A successful user test is one that is carefully planned.
Successful user testing will help you learn what works and what doesn’t as you design your website.
Have clear test objectives
Parents are the first and foremost educators of their children.
Sacajawea became part of the expedition when her French-Canadian trader husband was hired to be an interpreter for Lewis and Clark.
In a perfect world, the first design would be the perfect design. Users would love it, easily interact with it, and there would be no need for changes. Unfortunately, that rarely happens, if ever. That’s why user testing is important.
Test with the right users
Be present with the kids, engage in their curiosities, pursue their passions, and interact with them in the moment.
There is a great workbook for kids (access online) where you can learn more about the Sacajawea, the expedition and her people with fun activities like crack the codes, learn Indian Hand Talk. and make your own tipi.
Recruit test prospects constantly
Have not been involved in the design or development
Represent your target audience
Are willing to give honest feedback
The Center’s engaging scavenger hunt is a great way for kids to learn more about this region. It was a fun learning experience that helped our girls to connect with life back in the mining days.