Title: Kid's Studio
Source: Storm Software, Inc.
Number of Players: 1 or more
Special Equipment/Facilities Needed: CD-Rom
Subject Area: Language Arts
Objectives: This software allows students
to create their own stories including recording their own voice, animation,
Brief Description: The software package
has a "Treasure Chest Browser" to choose pictures and can also use CD pictures
to personalize. Sound can be added.
Entry Capabilities Required:
Relevance to objectives: 5
The CD rom can be copied. There is a tutorial included. Animation
is included or can be created by the user. Sounds can be added.
Provides practice of relevant skills:
Likely to arouse/maintain interest: 5
Likely to be comprehended clearly: 5
Technical quality (durable, attractive):
Game: Winning dependent on player actions (rather
than chance): 5
Simulation: Validity of game model (realistic,
accurate depiction): 5
Evidence of effectiveness (e.g. field-test
Clear directions for play: 5
Effectiveness of debriefing:
None that I can think of.
Reviewer: Cindy Jock
Date: September 17, 1998
Computer System Reviewed on: Macintosh
PowerPC 6500/250, 32mb ram.