Numbershire II: Math Games for 2nd graders With or At Risk for LD

Award Information
Agency: Department of Education
Branch: N/A
Contract: edies12c0045
Agency Tracking Number: edies12c0045
Amount: $149,993.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2012
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Thought Cycle, LLC
31272 Gowdyville Road , Cottage Grove, OR, 97424-
DUNS: 966660156
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Marshall Gause
 mgause@thoughtcycle.net
Business Contact
 Marshall Gause
Email: mgause@thoughtcycle.net
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
This project team is developing a prototype of Numbershire II, a web-based suite of mini math games for second graders with or at-risk for disabilities. The games will be set in the context of a fantasy-themed village and will adapt the level of difficulty based on individual student needs. Additionally, the project will support students in learning numbers and operations in base 10, operations, and algebraic thinking. Pilot research in Phase I will seek to demonstrate that the software prototype functions as planned and that the prototype can be used by and is engaging to students with or at risk for disabilities.

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