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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. Cyberchase Fractions Quest

    SBC: FABLE VISION, INC.            Topic: EDIES17R0006

    The final product is Cyberchase Fractions Quest—a math game based on the storyline of PBS children's television series, Cyberchase. In the game, students in grades 3 and 4 will apply learning fractions within three contexts: areas and regions (such as shapes), sets (groups of objects), and on a number line. The game will identify specific areas where students struggle and will introduce challeng ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  2. Recognizing How Teachers Identify and Support Students Needing Help During Inquiry

    SBC: Apprendis LLC            Topic: 1

    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 re ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of Education
  3. Lingo Jingo: Expanding Supports for Teaching and Learning of English Language Learners

    SBC: LingoJingo            Topic: edIES15R0008

    Purpose: In this project the research team will develop and test a web-based platform, Lingo Jingo, designed to support educators in efficiently and effectively generating customized plans and materials to support the needs of K–12 English language learners. In 2012 in the United States, 4.4 million or approximately 9% of all K–12 students were classified as English language learners (ELLs). E ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Education
  4. STEM Solar Explorations

    SBC: Diversified Painting & CO            Topic: N/A

    Purpose: The need for all students to be well prepared in science has been well documented. The purpose of this project is to develop a solar learning lab platform to apply learning in the area of energy science. Project Activities: The researchers will design curricula materials, multi-media video clips, lesson plans, student activities, assessments, and a back-end system to house data generated ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Education
  5. OPEN

    SBC: One Planet Education Network (OPEN) LLC            Topic: N/A

    Virtual worlds are an emerging form of technology where users can take the form of an avatar and move around within a simulated environment. Such worlds may have potential in the field of education to provide students with new learning opportunities by affording participation in tasks that often would not be possible in the real world due to constraints and restrictions, such as cost, scheduling, ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Education
  6. Fluidmath: A Teaching Intervention for Algebra

    SBC: FLUIDITY SOFTWARE, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Research demonstrates that technology-focused interventions to teach math and science require substantive professional development prior to classroom implementation. This project is creating an online professional development (OPD) platform for training teachers to integrate FluidMath into basic algebra practice. FluidMath is a software program that recognizes handwritten math formulae and sketche ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of Education
  7. The Digital Earth Explorations Project (DEEP)

    SBC: One Planet Education, LLC            Topic: N/A

    OPENs SBIR proposal will develop then research the potential of a branded game based curriculum designed to foster interdisciplinary knowledge in the sciences, social studies, language arts, and mathematics. By connecting that content to real world applications, locations, and professional organizations we intend to instill an appreciation for the value of disciplinary educational content for adv ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Education
  8. The Digital Workpad

    SBC: Nimble Assessment Systems            Topic: N/A

    The Digital Workpad allows students to produce handwritten responses to open-ended items presented by a computer-based test. The work pad allows students to show their work for mathematics problems, produce graphs and drawings, label figures, and write short answer responses.

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of Education
  9. Expanding, Testing and Validating the Universal Assessment System

    SBC: Nimble Assessment Systems            Topic: N/A

    The Universal Assessment System is an innovative computer based test delivery system that applies principles of Universal Design for Learning to flexibly meet the accessibility and accommodation needs of individual students with disabilities in grades 3 to 12. Flexibly meeting individual needs is accomplished by allowing teachers to activate one or more of the accessibility and accommodation tool, ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Education
  10. Intelligent Molecular Model Kit and Software Suite for Improving High School Chemistry Instruction and Student Achievement

    SBC: MolySym, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The purpose of this project is to produce an intelligent molecular modeling kit and software suite for advanced placement chemistry classes for real time communication between the hand held physical model and the virtual software model to enable users to view changes in properties as they manipulate the molecular model in their hands.

    SBIR Phase II 2007 Department of Education

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