Flash and Shockwave

Macromedia Director and Macromedia Flash have made a clear impact on the quality of student work recently. A significant number of ThinkQuest sites made use of it.

The ability to construct interactive movies with a point and click interface allows a student to be creative in ways that are far more visually appealing than a JavaScript multiple choice quiz.

As well as the inevitable adventure game created to rehearse a series of skills; simulated experiments can involve investigations of mathematical and physical laws.

Sadly, you will need an appropriate plug-in if you wish to see an example of shockwave...

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