teachers sitting around a table

Before the pilot begins, allow time to establish student accounts, orient educators to the tool’s features, and provide information about troubleshooting and support services.

To encourage consistent implementation, identify a pilot coordinator to conduct weekly or bi-weekly check-ins with educators to gather data and encourage use.

Support Educators

Tips for Success!

A list of tips
  • Ensure educators have a specific point of contact for accessing technical and instructional support
  • Offer guidance on how much time students need to engage with a tool in order to see impact

Tools & Resources

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Lea(R)n Research-based Rubric for Grading Ed Tech From Lea(R)n

LearnPlatform’s peer-reviewed edtech grading rubric provides a research-backed structure for educator feedback and insights on instructional technologies with context.

Tool

Teacher Weekly Implementation Checks

A four-question survey for teachers to assess implementation during a pilot study.

Resource

Fulton Job Description From Fulton

A school district job description used to advertise for an edtech pilot coordinator position.

Resource

LearnPlatform Resource Center From Lea(R)n

Library of free resources with which educators and administrators can support momentum to find, buy, manage and measure educational technology easily and effectively. Resources include FAQs, videos, etc.

Resource

Teachers as Researchers: The Power of Mindset

Tips from a teacher about how to conduct action research in your classroom.

Resource

Three Ways to Help Teachers Use Research

Helpful suggestions to create a culture of research and data use at your school.

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Vista TOSA Job Description From Vista

An example list of requirements for a Pilot Program Manager and Facilitator role in Vista Unified School District.