Institute for the intellectual development of children and youth
Producing computer games
Constructive entertainment center of Kanoon, started to work with the purpose of designing and producing the useful toys for children and teens, in 1983. Regarding to the current increase in using computer games among children and teens, this center produced the software on the floppy disk, which was about travelling to the "Solar System" in 1997. Then in 2001 it produced the first multi media CD called "Exploring the sky" in the field of Astronomy and Cosmology. The importance of producing the software, encouraged authorities to establish the section called Computer Production related to the constructive entertainments. This section produced 6 disk books as follows: Barane Setare, Dar Panahe Khane Doost, Majaraye Ahmad va Saat, Shahre Asal, Mah Bood va Roobah, Olaghe va Kalaghe, and distributed them by the multi media on the floppy disk, and the book enclosed. The computer production established in the late 2001 and produced 24 CDs in the field of constructive entertainment for children, since then. They are: Exploring the sky, the puzzle of Iranian architecture, the little polar bear, Physics workshop, the mouse and brilliant stones, the rainbow fish and big whale, the rainbow fish the most beautiful fish in the ocean, the rainbow fish and fabulous pool, making an animation for children and teens, the rainbow fish and the enormous celebration of the ocean, Electronic workshop, the mouse and magic island, Sound effects workshop, a collection of 3D pictures, the chess of Kanoon by Iranian engine, How does it work?, household instrument, the planetary 3D pictures, featuring workshop, the mouse and fabulous creature, pasty land, puzzle maker, handwriting and penmanship, storytelling workshop, the Pouya and chubby's travelling around Iran. The main concern of authorities and experts of this section is to decrease the price of soft wares trying to preserve their quality and improvement as well as attempting to predispose creativity for children and teens. By doing so, suitable softwares which Kanoon's experts work on, enter to the families. So children's intellectuality will progress and families have no concern with selecting and buying the suitable soft wares for their children any more. Now after 5 years authorities and experts of section of computer productions have gained suitable and useful experiences from producing the software in Iran and how it is possible to produce suitable and new softwares according to Iran's facilities and recognizing the most capable persons, new suitable programs, presenting creative ideas to have suitable productions according to culture and domestic believes and geographic characteristics of great Iranian children. In simultaneous with these attempts, organizations of the country became more familiar with this section and its activities and started to cooperate with Institute for the intellectual development of children and youth. Activities of this center led to gaining two, first and second prizes from the third festival of multi media of growth. 1 Holding the first session of studying the computer games called Strategic games in the 5th of June 2004 with the presence of more than 80 persons of cultural authorities of the country. 2 Holding the second session of studying the computer games called violent games in the 12th of December 2004 with the presence of more than 50 persons of authorities of the country. 3 Surveying external games in different contexts and presenting forms which experts worked on. 4 Holding the third session of studying the computer games called Fear in the 8th august 2005 with the presence of more than 30 persons of authorities of the country.
Participating in festival and exhibition of Growth multi media The first professional exhibition of computer games National festival and exhibition of digital Medias and multi media softwares National and international prizes: 8 prizes from the festival of digital Medias and a letter of commendation (Golden and Silver Prizes) of Growth festival.