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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 September, 2020.

  1. Automated, Personalized Formative Feedback for Student Writing with the LightSide Revision Assistant

    SBC: Lightside Labs LLC            Topic: N/A

    The project team is developing a prototype of the LightSide Revision Assistant, a web-based writing program for students in grades 6 to 8. The product will include an interface where students write essays and receive instant and automatic feedback, including in-line comments. Feedback will support students using an iterative revision and reflection process when writing, in contrast with existing t ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Education
  2. Happy Atoms

    SBC: Schell Games LLC            Topic: N/A

    The project team is developing a prototype of Happy Atoms, a game to support middle school students in learning about the composition of molecules. Happy Atoms will include physical manipulative balls with embedded magnets wirelessly connected to a tablet application (app) to recognize whether or not the created molecule exists and explain why or why not. The app will also include teacher resource ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Education
  3. Cognitive Residential Heat Pump Fault Detection and Diagnostic Datalogger

    SBC: MANAGEMENT SCIENCES INC            Topic: 9010173R

    Millions of heat pumps are used to heat and cool homes and buildings year round. Continuous operation means that components wear out at a greater rate. As a result, maintenance of residential heat pumps is a major cost driver. Current methods focus on reduced use through control settings. Typically, demand has wide swings throughout the day and people are unable to customize controls. Inevitably, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  4. Prototype software application

    SBC: Azavea Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Avencia will develop a prototype software application based on a user interface design. The software will be designed for the market as a cost effective yet sophisticated data access and analysis tool, and will form the basis of the educational data management tool. Phase I calls for the development of the open source version of the functional prototype which will assess the financial viability of ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
  5. Low Vision Lime: Solution For Low Vision Musicians to Perform, Edit, and Print Music Notation

    SBC: Dancing Dots Braille Music Technology LP            Topic: N/A

    The project explores the feasibility of enhancing the well-established Lime notation software with features to benefit musicians with low vision. Enhancements include the presentation of musical measures for the low vision reader. Adding functionality by offering user-definable settings in adjusting magnification of staff notation, colors, and screen contrast, building on Windows accessibility fe ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
  6. Low Vision Lime Solution for Low Vision Musicians to Read Perform Write and Print Music Notation

    SBC: Dancing Dots Braille Music Technology LP            Topic: N/A

    Evaluates and defines the Lime notation software a self contained music reading and writing system that allows low vision musicians to accomplish typical tasks important to performers and composers with normal vision

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
  7. Artificial intelligence software for individualized math tutoring for students who are blind and visually impaired

    SBC: Quantum Simulations, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This Phase I proposal responds to Priority 2, Products, and focuses on the development of accessible artificial intelligence software for individualized tutoring of applied mathematics at the middle school level.  Quantum has successfully innovated new concepts in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and has developed, tested and brought to the classroom tutoring and assessment systems for s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
  8. Developing a versatile, affordable wheelchair mounted robot arm based on the Arlyn FeederBot Design

    SBC: Arlyn Toolworks            Topic: N/A


    SBIR Phase I 2002 Department of Education
  9. Developing a Methodology for Understanding How Professional Dev Translates¿..

    SBC: Carnegie Learning, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Proficiency in high school mathematics is increasingly important in our technological world, but American students have improved only slightly, if at all in recent years. Our nation struggles to attract and retain qualified teacher, but the immediate challenge in mathematics education is to find a program of curriculum, training and support that works with present day teachers and schools. Carnegi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2002 Department of Education
  10. NativeAccent Kids: An English Pronunciation Trainer for Non-Native Children-- Extending Teacher Time and Helping Non-Native Children Catch Up in School

    SBC: Carnegie Speech Company            Topic: N/A

    We will create Carnegie Speech's NativeAccent Kids beta system that can detect and pinpoint pronunciation errors in children's speech and offer specific correction help. This is important in elementary schools where many of the children enrolled are non-native speakers of Engligh. Although they do get ESL training, the time devoted to actually speaking is short. By having the children practice pro ...

    SBIR Phase I 2002 Department of Education
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