Dr. Bill Thies is a researcher in the Technologies for Emerging Markets Group at Microsoft Research India. His paper on Measuring the Learning Benefits of Electronic Teaching Aids in Low-Resource Classrooms is an impact study on CLT e-Patashale
Despite a long history of applying technology to bolster education in the developing world, very few programs have been rigorously evaluated to measure the impact on learning outcomes . Moreover, the rigorous evaluations that do exist often fail to find strong effects  or are inconclusive  with respect to technology’s role in improving learning in low-resource classrooms.
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CLT, Menda Foundation and Selco have partnered with Gray Matters to do evaluation and monitoring, to include Baseline and Endline for both Controlled Group and Treatment Group, for several DIstricts. This exercise is in progress.