Pilot Study Briefs - Edtech Pilot Framework

Pilot Study Briefs

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.

ReadWorks Pilot Study Brief

ReadWorks’ goal for seeking a partnership grant was to infuse the latest research on learner variability into their platform design to better support the full diversity of learners.

Achieve3000 Pilot Study Brief

The goal of Cajon Valley’s pilot was to improve reading outcomes for English Learners at risk of becoming Long Term English Learners.

BrainPOP ESL Pilot Study Brief

The goal of Vista’s pilot was to find a tool that supports their middle and secondary newcomers practice language development and grammar skills.

Microsoft OneNote Pilot Study Brief 
From South Fayette School District

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.

INVENTORCloud Pilot Study Brief 
From South Fayette School District

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

Amplify Games Pilot Study Brief

The goal of the pilot was to get the students to play Amplify Games’ educational games outside of the classroom during leisure time.

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.

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.

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