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6/30/2008

Knowledge Adventure, Inc.
Job Description -- Summary

Knowledge Adventure® is the leader in adventure-based 3D virtual worlds for 3-to-10 year old kids. With its JumpStart® and MathBlaster® products, kids learn through endless gaming adventures in 3D virtual worlds. By blending learning and entertainment, Knowledge Adventure’s adventure-based learning inspires kids’ minds through immersed play. For more than 15 years, Knowledge Adventure has set the standard in kids’ software by creating the finest educational products for use in the home and the classroom. The company is internationally renowned for its award-winning products. A subsidiary of Knowledge Holdings, Inc., the company is privately-held and based in Torrance, California. For more information, go to www.knowledgeadventure.com or call 310-533-3400. Knowledge Adventure is a leader in developing, publishing and distributing award Knowledge Adventure is looking for an experienced elementary-level educator to oversee the development of curriculum for use in computer games in the home and schools. Responsibilities of the Curriculum Writer include the following:



Job Description : Curriculum Writer

Curriculum Content
  • Write and evaluate content which supports state standards
  • Update scope and sequence as needed so it supports the content management system
  • Manage content writing of external resources
  • Ensure that curriculum content reflects research-based best practices
  • Ensure grade-level appropriateness across all materials
  • Work closely with Senior Producers and Producers to implement content into proprietary database

Qualifications

  • Strong content knowledge in elementary education, math and reading
  • Classroom teaching experience highly desirable - three to five years of teaching experience
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong computer skills: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access a plus
  • Experience working with and/or developing digital materials
  • Content writer must have sensitivity to ethnic, gender-related, geographical, and socio-economic concerns

Send Resumes to:
Jobs@adventure.com or Fax to 310-533-3700 ATTN: Human Resources