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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until April, 2020.

  1. Multimodal Bilingual Platform and Formative Evaluation Dashboard for English Language Learners

    SBC: StoryWorld International Corporation            Topic: 99190018R0005

    Purpose: In prior research and development, the project team developed Storyworld, a web-based activity with mini-games to support English Learners (EL) in language acquisition. In this project, the team will fully develop and test a formative assessment dashboard that provides teachers with insights into EL student's progress as they use Storyworld. ELs are the fastest-growing student population ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  2. A Novel Platform for High-Quality Formative Assessment in Mathematics

    SBC: Simbulus, Inc.            Topic: 99190018R0005

    Purpose: This project team will fully develop and test Woot Math Polls, a formative assessment dashboard that converts student math work into data-driven insights to inform teacher instruction and student learning in middle and high school algebra classrooms. Research has marked a decline in math achievement around the time students take algebra in middle school. Technological innovations that pro ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  3. CloudLab Software for Hands-On Science Learning

    SBC: MYRIAD SENSORS, INC.            Topic: 99190018R0005

    Purpose: The project team will fully develop and test CloudLab, a web-based dashboard to present scientific data captured by sensors during experiments. The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) emphasize the actual doing of STEM so that students can apply learning to the real world. However, students often have difficulty collecting, measuring, and applying data from inquiry activities to furt ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  4. Learning to Code with a Pretend Play Storytelling Model

    SBC: CODESPARK, INC.            Topic: 91990018R0006

    In previous research and development, the developers created codeSpark, a game that employs a visual and block-based approach with puzzles to teach programming skills to children ages 5 to 9 years old. In this project, the developers will create a prototype of a fantasy-based story to be integrated within the existing game. The pretend-play scenarios will include characters, storylines, and incent ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  5. Structured Adaptivity for Computer Science Coding

    SBC: ZYANTE INC.            Topic: 91990018R0006

    In this project, the team will develop a prototype of a web-based coding progression tool for high school students to practice coding from easy to successively harder levels. The prototype will provide graded practice exercises, solutions, and explanations for important coding tasks. At the end of Phase I, in a pilot study in five high school classrooms, the researchers will examine whether the pr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  6. Development of Lightweight, Portable, Easily Assembled Scooter

    SBC: Access/Abilities            Topic: N/A

    Nearly one million 3-wheeled scooters are shipped to market annually in the United States. These devices provide excellent mobility for some people with disabilities and seniors within the users' neighborhoods. However, independent mobility for scooter users who wish to explore beyond their local environs can be severely limited by the absence of convenient and affordable transportation which ca ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  7. A Prototype Virtual School and Virtual Classroom System

    SBC: Amita            Topic: N/A

    This Phase I project will develop and demonstrate the functionality and utility of a commercially viable prototype Virtual School (VS) and Virtual Classroom (VC) software system. The target instructional organizations will be any sized educational or training institutions or departments that utilize the increasingly popular, pervasive and powerful Intemet/Intranet world-wide-web (web) client/serv ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  8. Hiking Trails Web Site with Universal Access Information

    SBC: BENEFICIAL DESIGNS INC            Topic: N/A

    Although many people with disabilities enjoy visiting outdoor parks and recreational areas, there is currently no easy means for them to obtain information about the accessibility of outdoor trails in these areas. This project will develop a Trails Web site providing universal access information for trails throughout the U.S., which will be useful to all hikers, regardless of their ability. The U ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  9. THERE ARE TWO GENERAL TYPES OF SPEECH RECOGNIZERS AVAILABLE FOR USE WITH CHILDREN; SPEAKER-INDEPENDENT SYSTEMS WITH A LIMITED VOCABULARY DESIGNED FOR USE WITH COMPUTER GAMES, AND SPEAKER-DEPENDENT DEVICES WITH LARGER VOCABULARIES THAT MUST BE "TRAINED"

    SBC: Emerson & Stern Associates Inc            Topic: N/A

    THERE ARE TWO GENERAL TYPES OF SPEECH RECOGNIZERS AVAILABLE FOR USE WITH CHILDREN; SPEAKER-INDEPENDENT SYSTEMS WITH A LIMITED VOCABULARY DESIGNED FOR USE WITH COMPUTER GAMES, AND SPEAKER-DEPENDENT DEVICES WITH LARGER VOCABULARIES THAT MUST BE "TRAINED" BY USERS. NEITHER IS ADEQUATE FOR EDUCATIONAL USE BECAUSE THEY DON'T PAY ADEQUATE HEED TO CHILDREN'S SPECIAL SPEECH CHARACTERISTICS. THE OBJECTIVE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1983 Department of Education
  10. Culture and Life Across Student Populations (CLASP):

    SBC: Juarez and Associates, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This proposal presents Juarez and Associates' approach to providing teachers from preschool through elementary school with multimedia materials regarding the twenty-five cultural groups most likely to be found in American classrooms today. CLASP will consist of videos, printed materials and/or CD-ROM disks which contain information pertaining to each cultural groups' language, literature, nationa ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education

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