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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.

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  1. Mobile Learning and Assessment-Game Based Apps with Direct Representation of Mathematics

    SBC: BrainQuake Inc            Topic: edIES15R0005

    In prior research and development, the team developed WuzzitTrouble, an iPhone and iPad gaming app where players solve problems using number sense mathematical strategies. This project will develop and test a prototype of an adaptive engine for this game, intended to tailor gameplay to the skill levels of individual students and to provide support (or scaffold learning) for students with weaker sk ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  2. S4: A Game-Based 4th Grade Math Curriculum

    SBC: Virtual Learning Technologies (Sokikom)            Topic: edIES15R0005

    Through a prior project, Sokikom developed a suite of games to replace or supplement Grade school math topics. In this project, the team will develop and test a prototype of Sokikom for Teachers (S4), a platform to host the math games for teacher-led direct instruction for Grade 4 math standards. S4 will include "just-in-time" prompts to support teacher-guided mathematical conversations with stude ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  3. Authoring Tools for High Quality Formative Assessments for Classroom Testing

    SBC: SimInsights, Inc.            Topic: edIES15R0005

    The project team is developing and testing a prototype of PiGames, intended to be a game-based formative assessment system for physics. The prototype will include a curated collection of pre-existing assessments, authoring tools to create new assessments, a dashboard with progress monitoring, and teacher implementation support. In the Phase I pilot research with 6 classrooms and 180 high school st ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 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. Graspable Math Activities

    SBC: GRASPABLE INC            Topic: 91990018R0006

    Through previous grant awards from IES, researchers developed Graspable Math, a tablet-based intervention where middle and high school students create and manipulate complex expressions for basic operations as well as equations and equations systems and inequalities. In this project, the team will develop a prototype of Graspable Math Activities, an app with novel kinds of algebra practice and ass ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  6. 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
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