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2004-2005 The Wireless Writing Program

Date: 2005
Author: Dr. Sharon Jeroski
Affiliation: Peace River North (SD 60) and Horizon Research & Evaluation Inc.
Keywords: writing, laptops; improving student writing


Research director, Dr. Sharon Jeroski, reported on the direct impact for sixth and seventh grade students in British Columbia's Peace River North School District. These students were provided access to laptops with the objective of improving student writing ability

Key Findings:

Findings state that 88% of students met grade level expectations in writing while nearly half of all students reached the top two levels of achievement, an increase from 36% in 2004 to 46% in 2005.

Source Article: http://www.csf.bc.ca/doc_pdf/technologie/la_recherche/peace_river_north.pdf