A collection of tools and resources to design and conduct pilots, analyze their collected data, and potentially negotiate and purchase edtech tools. Tools are actionable (templates, surveys, etc.) while Resources are references (publications, websites, etc.).

For definitions of our taxonomies, see our About section.

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Pilot Study Brief Template

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

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Pilot to Purchase Project Report

Results from a study of six school districts piloting edtech tools, including a look at how they made purchasing decisions.

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Digital Promise Edtech Pilot Teacher Post-Surveys

A survey to capture changes in teachers’ attitudes and skills at the end of the pilot.

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Digital Promise Edtech Pilot Teacher Pre-Surveys

A survey for teachers to understand their readiness to begin a pilot as well as baseline attitudes and skills.

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Digital Promise Edtech Pilot Student Post-Surveys

A survey used to capture changes in student attitudes and skills at the end of the pilot.

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Digital Promise Edtech Pilot Student Pre-Surveys

A survey used to gather baseline data from students before the pilot begins.

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Digital Promise Teacher Focus Group Protocol

A protocol to conduct in-person focus groups to measure changes in teacher attitudes and skills, and district context and readiness for change, over the course of an edtech product pilot.

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Digital Promise Pilot to Purchase Teacher Survey Questions (Instrument)

A 55-question survey for teachers about their experience using a new edtech product in a pilot study.

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Digital Promise Pilot to Purchase Student Survey Questions (Instrument)

A 22-question survey for students about their experience using a new edtech product in a pilot study.

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Pilot Planning Checklist

A checklist to help you plan for a successful edtech pilot.