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How We Rate Children's Software

 

 

Software Ratings Charts:

Our visual ratings charts are determined according to the following evaluation sheet. Each category is rated out of 2, except for the "tilt", which is worth 10 points. The reviewer's tilt allows for considerations individual to the product that are not included in the other categories.

SAMPLE Evaluation form:

 

Educational Content:

Educ. Value

1.6

Quality of Learning

1.7

Quantity of ed.content

1.9

Effective learning?

1.8

Age-appropr. ed. content

1.9

Presentation:

Interface intuitive/user-fr

1.5

Aesthetics: graphics/sound

2

Smart features

1.7

Technical

2

Performance-smooth?

2

Play Value:

Charm & aesthetics

2

Level of interaction

1.5

Replay appeal

1.5

Dynamic aspects

1.8

Enjoyment

1.6

Originality/Value:

Concept & subject matter

2

Integrity

1.9

Originality

1.4

Cost vs. Worth

1.5

Replay in terms of content

1.8

Tilt:

8

Total:

86.2

 

 

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