link Software

Click on this link to write your comments:
http://www.skrbl.com/55350966
http://docs.google.com/Doc?docid=dwch6hk_1jt39hh&hl=en

Scratch

What is it?

Scratch is a programming environment that students can use to create their own animated stories, video games, and interactive art and share their creations with one another across the Internet.

Strengths:

  • Free
  • Well supported with tutorials, help sheets etc
  • Challenging, open-ended and engaging
  • Suitable for ages 6 and up
  • Learn mathematical and computational ideas. Design Process.
  • Work can be shared online, others can comment and vice-versa.

Weaknesses:

  • Time consuming to learn advanced operation of the software
  • Quality of end product does not always reflect the hard work and rich learning that has got on.

Resources:

http://llk.media.mit.edu/projects.php?id=783
http://scratch.mit.edu/



RPG Maker XP

Download from http://www.enterbrain.co.jp/tkool/RPG_XP/eng/download.html

RPG (Role Playing games) Links
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RPG_Maker
http://members.chello.at/theodor.lauppert/games/rpgmaker.htm
http://rmlist.rpgsource.net/


GameMaker

Download from http://www.mindtools.tased.edu.au/gamemaker/default.htm





Other Resources:

More gaming software

http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/Directory/Tools/games.html


Creativity in Action Examples ?
http://www.ncaction.org.uk/creativity/new_examples.htm

Game Examples :
http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/

http://www.runescape.com/

http://www.alice.org/
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