Readorium Software for Improved Reading Comprehension

Award Information
Agency: Department of Education
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: edies10p0112
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
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Solitcitation Topic Code: N/A
Solitcitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Mtelegence Corporation
48 Berkeley Avenue, Belleville, NJ, 07109
Duns: 139396779
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
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Research Institution
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Abstract

Readorium will develop a desktop software to support students struggling with reading comprehension in middle school science. The software teaches readers the special features of nonfiction text and strategies for reading comprehension. The games will include an avatar to guide the student, multi-media articles of differing levels of difficulty that are aligned to standards, and embedded assessments to provide feedback. Phase I work will develop a prototype of the intervention.

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