Project Red Research Findings Research findings from the first large-scale national study to identify and prioritize the factors that make some U.S. K-12 technology implementations perform dramatically better than others (2010).
Time for Teachers: Leveraging Time to Strengthen Instruction & Empower Teachers Published by the National Center on Time and Learning (NCTL), examines 17 high-performing and fast-improving schools around the country that have taken advantage of expanded school schedules to provide students with more time for engaging academic and enrichment classes and teachers with more time to collaborate with colleagues, analyze students data, create new lesson plans, and develop new skills.
Interactive Planning Dashboard A free, interactive planning tool that lets districts assess their readiness, identify gaps, select from suggested strategies, and make a plan to transition successfully to digital learning in the seven key categories of the Future Ready Framework: Personalized Professional Learning; Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment; Budget and Resources; Community Partnerships; Privacy and Data; Use of Space and Time; Technology Infrastructure; and Collaborative Leadership.
STNA: School Technology Needs Assessment Published by the Friday Institute STNA (say "Stenna") helps school-level decision makers - administrators, technology facilitators, media coordinators, or technology committee members - collect data to plan and improve uses of technology in teaching and learning activities. The STNA is designed to be completed by teachers and other educators working directly with students, and administered to the entire staff of any school for which needs are being assessed.
Roadmap to 21st Century Learning Environments Created by Cable Impacts Foundation, the Partnership for 21st Century Learning and the State Educational Technology Directors Association to help schools develop plans for 21st century learning.
Virtual Learning Program Rubric Developed by the Northeast Comprehensive Center in cooperation with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, the New York State Department of Education, and the Rhode Island Department of Education, the guide is designed to help districts evaluate virtual learning programs for quality and rigor.