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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. Commercializing the Effective K-3 Assessment to Instruction (A2i) Intervention to Reduce Cost and to Scale Access to the Benefit of More Students

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

    Purpose: Students who fail to achieve proficient levels of literacy are at increased risk for grade retention, referral to special education, and dropping out of high school. The kindergarten through 3rd grade years are particularly important for students to gain a strong foundation in reading as those who continue to struggle with reading are significantly less likely to achieve reading proficien ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Education
  2. Commercializing the Effective K-3 Assessment to Instruction (A2i) Intervention to Reduce Cost and to Scale Access to the Benefit of More Students

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

    Purpose: Students who fail to achieve proficient levels of literacy are at increased risk for grade retention, referral to special education, and dropping out of high school. The kindergarten through 3rd grade years are particularly important for students to gain a strong foundation in reading as those who continue to struggle with reading are significantly less likely to achieve reading proficien ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Education
  3. Technology-enhanced Tutoring: Linking School and Home to Help Struggling Readers

    SBC: SIRIUS THINKING LTD            Topic: N/A

    The project team is developing a prototype of Lightning Squad: Powered-Up Reading with Teams, a multimedia tutoring tool that will be used by paraprofessionals working with up to six 1st to 3rd grade students who need extra support in reading. The tutoring program will build on the Success for All whole school reading program through the incorporation of video segments and gaming content. The prod ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Education
  4. Lightweight, durable, adjustable composite backrest

    SBC: ACCESSIBLE DESIGNS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    We have designed a lightweight, sturdy, user adjustable ergonomically designed backrest support for ultralight weight wheelchairs that will provide necessary postural support and provide a variety of positions to ease dressing, propulsion, and seated comfort. The backrest will improve user comfort, function, and posture during multiple activities of daily living. The innovative design will enable ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
  5. Project PREPARE: Preparing preschoolers and kindergartners who are deaf to learn to read by teaching them early critical service words typically visually and linguistically inaccessible to them through a computer-based instruction product

    SBC: HOPE, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Children with significant hearing loss continually exhibit low reading levels, due in part to the difficulty they face upon entering school of understanding basal reading vocabulary, especially early critical “service words.” Service words are those words that cannot be learned through the use of pictures or objects (e.g., apple) but that constitute up to 75% of all words used in basal readers ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
  6. Visual-Spatial Math Problem Solving Strategy Intervention on a Handheld Wireless Device for Math Disabilities in Inclusive Classrooms

    SBC: LEARNIMATION            Topic: N/A

    The project builds and evaluates a universally designed, handheld/wireless educational software intervention that trains students with learning disabilities (LD) and their teachers to use a metacognitive strategy for translating mathematical word problems into visual-spatial schematic models. The intervention is based on the prototype created in Phase I. Phase I research suggested that a univers ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
  7. Development of a Nemeth Math to Latex Backtranslator System

    SBC: Logical Software Solutions            Topic: N/A

    The project extends and enhances the prototype developed in Phase 1 to obtain a reliable, robust, and complete software environment for backtranslating mathematical documents (containing mathematical expressions coded in Nemeth Math code and regular text coded in ASCII Grade 2 Braille) to Latex. The project is conducting research on: (1) automatic detection and recovery from errors in the Math d ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
  8. Web-based GDP: A business model for expanded service to school districts

    SBC: Nia Solutions Corporation            Topic: N/A

    Nia Solutions Corporation is a NY - based small business recognized on Long Island as a regional leader in school consulting services. Responding to SBIR Priority 1 Services, Nia proposes to test the feasibility of expanding an evidence-driven consulting service called the “Grant Development Process” GDP. This service consistently enables schools and districts to overcome financial shortfalls ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
  9. Using television to expand the vocabulary of beginning readers

    SBC: SIRIUS THINKING LTD            Topic: N/A

    Sirius Thinking, Ltd., co-producer of the award-winning children’s educational television series Between the Lions (BTL), is proposing to develop and test new video segments that will serve to increase vocabulary knowledge of English speaking and English language learning (ELL) children. These segments will complement the literacy curriculum that is currently presented on BTL. Through consultati ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
  10. V-Frog: Applying virtual surgery principles to dissection simulation

    SBC: Tactus Technologies            Topic: N/A

    Over the past decade, there have been significant advances in the field of Virtual Surgery. Simultaneously, the average desktop computer has come equipped with increasingly high powered graphic capabilities, at a steadily decreasing cost. These two developments have created a tremendous potential for high fidelity desktop simulation. Computer simulation can be a powerful tool for giving students a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
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