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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 June, 2020.

  1. Promoting Student Self-Determination: A Student-Directed

    SBC: A.U. Software, Incorporated            Topic: N/A

    Self-determination is a desirable and critical outcome for students with disabilities. Self- determination is particularly important in transition planning, since it is literally the launching process for the rest of the student's life. One barrier for students with cognitive disabilities in achieving self-determination for transition planning has been difficulty dealing with print-based material ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  2. Using Information System Technology to Support Educational

    SBC: Center for Resource Management            Topic: N/A

    The project will determine the technical feasibility of developing state-of-the art information system technology for districts and schools that addresses the accountability, planning, management, and evaluation functions essential to achieving comprehensive education reform and increased productivity in education. This research and development effort aims to overcome the serious lack of informat ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Transition Planning for Students and Parents:

    SBC: STATE OF THE ART, INC.            Topic: N/A

    This videotape/print package will show parents successful models of transition planning for Middle and High School students with various disabilities. Since the passage of IDEA (Public Law 101- 476) students age 16 years and older must have a statement of the transition services that they need in order to prepare for life post-school. However, many parents are unaware of what services may be inc ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  7. RESPONSIVE ENCODING AND DECODING INFORMATION TRANSLATOR FOR STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES

    SBC: Arts Computer Products Inc            Topic: N/A

    WE PROPOSE TO RESEARCH THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SOFTWARE INTERFACE FOR LD STUDENTS TO PROVIDE INDIVIDUALIZED ENHANCEDVIDEO AND AUDITORY CUES FOR READING AND MATHEMATICS. THE GOALS ARE TO: (1) PILOT THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SOFTWARE INTERFACE FOR CREATING MULTI-ACCESS TEXT ENVIRONMENTS (MATE'S) TO ENABLE LD STUDENTS TO ACCOMMODATE FOR INDIVIDUALPERCEPTUAL DEFICITS BY CREATING SPECIFIC ENCODING AND DECODING ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of Education
  8. USE OF REGULATED FEEDBACK TO IMPROVE READING IN MULTIPLY HANDICAPPED CHILDREN

    SBC: Moco, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE EDUCATION OF MULTIPLY HANDICAPPED INFANTS AND TODDLERS IS A CHALLENGING TASK. THE COMBINATION OF A PHYSICAL DISABILITY IN CONJUNCTION WITH COGNITIVE AND/OR SENSORY IMPAIRMENTS SEVERELY RESTRICTS THE YOUNG CHILD'S ACCESS TO THE WORLD AND CONSTRAINS THE TYPES OF INPUTS TO THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM THAT ENABLE LEARNING. MANY OF THESE CHILDRENCAN BECOME PRODUCTIVE WITH THE AID OF DEVICES THAT IMP ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of Education
  9. DEVELOPMENT OF VISUAL, LINGUISTICALLY CONTROLLED TEACHING MATERIALS IN THE AREA OF ENGLISH SYNTAX TO FACILITATE ACQUISITION OF ENGLISH COMMUNICATION BY DEAF AND HARD-OF- HEARING STUDENTS

    SBC: SYNETICS, INC.            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of Education
  10. FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING INTERACTIVE VIDEODISC FOR INSERVICE MUSIC EDUCATOR TRAINING

    SBC: Very Special Arts            Topic: N/A

    MORE THAN ALMOST ANY OTHER AREA OF THE ELEMENTARY CURRICULUM, MUSIC CLASSES HAVE BEEN OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTEGRATING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES INTO GENERAL EDUCATION SETTINGS. MORE THAN TWO-THIRDS OF AMERICA'S MUSICEDUCATORS HAVE SOME CONTACT WITH STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES,AND EXTENSIVE RESEARCH HAS IDENTIFIED EDUCATIONAL APPROACHESAND CLASSROOM STRATEGIES FOR EFFECTIVE MUSIC MAINSTREAMING. UNFOR ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of Education
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