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User manual

BloomingKids Times of the Day


This program helps the student to learn to recognize the Times of the Day. There are seven sub-programs.


These sub-programs are:

 

 

Select a program by clicking on the program name at the left of the screen and then clicking the “Enter” button to open the program.
Help


Click on the “Help ” button to view the help contents. The help file opens in a separate window.

About

Click on the “ About ” button to view the profile of this company.
Enter


After selecting a sub-program, click on the “ Enter ” button to open the program.

Exit


To close this “Times of the Day” program , click on the “ Exit ” button.

 

Settings
Level 1


When this option is selected, one “Times of the Day” picture appears at the top of the screen. For “Matching Times of the Day using Pictures”, “Matching Times of the Day using Words” and “Matching Times of the Day using Clocks”, one “Times of the Day” picture is shown at the bottom of the screen to be matched with the one at the top, without any distracter. For “Discriminating Times of the Day”, one “Times of the Day” picture appears on the screen. For “Activity for Sequencing Times of the Day”, the program asks the student (for instance) “What comes after night and morningHelp” The student clicks on noon to answer the question. In this level, the student needs to click only one time of the day to complete the activity.

Level 2


When this option is selected, one “Times of the Day” picture appears at the top of the screen. For “Matching Times of the Day using Pictures”, “Matching Times of the Day using Words” and “Matching Times of the Day using Clocks”, two “Times of the Day” items are shown at the bottom of the screen to be matched with the picture at the top, with one distracter. For “Discriminating Times of the Day”, two “Times of the Day” pictures appear on the screen. For “Activity for Sequencing Times of the Day”, the program asks the student (for instance) “What comes after noonHelp” The student clicks on afternoon and then evening to answer the question. In this level, the student needs to click two times of the day to complete the activity.

Level 3


When this option is selected, one “Times of the Day” picture appears at the top of the screen. For “Matching Times of the Day using Pictures”, “Matching Times of the Day using Words” and “Matching Times of the Day using Clocks”, three “Times of the Day” items are shown at the bottom of the screen to be matched with the picture at the top, with two distracters. For “Discriminating Times of the Day,” three “Times of the Day” pictures appear on the screen. For “Activity for Sequencing Times of the Day”, the program asks the student (for instance) “What comes after evening and before morningHelp” The student clicks on night to answer the question. In this level, the student needs to click only one time of the day to complete the activity.

Training


This option is selected by default. When this is selected, the program can be used to train the student.

Test


Select this option to measure the student's progress. The “Report” button under “Test” mode is enabled. The “Prompt” is disabled.

Report

To see the Report for more information, click here.
Screen Display

Display in BIG LETTERS

This option is selected by default. When this is checked, all letters displayed on the screen will be big or capital letters.
Display in small letters


When this is checked, all letters displayed on the screen will be small.
Prompt with Green/Red Color

This check box is selected by default and is active only in training mode. This prompt is used to help the user find the correct answer on the screen. When this box is checked, the correct answer turns green as the mouse pointer passes over it and the wrong answers turn red.. Under test mode this option is turned off. For training mode the teacher/parent can select or deselect this option by clicking on it.

Command Text

This option is selected by default. When this is checked, a short text appears at the bottom of the screen. It tells the student which items to identify. If unchecked, the text won't be visible. This option is selected by default for all the programs except “Matching Times of the Day using Words”.

Prompt

This is checked by default. If the student fails to match the correct “Times of the Day” picture within ten seconds, the program guides him/her to the correct “Times of the Day” picture. This is available for “Training” mode but disabled for “Test” mode.

Uncheck this box if the prompt is not needed in “Training” mode.

This option is disabled for “Activity for Spelling Times of the Day” and “Activity for Sequencing Times of the Day”.

With Blink
This option is selected by default. If the correct “Times of the Day” picture is not chosen after ten seconds, it blinks
With Label
The names of the correct times of the day appear below the pictures.
With Animation

If the correct “Times of the Day” picture is not chosen after ten seconds, an animation appears (the correct “Times of the Day” picture animates).

Congratulatory Animation

This box is checked by default. This is available only for the “Training” mode. When this is checked, clicking the correct “Times of the Day” picture Invites a congratulatory animation. This animation runs for ten seconds. Click anywhere on the screen or press space bar to stop the congratulatory animation.

Uncheck the box if the student doesn't need congratulatory animation.

1. Times of the Day

This program has three features. They are “Words for Times of the Day”, “Spelling for Times of the Day” and “Description of Times of the Day”.

Words for Times of the Day

 

This feature names the five times of the day; morning, noon, afternoon, evening and night.

Spelling of Times of the Day

 

This feature helps the student to spell the words for all five times of the day.

Description of Times of the Day

 

This describes the time of the day and illustrates the times of the day with animation.

Auto Play

Check this box to run the “Times of the Day” program automatically; the student can just sit back and watch. To stop the automatic run, check box for “ Display when mouse is over Times of the Day
Done

 

Click on the “ Done ” button to close “ Times of the Day ” and return to the main program.

 

2. Activity for Spelling Times of the Day

This program asks the student to spell the “Times of the Day” word by typing the letters. The “Times of the Day” word that needs to be spelled will be highlighted on the left of the screen. Training/Test, Screen Display (Display in BIG LETTERS/Display in small letters), Command Text and Congratulatory Animation can be selected for this program in the Settings screen.

To see the Settings for more information, click here.

Done

 

Click on the “ Done ” button to close “ Activity for Spelling Times of the Day ”” and return to the main program.
3. Activity for Sequencing Times of the Day

This program helps the student to sequence the times of the day. Level 1/Level 2/Level 3, Training/Test, Screen Display (Display in BIG LETTERS/Display in small letters), Prompt with Green/Red Color, Command Text and Congratulatory Animation can be selected for this program in the Settings screen.

To see the Settings for more information, click here.

Done

 

Click on the “ Done ” button to close “ Activity for Sequencing Times of the Day ” and return to the main program
4. Discriminating Times of the Day

Here, the program will ask the student to identify a time of the day. The student is asked to find and click on the correct picture shown on the screen.

The default selections for this program are: Level 3, Training Mode, Display in BIG LETTERS, Command Text, Prompt with Blink and Congratulatory Animation.

To see the Settings for more information, click here.

Done

 

Click on the “ Done ” button to close “ Discriminating Times of the Day ” and return to the main program.
5. Matching Times of the Day using Pictures

In “Matching Time of the Day using Pictures” a “Times of the Day” picture is shown at the top of the screen. The student is asked to click on the matching “Times of the Day” picture shown among others at the bottom of the screen.

The default selections for this program are: Level 3, Training Mode, Display in BIG LETTERS, Command Text, Prompt with Blink and Congratulatory Animation.

To see the Settings for more information, click here.

Done

 

Click on the “Done” button to close “ Matching Times of the Day using Pictures ” and return to the main program.
6. Matching Times of the Day using Words

This program runs like “Matching Times of the Day using Pictures,” but instead of pictures, words that name the times of the day are used. The student is required to click on the correct word which represents the time of the day shown on top of the screen.

The default selections for this program are: Level 3, Training Mode, Display in BIG LETTERS, Prompt with Blink and Congratulatory Animation.

To see the Settings for more information, click here.

Done

 

Click on the “Done” button to close “Matching Times of the Day using Words” and return to the main program.
7. Matching Times of the Day using Clocks

This program runs like “Matching Times of the Day using Pictures,” but instead of pictures, clocks that show the times of the day are used. The student is required to click on the correct clock which represents the time of the day shown on top of the screen.

The default selections for this program are: Level 3, Training Mode, Display in BIG LETTERS, Command Text, Prompt with Blink and Congratulatory Animation.

To see the Settings for more information, click here .

Done

 

Click on the “Done” button to close “ Matching Times of the Day using Clocks ” and return to the main program.
Report

Only under “Test” mode is “Report” enabled. After doing any number of test problems, you can click on “Done” to see the report. When you click on “Done” the settings screen appears. Now click on the “Report” button under “Test” to see test results. First the current test result will be shown with the date, starting time, end time, and level of the test. It also shows the percentage of correct answers. There are also buttons for showing test results in different forms. “Report” allows the teachers/parents to measure the student's progress. The following are available:

Detailed Report

This screen shows test results including the grade, item identified, distracters, time taken to finish the test, and other necessary information based on the test.

View Old Records
If there are old test results, they will be shown on this screen. The current test result is always on top.
Bar Chart

If you wish to see test results on a bar chart, click this button.

Overalls

This button appears on the Bar Chart Screen. Here, the student can see the average of all test results. Written vertically on the bar are overall percentage of correct answers and date and starting time of the tests. When there are any old results, they will be shown, left to right from oldest to latest.

Right Arrow

This changes the display to the next more recent set of test results. When the current test result is on the screen, this button is grayed.

Left Arrow
This changes the display to the previous set of test results. When this button is grayed, there is no earlier test to see.

On the bottom, the display indicates which record is being shown out of total records.

Print

When this button is clicked, the printer prints the current screen.

Delete
All existing records will be erased, if this button is clicked. (But a warning message box pops up and asks for confirmation.)
Done
Click on this button to close the screen and return to the previous screen.

 

 


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