child maximum motivation to keep on learning!
  • You choose the activities and your kids choose a cool Reward Game!
  • Every child is unique in their capacity for effort for reward, so BRAINtastic allows you to vary the amount of work to be completed before they can play a Reward Game
  • Humorous twists, constant feed back and corrections to keep students engaged and on-task
  • Activity types include text input, missing answer, drag-and-drop, multiple choice, true or false and more!
  • Use BRAINtastic straight out of the box or zero-in on individual learning needs with the diagnostic tools and custom content
  • Review actual questions answered correctly and incorrectly
  • As you expand your BRAINtastic installation to include titles from other series, EXTRA Reward Games will be automatically added to your BRAINtastic system
  • Mix and match the new educational content modules with existing Reward Games and vice versa
  • “Questions Only” mode allows kids to focus on the content without playing the Reward Games

Bundle Details

Irresistible learning motivated by gripping Reward Games!

BRAINtastic v2 is the flexible learning system that motivates students to learn! It can be customised by teachers and parents to focus on content areas currently being covered in the classroom or identified using the built-in reporting tools – you choose the educational content, the kids choose a cool Reward Game! BRAINtastic takes learning to a whole new level with heaps of fantastic features for teachers, parents, and students, as well as an intuitive, integrated look and feel. Younger users are given more independence with the kid-friendly mode, and teachers can switch to the advanced mode for more detailed content selection options.

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14 titles on one disk for ages 5 to 15+. Includes over 17,000 carefully sequenced learning activities from BRAINtastic Maths, BRAINtastic Word Skills and BRAINtastic Reading Success! You can customise the Work/Play ratio to maximise your child’s learning.

  • Fully correlated with the curriculum of each Australian state and New Zealand
  • Customisable for individual players by setting the ability level and individually enabling or disabling different content categories
  • Simple, kid-friendly animated interface that enhances self-directed learning
  • Maths learning areas include numeration, integers, operations, money, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions & decimals, chance, patterns & algebra, measurement, data, space & geometry and more!
  • Word Skills learning areas include letter tracking; matching; sorting and recognition; preparatory skills for very young readers and spellers; spelling patterns & rules; phonics; prefixes & suffixes; synonyms & antonyms; homophones; homographs; homonyms; nouns; pronouns; adjectives; adverbs; connectives; regular and irregular verbs; idioms; clichés; metaphors; similes; punctuation; grammar conventions and more!
  • Reading Success learning areas include pre-reading activities, phonemic awareness: learning to listen, grapheme (letter) & phoneme (sound) correspondences, experiencing text and more!

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  • BRAINtastic! v2 Central Control
  • All BRAINtastic! v2 Maths, Word Skills and Reading Success Content Modules
  • Reward Games:
    • BugWHACK!
    • Extreme Face Maker – Girls
    • Extreme Face Maker – Guys
    • Extreme Fashion
    • Galactic Retrieval Squad
    • Hamster Hospital
    • Extreme Super Heroes
    • ReBop!
    • Samurai Sculpt
    • Toy Storm

Education

All BRAINtastic titles are fully correlated with the relevant curricula.

Educational Content

Product sample imageMaths

  • Numeration, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division
  • Fractions, decimals, ratio, percentages, proportion
  • Problem solving, geometry, chance, statistics, algebra
  • Money, length, capacity, mass, time, shapes solids
  • Pattern, diagrams, charts and much, much more!

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  • Phonics
  • Spelling patterns & rules
  • Prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, homophones, homographs, homonyms, word origins, idioms, clichés, metaphors and similes
  • Grammar & punctuation and more!

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  • Helps kids make the jump from speech to reading
  • Sequentially introduces all the 44 sounds of the English language and their corresponding letters through to advanced comprehension

Key Features

  • Product sample imageCustomisable for individual players by setting the ability level and individually enabling or disabling different content categories
  • Powerful administration and user-management features that can track the results of up to 10 users
  • Display, export and print detailed user statistics
  • View results for specific progress levels and learning area categories
  • Review actual questions answered correctly and incorrectly
  • Customise user profiles with a huge range of cool user icons
  • Concentrate on areas needing attention with Questions Only mode
  • Product sample imageSimple, kid-friendly animated interface that enhances self-directed learning
  • Save time with Integrated User Lists
  • Backward compatible and future proof

System Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows
    • Complies with Microsoft Application Standards to give maximum compatibility with Windows operating systems and serversProduct sample image, including Windows XP Service Pack 2, Vista, Windows 7
  • Apple Macintosh
    • Supplied in Universal Binary to ensure maximum forward compatibility with all Macintosh systems, from OSX 10.4.11 and later.
    • Version 1 used the PowerPC emulator “Rosetta”. Rosetta emulation is slower and more error-prone when compared to Universal Binary, and is provided by Apple to support older, non-standard software

Reward Games

BRAINtastic! is a reward-based learning system, where even the work is so much fun it doesn’t seem like work at all. Each time players reach their set educational content goal (usually 5 or so activities), they are rewarded with a few minutes of Reward Game fun! The extensive collection of BRAINtastic! Reward Games gives each child maximum motivating to keep on learning.

  • Because each child is different, each BRAINtastic! title features a various of Reward Games to motivate every child!
  • Children can track their personal high scores, or match themselves against each other for the highest overall score
  • Progress within each Reward Game is cumulative, so children can build on their previous scores
  • Maximise motivation by accessing extra Reward Games as you install new BRAINtastic! titles

Each BRAINtastic! title is fully expandable. As you expand your BRAINtastic! library, you can mix and match new educational Content Modules with existing Reward Games and vice versa.

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BugWHACK!

The house is infested! Do your best to ‘whack’ bugs* off the wall or out of the sky without letting any escape. No cute bugs were hurt in the making or the playing of this game.

* Only nasty bugs like cockroaches and earwigs – no cute bugs!

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Extreme Face Maker – Girls

Make the face you’ve always dreamed of, or maybe the one you hope you never have! There’s all sorts of crazy face shapes to choose from, with hundreds different eyes, noses, mouths, hair styles and skin colours. You can change the colour of any of the parts and then print it or paste it into your documents.

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Extreme Face Maker – Guys

With Extreme FaceMaker – Guys, no two faces are exactly alike. Choose from hundreds of different face shapes, eyes, noses, mouths, hair styles and skin colours to create a completely new face every time you play. When you’re done, you can print it out or paste it into your documents.

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Extreme Fashion

Choose your model and create extreme fashion outfits for her from a huge range of clothes, shoes, hats and other accessories. See what kind of a ‘look’ you can create… There are lots of different choices to co-ordinate with, but sometimes it’s fun to mismatch everything!

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Galactic Retrieval Squad

Take control of the shuttle, retrieve all the missing items and return them to base. It’s up to you to make the mission a success!

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Hamster Hospital

Assist the hamster doctor by healing the sick hamsters. Be careful – you must choose wisely as your options are limited…

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Extreme Super Heroes

Design your ultimate Super Hero! What kind of cool gadgets, flowing cape & distinctive costume will you choose?

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ReBop!

Watch the ball bounce on the bubbles and remember where it Bops. Then, use your memory and the mouse to ReBop the bubbles! With bonus rounds and sweet spots ReBop will have your brain bouncing all over!

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Samurai Sculpt

Help Mr Samurai hack the marble into a sculpture by typing the correct code sequence within the allotted time. This gets HARD!

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Toy Storm

It’s clean-up time and the toys are on the loose! It’s going to take all your toy tackling skills to get them back into line. They’ll be running, jumping, squirming and flying to try to escape being caught. If you can grab them, don’t put them in the wrong box, and whatever you do, don’t let any get out of the room.

Awards

Multi Award-Winning Software

  • BESSIE Awards – Best Upper Elementary Math Software
  • EDDIE Awards – Best Upper Elementary Math Software
  • AIIA Awards – Education and Training
  • BESSIE Awards – Best Upper Elementary Language Arts Software
  • The Association of Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement Award – Grades K-5
  • The Association of Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement Award – Grades 6-8
  • EDDIE Awards – Best Upper Elementary Language Arts Software
  • AIIA Awards – Education and Training
  • National Parent Centre – Seal of Approval
  • Learning Magazine – Teacher’s Choice

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