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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 September, 2020.

  1. Accommodation integrated technology to minimize the impact of disability on students' assessment

    SBC: 3-C Institute for Social Development, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    There is growing interest in computerized systems to increase accessibility of assessments for students with disabilities. Technology offers an ideal platform for implementing Universal Design (UD) principles for assessment to better accommodate student diversity and support broad student participation. The goal of this Phase II SBIR project is to continue the research and development of Assess2Pr ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Education
  2. Interactive e-learning to promote successful postsecondary employment outcomes for students with intellectual disabilities

    SBC: 3-C Institute for Social Development, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Employment is essential for helping individuals with intellectual disabilities achieve independence, financial security, and self-sufficiency to be active members in the community as well as foster a higher quality of life more generally. However, only 25% of individuals with intellectual disabilities are employed two years after high school. Utilizing 3C’s proprietary dynamic e-learning platfor ...

    SBIR Phase I 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. Innovative concept for detection and identification of biological toxins

    SBC: Phoebus Optoelectronics LLC            Topic: CBD14101

    We aim to create a low-cost, high-sensitivity hand-held plasmonic biosensor capable of sensing biotoxins. We will do this by using newly developed biodesign technology to create a new class of proteins which have an orders-of-magnitude increase in SPR signal-to-noise. These will be incorporated into a novel SPR device in which the transmission of light is affected by the binding of a particular t ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  5. PlatinuMath: An Online Formative Assessment Math Game for Preservice Elementary Teachers

    SBC: Triad Interactive Media, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Purpose: To be qualified to teach their future students in math, preservice students need to gain specialized mathematics content and pedagogical knowledge. The purpose of this project is to develop a web-based game to strengthen preservice teachers' knowledge of mathematics and provide college instructors with accurate assessments of their students' mathematical understanding. Project Activities ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Education
  6. Computer Adaptive Triarchic Assessment and Instructional Activities for Early Childhood

    SBC: Children's Progress            Topic: N/A

    Purpose: Prior research has shown that students who are considered to be gifted generally have high levels of academic performance, motivation, creativity, critical thinking skills, and positive self-concepts. Perhaps because the general perception is that gifted students will flourish under any conditions, support for gifted children may be limited within some schools. The purpose of this project ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Education
  7. An Interactive Social Tutoring System to Improve and Measure Social Goals for Students Related to Academic and Other School-Related Outcomes

    SBC: 3-C Institute for Social Development, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Purpose: Elementary school is a time of growth and development in students' social skills and peer relations. Prior research shows that students who are able to establish and maintain positive peer relations are more successful in school (including higher levels of achievement) and better able to cope with stressful life events. In contrast, students who have difficulty navigating the socio-develo ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Education
  8. A Computer-based Social Intervention for Students with High Functioning ASD: Using Technology to Improve Special Education

    SBC: 3-C Institute for Social Development, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Purpose: Students with high functioning autism spectrum disorders (HF-ASD) face unique challenges with social skills and social relationships, often experiencing heightened levels of social isolation and exclusion from social opportunities. Without intervention, these social difficulties can interfere significantly with students’ ability to engage in and learn at school. However, few social inte ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Education
  9. Foot Operated Mouse for the Disability Market

    SBC: Beckmer Products Inc./Dental R.A.T. LLC            Topic: 84133S1

    This project designs, develops, and markets a foot-operated mouse that builds upon patented Dental R.A.T. technology. The foot mouse is designed to allow efficient hands-free access to all computer functions and is compatible with all operating systems/software. This foot mouse requires no special software, programming, or training. It has accurate cursor control and left/right mouse click capabil ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Education
  10. Narrowband Perfect Absorber using Metamaterials

    SBC: Phoebus Optoelectronics LLC            Topic: CBD11102

    We propose a metamaterial-enhanced microbolometer with strong absorption over a narrow band that is dynamically tunable over the 8-10 micron band. A single-layer photonic metamaterial consisting of a thin metal film perforated with a 2-D array of dielectric apertures will be deposited on an amorphous-Silicon layer acting as an absorber and bolometer. The metamaterial, in conjunction with planar di ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
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