Does the resource make effective use of the medium?
Is the navigation throughout the site intuitive?
Is the content exportable in a variety of file formats such as wpd, doc, pdf, xls, etc.?
Not at all or slightly
Are the presentation controls (e.g. sizing, resolutions, volume, etc.) suitable for the classroom?
Are images clear?
Is the sound quality clear?
Is the interface uncluttered?
Accessible for people with disabilities. (Look for personal preferences tools, adjustable font size, volume controls).
Print and online help provided in simple and brief segments (FAQ, Quick help, etc.)
Search by file type (audio, graphics, photo, etc.)
Search engine can search the entire site
Provides file format options for saving
Displays in mobile devices
This resource has a consistent layout and design throughout for topic display, searching, and site tools. Consistent display and use of topic and subtopic tiles and subject lists make the database easy to navigate for a range of elementary students. Images paired with topic tiles enhance navigation. This resource can be translated into a variety of languages which is beneficial for ELL learners. While file export is limited to PDF formats, students and educators have options to print, email, and send sources to both Google Drive and One Drive.