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 study results are published in the AERA Open journal

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