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Teachley: Math Facts – Design And Development Of Intervention Software…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Education
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2013 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
EDIES13C0044
Solicitation Year:
2013
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Teachley, LLC
134 Morrison Ave, 2nd Floor Staten Island, NY 10310-
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Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2013
Title: Teachley: Math Facts – Design And Development Of Intervention Software Promoting Single-Digit Operational Fluency
Agency: ED
Contract: EDIES13C0044
Award Amount: $899,998.30
 

Abstract:

The web-based game, MathFacts, will include a series of apps for touch-screen tablet computers to support math learning for 1st to 4th grade students with major or sometimes intractable learning difficulties. In the game, students will learn content through mini-lessons, engage with problems in practice and speed rounds, and then receive formative feedback on their performance. Students will use and manipulate blocks, linker tubes, number lines, and interact with engaging pedagogical agents such as parrots and sloths. Students will set goals, advance to more challenging levels, and engage in competition. The game will be self-paced and will provide individualized formative assessment scaffolding when students do not know the answer to a question. A teacher management system will support professional development and will produce reports to guide instruction. The intended outcomes from gameplay will include increased fluency, conceptual understanding, strategy awareness, self-assessment, and motivation of basic math.

Principal Investigator:

Kara Carpenter
Small Business Information at Submission:

Teachley, LLC
134 Morrison Ave, 2nd Floor Staten Island, NY 10310-

EIN/Tax ID: 453567028
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No