PILOT TRAINING: Ever wonder what evaluation rubric DC Public Schools uses to assess competing edtech products? Or what about a job spec for the person in charge of piloting tools in schools? And how soon should districts start vetting products that fit their instructional needs? Redwood City, CA-based nonprofit, Digital Promise has compiled a collection of short profiles and handy tools to guide educators on working with researchers and companies to set up edtech pilots. We’ve also got five simple tips for edtech dating to help school leaders find the right tools. As the old adage goes: try before you buy.