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.

Avonworth Think Through Math Pilot Study Brief From Avonworth

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.

South Fayette Finch Robotic Devices Pilot Study Brief From South Fayette

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.

South Fayette Microsoft OneNote Pilot Study Brief

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

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

Avonworth Puzzlets Pilot Study Brief

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

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.

TenMarks: Summer Learning Study Brief

The results of a study where the goal was to maintain math knowledge over the summer for middle school students who opt into the program using TenMarks.

Mathspace: Summer Learning Study Brief

Results of a study where students were encouraged to use Mathspace (an adaptive math program that offers step-by-step feedback to students as they complete problems) for 30 minutes, 3 times a week.

eSpark: Summer Learning Study Brief

Results of a study where students were assigned to use eSpark for reading 30 minutes per day throughout the summer.

Amplify Games: Summer Learning Study Brief

Pilot results for study where students were assigned to use Amplify Games 30 minutes a day at home to practice literacy skills and prevent summer learning loss.