The Gcompris

Its problem becomes sufficiently evident when it tries to spell letters with sufficient difficulty and without success. According to Whitaker, Pinto and Veloso (2000), the professors must be intent during the process of learning of the reading and the writing in children, in special the dislxicas. Therefore it is necessary to stimulate them through different percipient and cognitivas activities. Thus some softwares provide the chance to train the perception and the auditory discrimination, sounds associates the figures and creation of melodies, also using mouse that it develops aspects of the aim at-motor coordination. 1.3 Gcompris Gcompris is a package of educational activities that helps children with 2 the 10 years of age to develop the reasoning and the knowledge.

It is a free software, what it means that can adapt it, improve it and most important, to share it with the educators of all the part for license GLP. It understands numerous educational activities that assist in the teach-learning process, through playful tricks and orientaes. For dislxicas children, the pedagogical team finds in it a therapeutical way, that makes possible the perception, emotional cognition and. Amongst some activities they are distinguished: – Discovery of the computer: keyboard, mouse and different uses of mouse. – Mathematics: table memorization, enumeration, espelhadas tables of double entrance and images. – Sciences: control of the canal, cycle of the water, the submarine and electric simulation; – Geography: to place the countries in the map; – Games: chess, memory, bind 4 and sudoku; – Reading: practical of reading; – Others: to learn to identify the hours, puzzle with famous paintings, vectorial drawing and production of quadrinhos. The Gcompris gained the Free prize Awards Software that occurred in France, in the city of Soisson in 24 of May of 2003, as the best motivacional and educative tool of the year. It is available for download in the site: (-) for the operational system Windows and Mac.