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Company Information:

Name: Seward, Inc.
Address: 2200 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55404-2395
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $814,630.00 11
SBIR Phase II $2,700,000.00 6

Award List:

Database Interface for Use By Young Children

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Gregory Sales
Award Amount: $64,933.00

Interactive, 3-D Mathematics Instructions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Gregory C. Sales , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,950.00
Abstract:
The goal of this project is to develop an demonstrate the feasibility of computer-based, multimedia instruction to facilitate the acquisition of difficult to learn mathematics principles. The goal will be accomplished through the design and development of a multimedia interface that uses audio… More

Business Training & Performance Support for Charter Schools

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $250,000.00

On-Line Resources for Teaching Higher Order Reading and Comprehension Skills

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Gregory Sales
Award Amount: $0.00

On-Line Resources for Teaching Higher Order Reading and Comprehension Skills

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Gregory Sales
Award Amount: $300,000.00

On-Line Resources for Teaching Higher Order Reading and Comprehension Skills

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Michael Graves
Award Amount: $0.00

On-Line Resources for Teaching Higher Order Reading and Comprehension Skills

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Michael Graves
Award Amount: $150,000.00

Teaching Reading Comprehension Strategies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Sales C. , Dr
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The proposed project will develop and test a comprehensive, multi-media system for teaching reading comprehension strategies to elementary students, with an emphasis on making the instruction particularly appropriate for urban classrooms in which many students may be struggling readers. The system… More

Teaching Reading Comprehension Strategies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Sales C. Gregory, Dr
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The proposed project will develop a program consisting of seven comprehensive, multi-media modules for teaching reading comprehension strategies to elementary students, with an emphasis on making the instruction particularly appropriate for urban classrooms in which many students may be struggling… More

The first 4000 words

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Greg Sales
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The First 4000 Words project will develop and test a multimedia system for ensuring that students in Grades 1 to 4 know the meanings of the 4000 most frequently used English words when they hear them and see them in print and can pronounce them.

The first 4000 words

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Greg Sales
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
The First 4000 Words project will develop and test a multimedia system for ensuring that students in Grades 1 to 4 know the meanings of the 4000 most frequently used English words when they hear them and see them in print and can pronounce them.

Building Model Eliciting Activities in Middle Grades: Supporting Teachers and the Online Representations and Certifications Application

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The main goal of this project is to develop and field test media-rich, team driven, age-appropriate, blended (computer-based and printed) supplementary mathematics curriculum for middle school students.

Individualized Language Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The Phase I project, Individualized Language Development, will transition ELLs through Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills to Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency. The project creates and tests mediarich, individualized, ageappropriate, computer-based language instruction for upper… More

Word Learning Strategies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Greg Sales
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Research indicates that to be proficient readers, high school graduates need to know between 40,000 to 80,000 vocabulary words. Given that teachers and curricular materials cover only a fraction of these words, providing younger students ways to independently learn words is crucial. This project is… More

Word Learning Strategies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Greg Sales
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
Research indicates that to be proficient readers, high school graduates need to know between 40,000 to 80,000 vocabulary words. Given that teachers and curricular materials cover only a fraction of these words, providing younger students ways to independently learn words is crucial. This project is… More

SBIR Phase I: Agency, a Web-based Alternative Reality Game for Environmental Education

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: David S. Porcaro
Award Amount: $149,747.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project seeks to motivate middle-school students to engage in science. Specifically, many students lack interest in environmental education, due largely to the increased time they spend indoors engaging in digital media. Through the development… More