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									                   Software Evaluation
              Henrico County Public Schools

Software Title:
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Evaluator:
Date Evaluated:
Please rate the following from 1 (lowest) to 3 (highest).

EDUCATIONAL VALUE
1-3 Points Software Feature
           Meets my educational and curriculum objectives.
           Incorporates sound teaching and learning principles.
           Offers adjustable levels of difficulty
           Motivates and encourages students through feedback
           related to learning activities
           Allows multiple solutions or approaches to problems
           Addresses various learning styles
           Branches to remediation and enrichment activities when
           appropriate
           Provides for collaborative learning experiences
           Concepts and vocabulary relevant to students’ abilities.
           TOTAL POINTS

CONTENT
1 – 3 points Software Feature
             Current and error-free information
             Bias-free viewpoints and graphics
             Balanced representation of cultural, ethnic, and racial
             groups
             Variety of activities, with options for increasing complexity
             TOTAL POINTS
EASE OF USE
1–3       Software Feature
points
          Provides on-screen help and instructions
          User can navigate through program without difficulty
          Provides materials for enrichment and remedial
          activities
          Intuitive icons, menus, and directional symbols that
          foster independent use
          User can control pace and sequence
          TOTAL POINTS

PRESENTATION
 1–3     Software Feature
 points
         Information is presented in a manner to stimulate
         imagination and curiosity
         Use of appropriate and supportive feedback
         Legible text and print size that is appropriate for the
         intended audience
         Examples and illustrations are relevant to the content
         Sound that is clearly understandable and consistent in
         quality and volume
         Content is presented in a developmentally appropriate
         and logical way
         TOTAL POINTS

Comments:
____________Total points for all categories

Would you recommend this software for purchase? Please explain.

								
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