Evaluation Matrix 2: Scootle

Name of teaching resource

Scootle

Weblink (if web based)

http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/pin/SPUCIQ?userid=472372

Who should this digital teaching resource be used with? (ie year/grade)

The resources are all relevant to year four; it outlines the curriculum for the year and subject.

How should it be used? (e.g. individual, whole class)

Scootle is used for educators to find resources relevant to their specific year and subject. It is used for educators to pick the appropriate activities they would like to apply in their classroom. It can then be placed in their subject folders to be used when needed.

Which subject or learning area would it be most appropriate to use in?

Scootle can be used for all subjects and learning areas as it is linked to the curriculum and has a large variety of teaching resources.

Identify the strengths of this teaching resource

Scootle is very easy to use and navigate around. As it is specifically an Australian teaching resource, the subjects and years are directly linked to the Australian curriculum. The resource explains how to use this resource, the purpose and how it aligns with the curriculum.

Identify any weaknesses of this teaching resource

There is so much information in this teaching resource and all relevant to the curriculum it will be easy to overload.

Explain any ideas you may have for further use of this teaching resource

Saving the resources in the folders will allow for teachers to reuse the resource the following year. This will also advantage the teacher as they have used it before and can adjust the resource to make it better. It can also be used to collaborate with other educators and get feedback.

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