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Recognizing How Teachers Identify and Support Students Needing Help During Inquiry

Award Information
Agency: Department of Education
Branch: N/A
Contract: EDIES16C0014
Agency Tracking Number: EDIES16C0014
Amount: $899,986.13
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: 1
Solicitation Number: EDIES16R0005
Solicitation Year: 2016
Award Year: 2016
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2016-05-06
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2018-05-04
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Principal Investigator
 Mike Sao Pedro
 (202) 245-7550
Business Contact
 Mike Sao Pedro
Phone: (202) 245-7550
Research Institution

Through previous development grants from IES and the National Science Foundation, researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute developed 16 virtual laboratory simulations and 57 inquiry activities aligned to Next Generation Science standards in physical, life, and earth science. This project will develop Inq-Blotter, a dashboard to provide teachers real-time formative and summative assessment reports on middle school students doing science inquiry. When using the Inq-Blotter reporting dashboard, teachers will receive class and student-level reports, automatically generated in real-time as students work through laboratory activities. The dashboard will also include teacher resources to support the alignment of the labs to learning goals, and to assist with implementation.

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