A variety of tools and protocols were utilized in each phase of the project.

Phases 1 & 2- Teacher Engagement in California

Project Description

Description of Project and Expectations for Teacher Researcher Group:


All Teacher Researchers were given this Pre-Survey:

Observation Keys

Teacher Researchers used this Annotation Key as they Searched for Resources

Focus Group and Interview Protocols

Teachers Participated in a Focus Group to address these questions:

Environmental Scan

A scan of comparable digital collections and tools was conducted using the following guidelines:

Phase 3- Prototype Testing in Washington DC with Pearson Summer Institute Teachers

Observations performed by research team during prototype testing were recorded on an Annotation Key:

Phase 3 Teacher Survey Tools:

Teachers completed surveys at the conclusion of their prototype testing cycle.