The CRAAP test to evaluate websites was developed by librarians at California State University, Chico and has been adapted by WMS librarians for instructional use in the middle school setting.
“CRAAP” is shorthand to help us remember that information should be current, relevant, accurate, have identifiable authorship, and an identifiable purpose.
Practicing the CRAAP test – beginning of the year:
Practicing the CRAAP test – mid-year:
- Researcher to review evidence of Amelia Earhart theory
- Amelia Earhart “survived heroically” as a castaway, study of skeletal remains suggests
- Mystery Deepens Over Bones Linked to Amelia Earhart
- Pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart “died as a castaway on desert island”