Software Evaluation Henrico County Public Schools Software Title: Publisher: Type of Software: Age Range: Hardware Requirements: Subject Area(s): Objectives: 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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