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

ST Math Pilot Study Brief From Highline Public Schools

The goal was to study all digital tools to determine impact on student achievement in respective content areas as measured by standards-based metrics.

Front Row Ed Pilot Study Brief From Owsley County

The pilot goal was to achieve target weekly student growth, and increase the number of grade level standards that each student has mastered, as identified by the content provider, for nine consecutive weeks.

Electronics Unit using Raspberry Pi for the Technology Education Course From South Fayette School District

The goal was to pilot the design of an electronics and manufacturing unit to be embedded into a technology education course for grades 9-12, utilizing Raspberry Pi and extensions.

Newsela Pilot Study Brief From Talladega County Schools

Talladega County’s goal for this pilot was to increase volume of reading within the classroom and, in turn, increase overall reading achievement.

Think Through Math Pilot Study Brief From Avonworth School District

The goal of Avonworth’s study was to provide students with an opportunity to increase foundational math skills at an accelerated pace to ensure proficiency.

Finch Robotic Devices Pilot Study Brief From South Fayette School District

The goal of South Fayette’s study was to determine if we could deepen students’ understanding in computational thinking through computer programming and increase motivation and engagement in learning a programming language by having students program a robotic device.

Apple’s Swift Playgrounds Pilot Study Brief From Elizabeth Forward School District

The goal of this pilot was to help students transition from block-base coding to text-base coding in 5th grade.