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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. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Development of a Lightweight Adjustable, Modular Pediatric Wheelchair

    SBC: THREE RIVERS HOLDINGS, LLC            Topic: N/A

    In Phase I, the project designed and constructed a prototype tilt-in-space wheelchair called the PALM (pediatric, adjustable, lighweight, and modular) that is specifically designed to meet pediatric needs. The goals of the Phase II project include: (1) to further refine the design of the PALM, (2) verifty functionality of the prototype through end-user testing and evalution on an Activities of D ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
  7. Feasibility test of on-line coaching for the collaborative reform model

    SBC: Evaluation and Applied Research Associates            Topic: N/A

    The proposed research seeks to test the feasibility of integrating on-line coaching and technical assistance into the Collaborative Reform Model, a school improvement and community involvement program of the Louisiana Alliance for Education Reform. The Alliance has worked with school districts in the rural parishes of southeast Louisiana since 1992, providing leadership training, structured coachi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
  8. TECHNOLOGY FOR TRAINING AND PLACEMENT OF HANDICAPPED PERSONS

    SBC: Cadsa Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE PROJECT THRUST IS TO INVESTIGATE TECHNIQUES AND TE TECHNOLOGY TO MODIFY REGIONAL SATELLITE-BASED INSTRUCTIONAL AUDIO/VIDEO DELIVERY SYSTEMS TO ACCOMODATE AUDIO AND DATA RESPONSES FROM HANDICAPPED INDIVIDUALS. PRESENTLY, THE REG REGIONAL MODEL INCORPORATES AUDIO TALKBACK VIA TERRESTRIAL TELEPHONE LINES FOR INTERACTION. WHILE THIS SYSTEM IS ADEQ UATE FOR NON-HANDICAPPED STUDENTS, A MORE FLEXIBLE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1986 Department of Education
  9. IVE, SYCHRONIZED HUMAN VOICE INSTRUCTION AND GRAPHICS.

    SBC: Hec Software Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT WOULD DEVELOP AN INTERFACE BOARD FOR THE IBM PERSONAL COMPUTER AND COMPATIBLES WHICH WOULD ALLOW SOFTWAREDEVELOPERS TO PRODUCE INEXPENSIVE MULTISENSORY COURSEWARE. THE STUDENTS USING THE COURSEWARE WOULD GET HUMAN VOICE VER BAL INSTRUCTION ON HOW TO OPERATE THE COMPUTER AN BE TAUGHT THE SUBJECT MATTER THROUGH VERBAL. VISUAL AND TACTILE INTER ACTION WITH THE COMPUTER. TO KEEP THE METHO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1986 Department of Education
  10. MICROCOMPUTERS IN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS.

    SBC: LTI            Topic: N/A

    WHILE EDUCATORS READILY ACKNOWLEDGE THE POTENTIAL VALUE OF INTEGRATING VOICE AND SOUND INTO COMPUTER-BASED INSTRUCTION, APPLICATIONS OF SPEECH HAVE BEEN SLOW TO DEVELOP. EARLY ATTEMPTS AT CREATING MULTIPLE MODALITY ENVIRONMENTS HAVE BEEN EXPENSIVE BECAUSE OF THE NEED FOR SPECIAL ADD-ON EQUIPMENT AND FOR THE MOST PART, THE QUALITY OF THE SPEECH OFFERED BY THESE PRODUCTS HAS NOT MET EDUCATORS EXPECT ...

    SBIR Phase I 1986 Department of Education
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