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Increasing the amount of evidence in the edtech marketplace benefits all districts. Pilot results are most useful when they clearly describe the users and how the edtech tool was implemented. Sharing your results can help educators and district leaders find products that have been tested in contexts similar to their own.

Sharing Findings

Tips for Success!

A list of tips
  • Clearly articulate how the product was implemented and who the users were
  • Make sure your data supports the claims you make

Tools & Resources

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Tool

Pilot Study Brief Template

A reporting template to succinctly share pilot results within a district and with external peers and partners.

Resource

Ed Tech RCE Coach: Example Findings Brief From Mathematica Policy Research, Inc

This is an example of the final report that will be generated if you use the Ed Tech RCE Coach to guide your pilot study and analyze the results.

Resource

Ed Tech RCE Coach: Summarize Context From Mathematica Policy Research, Inc

This guide helps you create a description of your education technology and the context in which it was used in your pilot study, to more effectively communicate the results.

Resource

Lea(R)n Case Studies From Lea(R)n

Case studies about ed tech usage and efficacy from LearnPlatform research.

Resource

LearnPlatform Case Studies From LearnPlatform

Case studies about ed-tech usage and efficacy from LearnPlatform’s research.

Pilot Study Briefs

Pilot Study Brief

Amplify Games: Summer Learning Study Brief

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

Pilot Study Brief

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.

Pilot Study Brief

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.

Pilot Study Brief

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.

Pilot Study Brief

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.

Pilot Study Brief

Highline: Ratio Rancher Pilot Study

Pilot results for Highline district’s study of Ratio Rancher

Pilot Study Brief

Kettle Moraine: Mathspace Pilot Study Brief

Pilot results for the Kettle Moraine district’s study of Mathspace

Pilot Study Brief

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.

Pilot Study Brief

Mineola: Mathspace Pilot Study Brief

Pilot results for the Mineola district’s study of Mathspace

Pilot Study Brief

Onslow: Mathspace Pilot Study Brief

Pilot results for the Onslow district’s study of Mathspace