Thomas Piggott
User Experience Lead

Must research be so boring?

Not if I have anything to say about it! Relaunching Gale's elementary school product, Kids InfoBits, meant far more than a name change and streamlining into another product suite. Becoming In Context: Elementary, the project aimed to provide a renewed focus on our youngest learners, Kindergarteners through 5th graders. Their experience had to be tailored to their unique needs:

The Old Experience: Out of Balance

We wanted to engage with students' natural curiousity and that meant making a browse path that encouraged exploration. Before we could do that, we had to identify problems with the browse path:

The New Experience: Harmonious use of Engaging Images and Text

Now take a look at the gallery below, the updated design. The following improvements to browse were made:

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