The Pilot Study Briefs provide synthesized findings from school district-led edtech pilots to help education leaders make product selection decisions based on evidence. To find out more about which products work best in which context, explore the briefs below.

South Fayette Microsoft OneNote Pilot Study Brief From South Fayette

The goals of South Fayette’s pilot were to explore the use of Microsoft OneNote to create customized instructional materials, to examine the usability of the OneNote as a collaboration tool, and to test the affordances of OneNote as an assessment tool.

South Fayette INVENTORCloud Pilot Study Brief From South Fayette

South Fayette used INVENTORCloud to introduce students to the fundamentals of entrepreneurship in its 8th grade Technology Education classroom.

Elizabeth Forward Amplify Games Pilot Study Brief From Elizabeth Forward

The goal of the pilot was to get the students to play Amplify Games’ educational games outside of the classroom during leisure time.

Avonworth Puzzlets Pilot Study Brief From Avonworth

Avonworth’s pilot reviewed¬†Puzzlets learning affordances for communication, collaboration, creativity, and computational thinking in K-2 classrooms and evaluated whether Puzzlets provided an engaging alternative to other educational technology courseware.

Avonworth eSpark Pilot Study Brief From Avonworth

Avonworth School District ran a pilot to test the efficacy of the eSpark platform in providing engaging personalized learning content to help students of all levels make sustained academic progress, specifically in English Language Arts.