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  1. 1. StageCast: An Overview Yin Wah Kreher
  2. 2. Company website: http:// www.stagecast.com /
  3. 3. Trailer Intro How-to
  4. 4. Background Pt 1 <ul><li>award-winning software/Java-based authoring tool suitable for children (11 & up) to create and publish simulations, games, stories and lessons </li></ul><ul><li>users can make personalized worlds and then animate them without any programming knowledge </li></ul>
  5. 5. How-to <ul><li>launch tutorial </li></ul>
  6. 6. How-to <ul><li>launch software > create a sim </li></ul>
  7. 7. How-to <ul><li>start with a blank stage </li></ul>
  8. 8. Create characters <ul><li>use the program or import </li></ul>
  9. 9. Add rules
  10. 10. Add rules
  11. 11. Create rules
  12. 12. Create rule order
  13. 13. Educational value <ul><li>use problem-solving skills to conceptualize their ‘worlds’ and translate them into actual simulations </li></ul><ul><li>receive immediate feedback as they create new rules and apply them </li></ul><ul><li>learn how to use computer tools, manipulate graphics, define rules, and set parameters - transferable to other areas of computer use </li></ul>
  14. 14. Ratings http://www.superkids.com/aweb/pages/reviews/problem/6/stagecast/merge.shtml
  15. 15. Closing Thoughts Have fun! “ ”

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