Title: MY Own Stories
Source: Softkey Multimedia Inc.
Playing Time: undetermined
Cost: $ ?
Number of Players: 1
Special Equipment/Facilities Needed:
Subject Area: Writing
Objectives: To have students write and
publish their own stories
Brief Description: Students can write
their own stories and use the computer graphics to illustrate them and
add sound and animaiton.
Entry Capabilities Required: Small knowledge
of operating system
Relevance to objectives: 4
THis give students a chance to be creative and encourages them to write.
This could be a very useful tool in the classroom, perhaps by using it
as a reward the teacher could encourage the students to get their assignments
done in a timely manner and it does not stifle their creativity by using
computer graphics because it also offers a painting program as an option
Provides practice of relevant skills:
Likely to arouse/maintain interest: 4
Likely to be comprehended clearly: 5
Technical quality (durable, attractive):
Game: Winning dependent on player actions (rather
Simulation: Validity of game model (realistic,
accurate depiction): 4
Evidence of effectiveness (e.g. field-test
Clear directions for play: 5
Effectiveness of debriefing:4
Reviewer: Karah Baker
Date: February15, 1999
Computer System Reviewed on: Macintosh
PowerPC 6500/250, 32mb ram.