Title:kids works 2
Playing Time: no time limit
Number of Players: 1
Special Equipment/Facilities Needed: CD-Rom
Subject Area: wtiting
Objectives: to anable children to write
creatively facilitates early reading and to see the relation ship
between words and pictures.
Brief Description: Kids express themselves
with pictures words and sounds, it combines a word procrssor and paint
program into one multimedia activity.
Entry Capabilities Required: a lot
Relevance to objectives: 4 (If it is figured
out does what it says it is going to do)
Provides practice of relevant skills:2(The
game is designed to learn how to write)
Likely to arouse/maintain interest: 3
( might be boring)
Likely to be comprehended clearly: 2 (not
easy to understand)
Technical quality (durable, attractive)2
Game: Winning dependent on player actions (rather
than chance):4 NA
Simulation: Validity of game model (realistic,
accurate depiction): 4 NA
Evidence of effectiveness (e.g. field-test
Clear directions for play:
3 (Took me a while to figure out what to do!)
Effectiveness of debriefing:2
( the story is red back).
Weak Points: hard
Computer System Reviewed on: Macintosh
PowerPC 6500/250, 32mb ram.