Can One Laptop per Child Reduce the Digital Divide and Educational Gap? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Migrant Schools in Beijing

Mo, Di; Swinnen, Johan; Zhang, Linxiu; Yi, Hongmei; Qu, Qinghe; Boswell, Matthew; Rozelle, ScottStanford REAPWorld Development 2013

This report studies the way a One Laptop Per Child policy can have an impact on students' learning outcomes, self-esteem, and retention of lessons. REAP conducted the study via a randomized experiment in migrant schools in Beijing wherein they distributed laptops to 300 third-grade students and studied their skills after the 6 month intervention. 

Educational TechnologyCurriculum reform/designEast Asia and PacificChinaOriginal researchCase studyStudent support

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