Do Technology Investments Pay Off? The Evidence Is In!


Penuel, W. R., Yarnall, L., & Simkins, M. B. (2000, Sept./Oct.). Do technology investments pay off? The evidence is in! Leadership, 30(1): 18-19.


In a 5-year evaluation of the $6.6 million Challenge 2000 Multimedia Project, technology-using students surpassed nonparticipating peers in developing critical 21st-century job skills. Multimedia Project students outperformed comparison students on content mastery, sensitivity to their audience, and coherent design capabilities. Standardized test results were comparable. (MLH)…

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