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Evaluation of teacher and student friendly websites.

Evaluation of teacher and student friendly websites.

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  • 1. Web Site Evaluation Form URL:Website Title: http://teacher.scholastic.com/homepagebuilder/index.htScholastic mTarget Learner: Subject/topic: st1 grade Language ArtsEvaluator: Date:Jessica Pickrell March 27, 2011Instruction:Use the following criteria to rate the quality of the website of your choice (1 being the lowest and5 being the highest). Be sure to provide a rationale to support your judgment andrecommendation of the website. CRITERIA RATING CONTENT 5 4 3 2 1 1 Website is affiliated with a reputable organization. X 2 Learning goals/objectives are clearly stated. X 3 Learning activities are student-centered. X 4 Author/webmaster’s contact information is provided. X 5 Content information is accurate and bias free. X 6 Content information is reliable. X 7 Content information is up to date. X 8 Content information is grade/age appropriate. X 9 Grammar and spelling are accurate. X 10 Website information complies with copyright laws. X 11 Bibliographic references are provided. X 12 Website provides high-level user interactivity. X Subtotal: 54 /60 points DESIGN 5 4 3 2 1 13 Overall screen display is visually pleasing. X 14 Text is legible. X 15 Multimedia enhances learning. X 16 Multimedia elements work properly. X Subtotal: 20 /20 points NAVIGATION 5 4 3 2 1 17 All links work properly. X 18 All links are clearly labeled. X 19 A site map is provided. X 20 Website is easy to navigate. X Subtotal: 20 /20 points GRAND TOTAL (Content + Design + Navigation): 94 /100 points Excellent: Above 90 Good: 75-89 Fair: 60-74 Poor: Below 60Rationale for recommendation: Write a couple of paragraphs to 1)The evaluation proves thissite is a great tool for teachers. Scholastic has made a great name for themselves and thewebsite proves that to be true., 2) I would use this website and I know it will benefit me in thefuture. and 3) This website provides so many great links and such great information. The nameonly is so reliable.
  • 2. Web Site Evaluation FormWebsite Title: URL:Toon University http://www.toonuniversity.com/aol/aol_language_k2.aspTarget Learner: Subject/topic:1st Grade Language ArtsEvaluator: Date:Jessica Pickrell March 27, 2011Instruction:Use the following criteria to rate the quality of the website of your choice (1 being the lowest and5 being the highest). Be sure to provide a rationale to support your judgment andrecommendation of the website. CRITERIA RATING CONTENT 5 4 3 2 1 1 Website is affiliated with a reputable organization. X 2 Learning goals/objectives are clearly stated. X 3 Learning activities are student-centered. X 4 Author/webmaster’s contact information is provided. X 5 Content information is accurate and bias free. X 6 Content information is reliable. X 7 Content information is up to date. X 8 Content information is grade/age appropriate. X 9 Grammar and spelling are accurate. X 10 Website information complies with copyright laws. X 11 Bibliographic references are provided. X 12 Website provides high-level user interactivity. X Subtotal: 55 /60 points DESIGN 5 4 3 2 1 13 Overall screen display is visually pleasing. X 14 Text is legible. X 15 Multimedia enhances learning. X 16 Multimedia elements work properly. X Subtotal: 20 /20 points NAVIGATION 5 4 3 2 1 17 All links work properly. X 18 All links are clearly labeled. X 19 A site map is provided. X 20 Website is easy to navigate. X Subtotal: 15 /20 points GRAND TOTAL (Content + Design + Navigation): 90 /100 points Excellent: Above 90 Good: 75-89 Fair: 60-74 Poor: Below 60Rationale for recommendation: Write a couple of paragraphs to 1) Even though this websitemay have received some lower marks it is still considered excellent. 2) I would use this website inmy classroom because it provides the children with good information and games. and 3) Some ofthe lower marks were because of missing items in the website, there was no site map that I couldfind, I did find one link to not work properly and there was no bibliographic references.
  • 3. Web Site Evaluation FormWebsite Title: URL:Best Webquests http://bestwebquests.com/bwq/listarea.asp?wqcatid=3&edidTarget Learner: Subject/topic:1st Grade Language ArtsEvaluator: Date:Jessica Pickrell March 27, 2011Instruction:Use the following criteria to rate the quality of the website of your choice (1 being the lowest and5 being the highest). Be sure to provide a rationale to support your judgment andrecommendation of the website. CRITERIA RATING CONTENT 5 4 3 2 1 1 Website is affiliated with a reputable organization. X 2 Learning goals/objectives are clearly stated. X 3 Learning activities are student-centered. X 4 Author/webmaster’s contact information is provided. X 5 Content information is accurate and bias free. X 6 Content information is reliable. X 7 Content information is up to date. X 8 Content information is grade/age appropriate. X 9 Grammar and spelling are accurate. X 10 Website information complies with copyright laws. X 11 Bibliographic references are provided. X 12 Website provides high-level user interactivity. X Subtotal: 49 /60 points DESIGN 5 4 3 2 1 13 Overall screen display is visually pleasing. X 14 Text is legible. X 15 Multimedia enhances learning. X 16 Multimedia elements work properly. X Subtotal: 17 /20 points NAVIGATION 5 4 3 2 1 17 All links work properly. X 18 All links are clearly labeled. X 19 A site map is provided. X 20 Website is easy to navigate. X Subtotal: 17 /20 points GRAND TOTAL (Content + Design + Navigation): 83 /100 points Excellent: Above 90 Good: 75-89 Fair: 60-74 Poor: Below 60Rationale for recommendation: Write a couple of paragraphs to 1) The result of this evaluationended up being in the “good” range. This is because the website was missing a few elements., 2)I might use this site, but it is kind of difficult to use with ease so I wouldn’t use it a lot., and 3) Thiswebsite was missing some elements like the site map, contact information, it wasn’t visuallypleasing, etc.
  • 4. Web Site Evaluation FormWebsite Title: URL:Super Teacher Tools http://www.superteachertools.comTarget Learner: Subject/topic:1st Grade Language ArtsEvaluator: Date:Jessica Pickrell March 27, 2011Instruction:Use the following criteria to rate the quality of the website of your choice (1 being the lowest and5 being the highest). Be sure to provide a rationale to support your judgment andrecommendation of the website. CRITERIA RATING CONTENT 5 4 3 2 1 1 Website is affiliated with a reputable organization. X 2 Learning goals/objectives are clearly stated. X 3 Learning activities are student-centered. X 4 Author/webmaster’s contact information is provided. X 5 Content information is accurate and bias free. X 6 Content information is reliable. X 7 Content information is up to date. X 8 Content information is grade/age appropriate. X 9 Grammar and spelling are accurate. X 10 Website information complies with copyright laws. X 11 Bibliographic references are provided. X 12 Website provides high-level user interactivity. X Subtotal: 51 /60 points DESIGN 5 4 3 2 1 13 Overall screen display is visually pleasing. X 14 Text is legible. X 15 Multimedia enhances learning. X 16 Multimedia elements work properly. X Subtotal: 20 /20 points NAVIGATION 5 4 3 2 1 17 All links work properly. X 18 All links are clearly labeled. X 19 A site map is provided. X 20 Website is easy to navigate. X Subtotal: 19 /20 points GRAND TOTAL (Content + Design + Navigation): 90 /100 points Excellent: Above 90 Good: 75-89 Fair: 60-74 Poor: Below 60Rationale for recommendation: Write a couple of paragraphs to 1) The results of this evaluationproved to make this an excellent website. It meets the needs of most of the elements andprovides great interactive games for children, 2) I would use this site for my future classroombecause it has such great ideas, and 3) The results show that the website includes the elementsneeded to be considered an excellent site to use. I think the use of this site will benefit thestudents and teachers.
  • 5. Grading Criteria Max Points Points Scored1 Completion 3 complete all components required in the form2 Accuracy: 3 Accurate rating, rationale, & score computation3 2 Quality of rationale: rationale supports judgment4 2 Logical recommendation Total 10