The First 4,000 Words: Keys to Schools Success

Award Information
Agency: Department of Education
Branch: N/A
Contract: ED-07-CO-0043
Agency Tracking Number: ED-07-CO-0043
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2007
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: errd080008
Small Business Information
2200 E Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN, 55404
DUNS: 927570515
HUBZone Owned: Y
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Sales Gregory
 (612) 721-4444
 gsales@sewardinc.com
Business Contact
 Greg Sales
Phone: (612) 721-4444
Email: gsales@sewardinc.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The First 4,000 Words project will develop and test a multimedia system for ensuring that students in Grades 1-4 know the meanings of the 4,000 most frequently used English words when they hear them and see them in print and can pronounce them. The target population is English language learners, struggling readers, or children of poverty who have small vocabularies relative to their peers.

* Information listed above is at the time of submission. *

Agency Micro-sites

SBA logo
Department of Agriculture logo
Department of Commerce logo
Department of Defense logo
Department of Education logo
Department of Energy logo
Department of Health and Human Services logo
Department of Homeland Security logo
Department of Transportation logo
Environmental Protection Agency logo
National Aeronautics and Space Administration logo
National Science Foundation logo
US Flag An Official Website of the United States Government