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This study discusses the pedagogical potential of an interactive response system system used in conjunction with interactive whiteboards technology to enhance learning in elementary school. Our empirical study examined the influence of interactivity on learning outcome and learner satisfaction in e-learning environments. Three different settings were studied: two were e-learning environments-with interactive response, and without interactive response. The third was the traditional classroom environment. Results of the experiment showed that the value of interactivity for learning effectiveness was contingent upon the provision of interactive response. Students in the e-learning environment that provided interactive response achieved significantly better learning performance and a higher level of learner satisfaction than those in other settings. However, students who used the e-learning environment that provided without interactive response did not improve either. The findings suggest that it may be important to integrate interactive response into e-learning systems.