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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. Development of Spatial Skills: Linking Software and Physical

    SBC: ChainWave Systems, Inc            Topic: N/A

    This research will explore the use of a virtual polyhedron modeling environment which creates nets, or patterns, for a polyhedron created on the screen, in the teaching of geometry and spatial skills. When the net is printed, cut, folded, and glued together, a 3-dimensional model of the original polyhedron is created. We propose to examine the use of this tool in an instructional setting, to dete ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  2. Clicking in the Classroom with Bill the Magic Kat (TM)--

    SBC: Impressive Communications            Topic: N/A

    ¿Clicking in the Classroom with Bill the Magic Kat¿ ¿ integrates an interactive multimedia technology with innovative instructional techniques to create learning experiences for youth with varying capabilities and diverse cultural experiences. Youth, teachers, and Netcitizens come together with iC to explore students' emotional and intellectual needs. Our mentoring program is created for yout ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  3. Development of a Highly Realistic, Fine-Grained, Low-Cost

    SBC: Knowledge Matters, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Today's extremely powerful, low-cost computer systems offer tremendous potential as learning tools. However, development of high quality educational software, particularly simulations, lags behind. This research will explore the issues in creating highly realistic, very detailed simulations directly targeted for educational purposes. The domain simulated will be a small retail business. This do ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  4. Web Places: Project-Based Activities for At-Risk Youth

    SBC: Mei Technology Company            Topic: N/A

    This proposal describes an effort to improve the education of at-risk youth through web-publishable, project-based activities. These activities might include electronic journalism on community issues, natural science projects, or digital art Galleries. Activities such as these are particularly appropriate for at-risk youth through their power to integrate school and home or street life, to give ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  5. Animated Interactive Web Tutorial for Introduction to Physics

    SBC: TECH-X CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    Performance of US students in mathematics and physics has been limited, partly because the traditional pedagogy relies on logical and linguistic methods of teaching, and students are primarily assessed on fact knowledge and discrete skills. Recent achievements in computer science provide revolutionary means for educational reform. Thus, use of the World Wide Web and Java - a package of a new obj ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  6. Parent-Child Video-Print Mentoring Packages

    SBC: Wolf River Productions            Topic: N/A

    Long term student achievement is greatly affected by early family influences. However, many parents do not have knowledge or skill for facilitating early child development. The project is designed to develop and field test instructional materials for parent-child mentoring. The "user friendly" combination of instructional text videotape is designed to test the effectiveness of multimedia instru ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  7. FEASIBILITY OF INCORPORATING AUDIO SUPPORT INTO ENGLISH COMPOSITION CAI FOR ADULT LEARNERS

    SBC: Applied Research Associates, Inc.            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  8. INDIVIDUALIZED INTERACTIVE VIDEO

    SBC: Duffy Engineering            Topic: N/A

    PROVIDING INDIVIDUALIZED INSTRUCTION FOR DISABLED STUDENTS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION PLACEMENTS IS A TIME-CONSUMING PROCESS FOR EDUCATORS AND THUS COSTLY. COMPUTERIZED AND INTERACTIVEVIDEODISK EDUCATIONAL FORMATS MAY NOT BE READILY CUSTOMIZED FOR THE INDIVIDUAL STUDENT. HOWEVER, COMMONLY-AVAILABLE IN PERSONAL COMPUTERS AND HAND-HELD CAMCORDERS ARE TOOLS AVAIL ABLE IN MOST SCHOOLS. IF A PERSONAL COMPUTE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  9. EDUCATING INFORMED CONSUMERS: A NATIONAL SURVEY OF FAMILIESKNOWLEDGE CONCERNING RESPITE SERVICES

    SBC: Human Services Res Inst            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT IS BASED ON THE PREMISE THAT PRIMARY CARE- GIVERS SHOULD PLAY A MAJOR ROLE IN DESIGNING, MANAGING, AND MONITORING SERVICES WHICH SUPPORT CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIESAND THEIR FAMILIES. RESPITE SERVICES OFFERS BUT ONE FORUM FROM WHICH THEY CAN EXERCISE THESE ROLES. THROUGH THE USE OF AN ADVISORY BOARD, MADE UP LARGELY OF PRIMARY CARE GIVERSAND A NATIONAL SURVEY THIS PROJECT SEEKS TO DETE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  10. MODIFICATION OF MICROWAVE MICROSTRIP ANTENNA DESIGN TO PRO- VIDE AURAL DOPPLER RADAR SIGNAL

    SBC: Linear Measurements, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    PRESENT ELECTRONIC TRAVEL AIDS FOR THE BLIND USE EITHER ULTRASOUND OR LASER AS THE SENSING DEVICE. THEY ALSO PRO- VIDE AN ABSOLUTE REFERENCE RELATIVE TO THE USER WHICH MAY NOT BE THE BEST WAY OF INTERPRETING THE ENVIRONMENT. THIS PROPOSAL WILL INVESTIGATE THE USE OF AN ALTERNATE SENSOR, MICROWAVE, AND PRESENTATION OF THE ENVIRONMENT USING A DOP- PLER SIGNAL. DOPPLER MAY BE A BETTER METHOD OF DISPL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
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