Within the piece, the acronym of S.P.L.E.R.N. is used to evaluate educational
material. Select and view an educational program and evaluate its
effectiveness using the criteria defined by this acronym as well as other
elements discussed in the webcast and in your own research. Possible
programs include, but are not limited to, Sid the Science Kid, Between the
Lions, Magic School Bus, Super Why, and Sesame Street. Many
episodes are available for online viewing.
In a three- to four-page paper (plus title and reference pages), include the
A brief summary of your chosen program
An evaluation of its quality based on the S.P.L.E.R.N.
criteria and other research you conducted
An analysis of its potential as an educational tool
within the media center or classroom setting
Refer to the webcast, your chosen program, your text, and at
least one additional resource in your paper. Remember to cite your
sources using proper APA format