angle-up angle-right angle-down angle-left close user menu open menu closed search globe bars phone store

Does It Compute? The Relationship Between Educational Technology and Student Achievement in Mathematics

Wenglinsky, Harold
Publication Year:
ETS Policy Information Center Report
Document Type:
Page Count:
Subject/Key Words:
Computer Uses in Education Educational Technology Elementary School Mathematics Elementary School Students Mathematics Achievement Personal Computers (PCs) Secondary School Students


This Policy Information Report presents new evidence on the effectiveness of educational technology. Analyzing data from the 1996 National Assessment of Educational Progress, it finds that the effectiveness of school computers depends upon how they are used; some uses are associated with improved student academic performance and school climate, while other uses are not.

Read More