The I CAN Learn® Program has been used in K-12 classrooms and colleges nationwide for over 15 years. Along the way it has garnered a large body of scientifically based research that underscores its effectiveness in teaching math, closing math achievement gaps, and raising high-stakes test scores. Below you will find a collection of studies and related data that documents this program's real-world effectiveness in the field.
Study shows that the I CAN Learn® Program made a significant contribution to the improvement in high-stakes mathematics test scores in Orleans Parish schools. Positive effects were noted across teachers and schools.
A PDF detailing the first installment of an ongoing series of I CAN Learn® Webinars. Initially presented on Jan 18, 2011, this webinar focused on the White Paper mentioned below.
White Paper published by the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE) which details how the I CAN Learn® Program has effectively employed technology to teach mathematics in schools nationwide.
Technology's Edge: The Educational Benefits of Computer-Aided Instruction (Abstract)
Abstract of an RCT study conducted by researchers from Princeton University and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. (July 2008)
Technology's Edge: The Educational Benefits of Computer-Aided Instruction
Complete RCT study conducted by researchers from Princeton University and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago documenting the program’s success at closing the achievement gap at-scale. (July 2008)
What Works Clearinghouse Study 2009
Study by the US Department of Education’s What Works Clearinghouse that finds the I CAN Learn® Program has “positive effects” on math learning.
What Works Clearinghouse Appendix 2009
Detailed appendix to the aforementioned What Works Clearinghouse Study.
LAUSD - Sepulveda Middle School 2008 CST results
Chart detailing the performance on the 2008 CST of California students using the I CAN Learn® Program versus traditionally taught students both within the LAUSD and statewide.
LAUSD - Sepulveda-Northridge Results 2005-2006
Two California schools using the I CAN Learn® Program realize big gains on the CST. Both schools, which ranked below average prior to implementation, surpassed district averages in 2006.
LAUSD - Sepulveda Results 2005
Chart detailing how students using the I CAN Learn® Program outperformed traditionally taught students in the LAUSD in 2005.
Oklahoma Success Chart 2009
Chart detailing how Oklahoma Schools Realized Big Gains on OCCT Scores in 2009.
Oklahoma Letter from Sandy Garrett
A personal letter from Oklahoma State Superintendent of Education Sandy Garrett detailing the I CAN Learn® Program’s record of success in Oklahoma schools.
Williamsport PA Study: EETT Grant Evaluation Year 2 Report
Scientifically based research study details the impact of the I CAN Learn® Program in the Williamsport Area School District in Pennsylvania. (Sept 2006)
OrleansLEAP Achievement Gap2 1999-2008
Chart comparing student achievement between Orleans Parish I CAN Learn® students and traditionally taught students versus traditionally taught statewide students on the 8th grade LEAP test prior to and after Hurricane Katrina.
Gilmer County GA
Scientifically based research study comparing student achievement of I CAN Learn® students versus traditionally taught middle school students in Gilmer County, Georgia.