Tools & Resources - Edtech Pilot Framework

Tools & Resources

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.).

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Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) 
From Florida Center for Instructional Technology

The Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) provides a framework for describing and targeting the use of technology to enhance learning.

LearnPlatform Starter 
From Lea(R)n

Always free, LearnPlatform for Administrators provides access to the largest database of edtech products, including teacher grades, broken down by categories including feedback, usage, impact, and price to help them support the academic freedom of their educators while upholding resource allocation responsibilities for support, PD and implementation needs. LearnPlatform for Administrators also includes real-time organization-wide edtech usage information via easy-to-access and understand dashboards.

LearnPlatform Chrome Extensions District Installation Guide 
From Lea(R)n

Quick install guide for G Suite for Education (formerly GAFE) administrators to implement Chrome Extensions district-wide for visibility into teacher and student edtech tool access, and offer district-wide users research-based grades for those products via their browser.

Personalize Learning @ Scale Self-Assessment 
From Lea(R)n

Quick (10-minute) self-assessment that district administrators can take to gauge and compare their edtech management status and gather aggregated from like districts, as well as receive a custom report with actionable steps for their organization to personalize learning at scale.

Glossary: Research and Analysis Terminology 
From Lea(R)n

Curated glossary of research terminology to assist educators and administrators with defining edtech measurement and efficacy needs, as well as deciphering data sets, analytics, reports and other academic studies and materials.

LearnPlatform Resource Center 
From Lea(R)n

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

LearnPlatform Edtech Usage Dashboard 
From Lea(R)n

LearnPlatform provides free real-time edtech analytics usage information to administrators so they can quickly and easily gain a comprehensive view of what edtech is actually being used across their schools and district.

LearnCommunity Product Library 
From Lea(R)n

Always free, LearrnPlatform’s database of edtech products, including teacher grades, is the largest in the country. It is broken down by categories including feedback, usage, impact, and price to help teachers select the best tool for their classrooms and share with peers.

The Ed Tech Round Up: Reviews 
From The Ed Tech Round Up

This site provides reviews of many edtech products and provides opportunities to discover and potentially select educational technologies for piloting.

Evaluation Taxonomy 
From Learning Assembly

The Learning Assembly Evaluation Taxonomy describes various types of evaluations as well as examples of engaging with educators and learnings, in real life education environments, with products and practices designed to demonstrate a positive effect on student learning, teacher practice, and/or learning environment.

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