This website was created for the IES Efficacy Trial that ran from 2012-2016. This study examined whether research-based software for assigning and assessing online homework can improve teaching practices and increase student learning. Schools participated for two years in an overall four-year study.
The data collection portion of the study is complete. This page displays the details the study results.
The rest of this site still has a lot of the materials we used for recruitment and they are being left here for historical purposes.
Watch the a recording of the webinar that goes into greater detail about the study results.
This was four-year study funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute for Educational Sciences and is a collaboration of leading non-profit research centers at the University of Maine, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and SRI International. Results will be measured using the Common Core Standards