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States: Ed tech is raising student achievement

By Dennis Pierce, Managing Editor
July 1st, 2007

This fall, nine states will be presenting their findings after three years of federally funded research into technology's impact on teaching and learning--and an early look at these findings shows some promising results.

In West Virginia, for example, a program to provide school-based professional development in the use of classroom technologies has led to more widespread use of technology by teachers and students--and that increase, in turn, has been linked with achievement gains in reading and math.

In Texas, a program that gave laptop computers to students and teachers in some middle schools has been shown to improve school communications, reduce

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  • States: Ed tech is raising student achievement

    By Dennis Pierce, Managing Editor, eSchool News
    July 1st, 2007

    This fall, nine states will be presenting their findings after three years of federally funded research into technology's impact on teaching and learning--and an early look at these findings shows some promising results.

    In West Virginia, for example, a program to provide school-based professional development in the use of classroom technologies has led to more widespread use of technology by teachers and students--and that increase, in turn, has been linked with achievement gains in reading and math.

    In Texas, a program that gave laptop computers to students and teachers in some middle schools has been shown to

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