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Encore Education & Hobbies Software

Add an interactive element to your classroom lessons with education and hobbies software. Each product uses a combination of visuals, audio, and text elements to create a memorable learning experience. Select from a variety of respected brands available.

Varying Subjects
These education and hobbies software products come in a range of subjects, so you can complement any classroom theme. Introduce students to a new language with products from Rosetta Stone or Instant Immersion. Help them understand world geography with maps software, or provide an entertaining lesson in addition and subtraction with basic math software. 

Easy Installation
Most of these software packages are designed to work with standard Mac and Windows operating systems. Operation is easy — just insert the DVD or CD and follow the prompts. For dedicated classroom computers, software that installs on your hard drive frees the disc drive for other purposes. Other programs run directly from the disc, so you can save computer memory and move easily between computers.

Hands-On Learning
With education and hobbies software, you can provide a hands-on experience for students. Typing software encourages students to practice proper form, while language programs monitor pronunciation. Since most programs walk students through each lesson, they give you more free time to work on lesson preparation or provide individual attention.

Convenient Levels
Choose from a variety of levels to suit your students' abilities and experience. For beginners, choose introductory or entry level software. If you are teaching older students, opt for more advanced packages, or provide a comprehensive education in a specific subject by investing in all levels of a specific subject and allowing students to work through them.

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    Encore Mavis Beacon Typing - 25th Anniversary Edition, Deluxe for Windows/Mac (1-User) [Boxed]
    Item 944621
    Model 8058583

    Encore Mavis Beacon Typing - 25th Anniversary Edition, Deluxe for Windows/Mac (1-User) [Boxed]

    • (330) Personalized lessons, exercises and tests
    • (12) Entertaining typing games
    • Detailed tracking and progress reporting
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    Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Deluxe-25th Anniversary Edition for Windows (1-User) [Download]
    Item 416260
    Model XG5FZGYAHL8FV9B

    Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Deluxe-25th Anniversary Edition for Windows (1-User) [Download]

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    Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Deluxe-25th Anniversary Edition for Windows (1-User) [Download]
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    • Features: 330 Personalized lessons, exercises and tests-12 Entertaining typing games-Detailed tracking and progress reporting - Learn to type with bilingual instruction (English & Spanish)
    • New content types: type jokes, riddles, recipes, song lyrics and more!-Choose from new music options or import your own MP3 files and type to your own tunes
    • Download size: 90.95MB
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    Mavis Beacon Typing Family Edition [Boxed]
    Item 970707
    Model 8110849

    Mavis Beacon Typing Family Edition [Boxed]

    • Mastering typing has never been easier than with the all-new edition of Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Powered by UltraKey! The award-winning software program returns with an effective, success-based teaching approach. This powerful and motivating way to learn provides a clear path to learning a new skill by setting personal goals and progressing along guided roadmaps.
    • Manage up to 8 users with an integrated family management tool and parent guide
    • Proven results in just 8 hours of instruction
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    Lineage Family Tree Software for Windows (1-User) [Download]
    Item 954735
    Model 4EPRJDXQ4H6C66A

    Lineage Family Tree Software for Windows (1-User) [Download]

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    Lineage Family Tree Software for Windows (1-User) [Download]
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    • Quickly enter the names you know and discover the ancestors you are researching. SEARCH over 1 Billion Records Online for FREE*. Access the leading online resources.
    • DESIGN impressive Trees, Charts, and Reports. Add photos, colors, fonts, boxes, shadows, and frame borders and create heirloom quality charts that will be admired and cherished by family members for years to come.
    • SHARE your research with Family & Friends. Publish a Family Book that documents your family story. Automatically create a webpage, complete with photos, audio & video clips.
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    Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Platinum-25th Anniversary Edition for Windows (1-User) [Download]
    Item 416104
    Model WSG4MBHBX7D6BXD

    Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Platinum-25th Anniversary Edition for Windows (1-User) [Download]

    • Improve speed and accuracy with detailed assessments, customized lessons and skill-building games. Learn with Mavis Beacon and achieve noticeable results quicker than any other typing program-guaranteed!
    • In addition to Mavis Beacon's personal typing instruction, detailed reports illustrate overall progress and assist in identifying specific strengths and weaknesses.
    • Powerful learning tools, along with this detailed reporting will help typists excel at their own pace. Hard work is rewarded with "recess time"and certificates of completion.
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    Elementary Advantage 2012 [Boxed]
    Item 331568
    Model 8075192

    Elementary Advantage 2012 [Boxed]

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    • Interactive learning experience engages the student
    • Standards-driven lesson plan reinforces classroom learning
    • Study aids & reference tools support the learning experience
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    Encore Caillou Ready To Read for Windows (1 User) [Download]
    Item 271414
    Model MQVFKX29AUFGX6B

    Encore Caillou Ready To Read for Windows (1 User) [Download]

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    Encore Caillou Ready To Read for Windows (1 User) [Download]
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    • Caillou Ready to Read! offers reading and Language Arts skill based lessons
    • Teaches skills essential to reading
    • Get over 30 different activities to build reading skills!
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    Encore Merriam Webster's SPELL-JAM for Mac (1 User) [Download]
    Item 271438
    Model 6T99S9PYARJCBMC

    Encore Merriam Webster's SPELL-JAM for Mac (1 User) [Download]

    • How do you spell F-U-N? There's something for everyone with 3 exciting game play modes.
    • Prepare for the big competition and learn Spelling Bee rules in Practice Mode.
    • Next, move up to Competition Mode - where you can play against family and friends!
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    Encore Middle School Advantage for Mac (1 User) [Download]
    Item 271440
    Model BQGDPR9BKVU264A

    Encore Middle School Advantage for Mac (1 User) [Download]

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    Encore Middle School Advantage for Mac (1 User) [Download]
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    • With Middle School Advantage, your child will develop and test his or her knowledge in Math, English, and Foreign Language.
    • Additional aids such as Encyclopedia Britannica Ready Reference, Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing, and Hoyle Chess support the learning process and brain-building games make studying fun.
    • The ADVANTAGE Approach to Effective Learning: ENGAGE - Interactive learning experience engages the student; REINFORCE - Standards-driven lesson plan reinforces classroom learning;
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    Encore Super Star Spanish With Phonics for Mac (1 User) [Download]
    Item 271458
    Model TYTYN7ZG6G4UUSD

    Encore Super Star Spanish With Phonics for Mac (1 User) [Download]

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    • The Super Star Motivational and Data Tracking system, which encourages students to earn silver and gold stars by completing each song, activity, or game
    • Winner of the Film Advisory Board Award of Excellence
    • Includes versions for both English-speaking and Spanish-speaking students
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    Encore Super Star Phonics 2a for Windows (1 User) [Download]
    Item 271455
    Model QXM9X5P264M48VD

    Encore Super Star Phonics 2a for Windows (1 User) [Download]

    • The Super Star Motivational and Data Tracking system, which encourages students to earn silver and gold stars by completing each song, activity, or game.
    • Winner of the Children's Software and New Media "All Star Award"!
    • Optional instructions in Spanish.
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    Encore Caillou Ready For School for Windows (1 User) [Download]
    Item 271413
    Model MCYG778PTUY4ZBA

    Encore Caillou Ready For School for Windows (1 User) [Download]

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    • Titles include Alphabet, Colors and Shapes, Counting, and Thinking Skills
    • 100+ activities and 128 printable workbook pages
    • Play in English, French, or Spanish
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    Mavis Beacon Keyboarding Kidz for Windows (1-User) [Download]
    Item 416246
    Model A59LNRBQVYQYKJC

    Mavis Beacon Keyboarding Kidz for Windows (1-User) [Download]

    • Set your own words-per-minute goals, see what keys you need to practice and what keys you know well. Play games to practice what you've learned and to improve your speed and accuracy.
    • Before you know it, you'll be a pro at keyboarding. Don't worry, Mavis and Dex will be there to help you every step of the way!
    • From the makers of Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing, the #1 selling typing program. For Ages 7 and Up-Features: - 250+ keyboarding lessons, including 10 key-200+ practice session topics.
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    Encore Middle School Advantage for Windows (1 User) [Download]
    Item 271439
    Model 2WQTE87JPML85KB

    Encore Middle School Advantage for Windows (1 User) [Download]

    • With Middle School Advantage, your child will develop and test his or her knowledge in Math, English, and Foreign Language.
    • Additional aids such as Encyclopedia Britannica Ready Reference, Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing, and Hoyle Chess support the learning process and brain-building games make studying fun.
    • The ADVANTAGE Approach to Effective Learning: ENGAGE - Interactive learning experience engages the student; REINFORCE - Standards-driven lesson plan reinforces classroom learning;
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    Encore Mavis Beacon 20 Deluxe for Windows (1-User) [Boxed]
    Item 944624
    Model 8009961

    Encore Mavis Beacon 20 Deluxe for Windows (1-User) [Boxed]

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    • (330) Personalized lessons, exercises and tests
    • (12) Entertaining typing games
    • Detailed tracking and progress reporting
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    Encore Super Star Spanish With Phonics for Windows (1 User) [Download]
    Item 271457
    Model PFL4YPU985MVZCB

    Encore Super Star Spanish With Phonics for Windows (1 User) [Download]

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    • The Super Star Motivational and Data Tracking system, which encourages students to earn silver and gold stars by completing each song, activity, or game
    • Winner of the Film Advisory Board Award of Excellence
    • Includes versions for both English-speaking and Spanish-speaking students
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    SpongeBob SquarePants Typing for Windows (1-User) [Download]
    Item 954742
    Model VE7HFDPK24299SB

    SpongeBob SquarePants Typing for Windows (1-User) [Download]

    • Includes fun games like Doh Ray Me, A Star is Born, Senseless Patrick, The glove World 500, Snail's Pace Race, and more!-Arcade-style learning activities - Game Mode or Practice Mode.
    • 3 levels of difficulty: Beginner Typist, Sailorific, and Holy Mackerel! - Tracks typing, speed, and accuracy.
    • Processor: Windows XP (Home & Pro) SP3, Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7, Pentium IV processor 1. 5GHz or faster, Memory: 1GB RAM, Hard Disk: 1GB free hard drive space, Display: 128MB VRAM, 800x600 minimum screen resolution,
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    Encore Super Star Phonics 2a for Mac (1 User) [Download]
    Item 271456
    Model J9V234VNRRLQZHC

    Encore Super Star Phonics 2a for Mac (1 User) [Download]

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    • The Super Star Motivational and Data Tracking system, which encourages students to earn silver and gold stars by completing each song, activity, or game.
    • Winner of the Children's Software and New Media "All Star Award"!
    • Optional instructions in Spanish.
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    Encore Elementary Advantage for Mac (1 User) [Download]
    Item 271423
    Model VFRAT8WQRAWWA3C

    Encore Elementary Advantage for Mac (1 User) [Download]

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    Encore Elementary Advantage for Mac (1 User) [Download]
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    • With Elementary Advantage, your child will develop knowledge in Math, English, Spelling, Grammar and Foreign Language
    • Additional study aids such as iPod study materials and Encyclopedia Britannica Student Edition will help support the learning process while brain-building games make studying fun!
    • The ADVANTAGE Approach to Effective Learning: ENGAGE - Interactive learning experience engages the student; REINFORCE - Standards-driven lesson plan reinforces classroom learning;
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    SpongeBob SquarePants Typing for Mac (1-User) [Download]
    Item 954743
    Model ZHUW4XE55FM8SQB

    SpongeBob SquarePants Typing for Mac (1-User) [Download]

    • Includes fun games like Doh Ray Me, A Star is Born, Senseless Patrick, The glove World 500, Snail's Pace Race, and more!-Arcade-style learning activities - Game Mode or Practice Mode.
    • 3 levels of difficulty: Beginner Typist, Sailorific, and Holy Mackerel! - Tracks typing, speed, and accuracy.
    • Processor: Windows XP (Home & Pro) SP3, Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7, Pentium IV processor 1. 5GHz or faster, Memory: 1GB RAM, Hard Disk: 1GB free hard drive space, Display: 128MB VRAM, 800x600 minimum screen resolution,
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    Encore Elementary Advantage for Windows (1 User) [Download]
    Item 271422
    Model KXAVWEAC67MARCD

    Encore Elementary Advantage for Windows (1 User) [Download]

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    • With Elementary Advantage, your child will develop knowledge in Math, English, Spelling, Grammar and Foreign Language
    • Additional study aids such as iPod study materials and Encyclopedia Britannica Student Edition will help support the learning process while brain-building games make studying fun!
    • The ADVANTAGE Approach to Effective Learning: ENGAGE - Interactive learning experience engages the student; REINFORCE - Standards-driven lesson plan reinforces classroom learning;
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    Encore Mavis Beacon Typing - 25th Anniversary Edition, Platinum for Windows/Mac (1-User) [Boxed]
    Item 944622
    Model 8058569

    Encore Mavis Beacon Typing - 25th Anniversary Edition, Platinum for Windows/Mac (1-User) [Boxed]

    • (430) Personalized lessons, exercises and tests
    • (16) Arcade-style games, including multi-level games
    • Detailed tracking and progress reporting
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    Encore Merriam Webster's SPELL-JAM for Windows (1 User) [Download]
    Item 271437
    Model C29RY9ZL2UF4FWD

    Encore Merriam Webster's SPELL-JAM for Windows (1 User) [Download]

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    • How do you spell F-U-N? There's something for everyone with 3 exciting game play modes
    • Prepare for the big competition and learn Spelling Bee rules in Practice Mode.
    • Next, move up to Competition Mode - where you can play against family and friends!
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