Dissemination

Education, Technology, and Opportunity Innovation Competition Webinar

Timeline:
February 8, 2019
Location:
Webinar

On February 8, 2019, J-PAL North America hosted a webinar about opportunities to launch research partnerships and tackle major questions about education technology through data and evaluation. On the webinar, Initiative Manager Vincent Quan discussed the motivation behind the Education, Technology, and Opportunity Innovation Competition and reviewed how to apply.

The webinar featured Professor Ariel Kalil, Professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and co-director of the Behavioral Insights and Parenting Lab, Professor Susan Mayer, Professor Emeritus at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and co-director of the Behavioral Insights and Parenting Lab, and Shane DeRolf, founder and CEO of the Big Word Club. They discussed their partnership on a randomized evaluation of a digital literacy program for young children.

View the webinar and the slides that were presented above.