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COOPERATIVE STRATEGIES IN THE CLASSROOM

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
16824
Program Year/Program:
1991 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
16824
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
EDGE ENTERPRISES, INC.
708 W. 9TH STREET, #107 LAWRENCE, KS -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1991
Title: COOPERATIVE STRATEGIES IN THE CLASSROOM
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $36,564.00
 

Abstract:

THE PURPOSES OF THIS PROJECT ARE TO: A) DEVELOP A SERIES OF COOPERATIVE STRATEGIES THAT TEACHERS CAN TEACH TO THEIR STUDENTS AS THEY WORK TOGETHER WITHIN COOPERATIVE GROUP STRUCTURES IN MAINSTREAM CLASSROOMS; AND B) DEVELOP AND EMPIRICALLY VALIDATE THE MATERIALS AND PROCEDURES THAT ARE NECESSARY FOR EFFECTIVELY AND EFFICIENTLY PRODUCING MASTERY OF THOSE STRATEGIES. THE PROGRAM WILL BE FIELD TESTED IN MAINSTREAM ELEMENTARY CLASSROOMS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS. A PRETEST-POSTTEST CONTROL GROUP DESIGN WILL BE USED TO EVALUATE THE EFFECTS OF INSTRUCTION ON STUDENTS' KNOWLEDGE AND PERFORMANCE OF COOPERATIVE SKILLS BEFORE AND AFTER INSTRUCTION. THE GOAL WILL BE TO PRODUCE AN INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM THAT IMPROVES THE COOPERATIVE PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES AS WELL AS OTHER STUDENTS IN THE CLASSROOM. THE PURPOSES OF THIS PROJECT ARE TO: A) DEVELOP A SERIES OF COOPERATIVE STRATEGIES THAT TEACHERS CAN TEACH TO THEIR STUDENTS AS THEY WORK TOGETHER WITHIN COOPERATIVE GROUP STRUCTURES IN MAINSTREAM CLASSROOMS; AND B) DEVELOP AND EMPIRICALLY VALIDATE THE MATERIALS AND PROCEDURES THAT ARE NECESSARY FOR EFFECTIVELY AND EFFICIENTLY PRODUCING MASTERY OF THOSE STRATEGIES. THE PROGRAM WILL BE FIELD TESTED IN MAINSTREAM ELEMENTARY CLASSROOMS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS. A PRETEST-POSTTEST CONTROL GROUP DESIGN WILL BE USED TO EVALUATE THE EFFECTS OF INSTRUCTION ON STUDENTS' KNOWLEDGE AND PERFORMANCE OF COOPERATIVE SKILLS BEFORE AND AFTER INSTRUCTION. THE GOAL WILL BE TO PRODUCE AN INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM THAT IMPROVES THE COOPERATIVE PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES AS WELL AS OTHER STUDENTS IN THE CLASSROOM.

Principal Investigator:

D. Sue Vernon
9137491473

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Edge Enterprises Inc
Box 1304 Lawrence, KS 66044

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No