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Title:  WWC Quick Review of the Report "Effectiveness of Reading and Mathematics Software products: Findings for Two Student Cohorts"
Description: See the one-page WWC Quick Review of a study that looked at the effects of ten reading and mathematics software products on student achievement. "Effectiveness of Reading and Mathematics Software Products: Findings for Two Student Cohorts" randomly assigned teachers to either receive training and materials to incorporate commercial computer software into their curriculum or to continue using their regular curriculum. Analyzing data on more than 11,000 students in 23 primarily urban, low-income school districts, the study found that one of six products reading products had positive effects on test scores; none of the four math products did.
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Cover Date: March 2010
Web Release: March 23, 2010
Publication #: WWC QRER0323
Center/Program: WWC
Associated Centers: NCEE
Type of Product: Quick Review
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