A four-year, $3 million study funded by the Institute of Education Sciences and the U.S. Department of Education found that Algebra I students whose teachers used TI-Navigator networked classroom technology achieved higher math test scores and were more confident in their math abilities.

Researchers gathered data on 127 Algebra I teachers and 1,128 students from 28 states. Students whose teachers used the Navigator system scored 14 percentage points higher on a custom Algebra I test on average, compared with students whose teachers did not use the system.

Another research project—the Classroom Connectivity in Mathematics and Science Project, based at Ohio State University...

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