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Beyond the Basics: Improving Post-Primary Content Delivery through Classroom Technology

Resource type
Conference Paper
Authors/contributors
Title
Beyond the Basics: Improving Post-Primary Content Delivery through Classroom Technology
Abstract
Using an RCT in middle schools in Pakistan, we test the effect of a governmentimplemented in-class technology and brief teacher training intervention on student achievement in grade level mathematics and science. After only 4 months of exposure, student achievement increased by 0.2-0.3 standard deviations on math and science tests, 52 to 120 percent more than the control group, and students were more likely to pass the provincially standardized high stakes exams. Increased efforts by both students and teachers indicate a complementarity between technology and other inputs in education production. At a scale of 100 schools, this program is extremely cost-effective.
Date
2019
Conference Name
RISE Annual Conference 2019
Pages
41
Language
en
Library Catalog
Zotero
Citation
Beg, S., Lucas, A. M., Halim, W., & Saif, U. (2019). Beyond the Basics: Improving Post-Primary Content Delivery through Classroom Technology. 41. https://doi.org/10.3386/w25704