Teacher Dashboard 2.0 for Learning Creative Computer Programming

Award Information
Agency: Department of Education
Branch: Institute of Education Sciences
Contract: 91990018C0025
Agency Tracking Number: 91990018C0025
Amount: $185,033.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: 91990018R0006
Solicitation Number: 91990018R0006
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2018
Award Year: 2018
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2018-05-10
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2019-01-09
Small Business Information
124 Broadway, Fl 4, New York, NY, 10001
DUNS: 080014791
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Alexandra Diracles
 (202) 245-7550
 alex@vidcode.com
Business Contact
 Alexandra Diracles
Phone: (202) 245-7550
Email: alex@vidcode.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
In previous research and development, the developers created VidCode, a platform for students in grades 4 to 12 to learn computer science skills by using digital media assets (e.g., photos, audio, graphics) to create special effects in videos while learning about the code responsible for the action. In this project, the developers will create a prototype dashboard to provide teachers tools to manage student accounts, monitor student and class wide progress, and generate formative assessment results to enable immediate, personalized feedback. At the end of Phase I, in a pilot study with six middle school teachers, the researchers will examine whether the prototype functions as planned, whether teachers believe that the dashboard could be used in a classroom, and whether the prototype shows potential for supporting teachers in improving delivery of an intervention that teaches students computer science skills.

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