Digital Promise contributes to the education and learning sciences field by publishing research, implementation, and evaluation studies. Our reports on topics of interest—including learner variability, maker education, and family engagement—put us in conversation with policymakers and thought leaders on the issues facing education leaders today.
To access our full archive of publications, visit the Digital Promise Resource Repository.
Discover a selection of resources from across Digital Promise initiatives.
Prevalence of Coaching and Approaches to Supporting Coaching in Education
This report discusses the findings of a national survey, which explores the prevalence of and existing support for instructional coaching and offers recommendations for improvement.
Deepening Science Engagement with Challenge Based Learning: Research Report
This research report is based on findings from the Challenge Based Science Learning Project and its larger implications for the fields of Next Generation Science Learning and Open Educational Resources.
Market Signals for Research-Based Innovations
This paper shares plans for a Product Certifications Pilot aimed at disrupting the way edtech is chosen by developing the market signal for products that are grounded in learning sciences research.
With Schools Closed and Distance Learning the Norm, How Is Your District Meeting the Needs of Its Students?
Digital Promise and The Education Trust partnered to share ideas that district leaders and education advocates can consider when planning for how to continue teaching and supporting students during COVID-19. This report features examples from districts in the League of Innovative Schools and considers the needs of our most vulnerable students.
Designing a Process for Inclusive Innovation: A Radical Commitment to Equity
This paper presents Inclusive Innovation, a model that reimagines authority, decision-making, and risk in the context of education R&D, and provides an overarching framework for authentically engaging underrepresented stakeholders.
Research and Educator Micro-credentials
This paper examines how Digital Promise has ensured the content of the micro-credentials in its ecosystem, and the process for earning them, are anchored in rigorous research.
Pipeline and Retention of Teachers of Color: Systems and Structures Impeding Growth and Sustainability in the United States
This literature review summarizes research on factors that contribute to the continuing decline in the teacher of color workforce and presents promising practices to improve teacher of color recruitment and retention.
Learning in the 21st Century: How the American Public, Parents, and Teachers View Educational Priorities and How to Achieve Them
Year two of the Learner Variability Project’s national survey digs deeper into the views of public school teachers, parents, and the general public on educational priorities and how to achieve them.
Tapping Data for Frontline Development
This report explores how seamless and secure data sharing can create more effective learning and career pathways for frontline workers.