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FY 2008 Phase I Awards

Institute of Education Sciences FY 2008 Awards

In FY 2008, Small Business Innovation Research program Phase I awards supported the following projects:

Agile Mind, Inc.
San Francisco, CA
Principal Investigator:
Linda Chaput
Phase I project: Agile Mind Visualization

Anasphere
Bozeman, MT
Principal Investigator:
John Bognar
Phase I project: Tools and Materials for Hands-On Climate and Weather Science Education

Anautics, Inc.
Oklahoma City, OK
Principal Investigator:
Sandra Scaffetta Johnson
Phase I project: CourseBook Project

Archie, MD
Miami Beach, FL
Principal Investigator:
Robert Levine
Phase I project: OrganiSims: An Interactive Game for Teaching Biology

Fluidity Software, Inc.
Somerville, MA
Principal Investigator:
Donald Carney
Phase I project: Fluidmath: A Teaching Intervention for Algebra

Knowledge Athletes
Fairport, NY
Principal Investigator:
David Miller
Phase I project: Literacy Engagement and Achievement Passport (LEAP): Capitalizing on Social Networking Practices to Increase Adolescent Literacy, Engagement, and Achievement

Nimble Assessment Systems, Inc.
Wellesley, MA
Principal Investigator:
Michael Russell
Phase I project: Developing the Digital Workpad

Rubicon Partners, LLP
Ypsilanti, MS
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Connor
Phase I project: Teacher Friendly Individualizing Students Instruction Software

Second Avenue Software, Inc.
Pittsford, NY
Principal Investigator:
Victoria Van Voorhis
Phase I project: Web Based Learning Environment for Calculus

Seward, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN
Principal Investigator:
Gregory Sales
Phase I project: Individualized Language Development

Seward, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN
Principal Investigator:
Jayson Richardson
Phase I project: Building Model Eliciting Activities in Middle Grades: Supporting Teachers and the Online Representations and Certifications Application

Triad Digital Media, Inc.
Greensboro, NC
Principal Investigator:
Robert Brown
Phase I project: Math Monster Mystery: A Formative Assessment in Game Format For 4th Grade Mathematics


Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

AbleLink Technologies, Inc.
Colorado Springs, CO
Principal Investigator:
Steven Stock
Title: Development and Evaluation of a Universal Design Multimedia Approach to Enable Autonomous Composition by Students and Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

AbleLink Technologies, Inc.
Colorado Springs, CO
Principal Investigator:
Stephen Stock
Title: Evaluation of a Universally Designed Multimedia Approach to Promote Independent Access to Instant Messaging Technology for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

AbleLink Technologies, Inc.
Colorado Springs, CO
Principal Investigator:
Daniel Davies
Title: Money-Coach: Money Management System to Facilitate Independent Living for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

AbleLink Technologies, Inc.
Colorado Springs, CO
Principal Investigator:
Steven Stock
Title: Development and Evaluation of a Location-Based Multimedia System for Providing Access to Information in Community Settings

AbleLink Technologies, Inc.
Colorado Springs, CO
Principal Investigator:
Steven Stock
Title: Pocket Email: Development and Evaluation of an Accessible PDA-Based Email Program to Facilitate Remote Communication for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

Advanced Medical Electronics, Inc.
Maple Grove, MN
Principal Investigator:
Gary Havey
Title: Connectivity to Modern Electronics for the Hearing Disabled

Assistech Systems, LLC
Eugene, OR
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Keating
Title: Context Aware Daily Living Self-Management Tools for Individuals with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

CreateAbility Concepts, Inc.
Brownsburg, IN
Principal Investigator:
Stephen Sutter
Title: SoundCompass: - A Wearable Sound Direction and Motion Detector for People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Custom Technologies Ltd.
Madison, WI
Principal Investigator:
Karen Blaedow
Title: Conventional Computer Interface for Managing Personal Information: Jot Chat

Knowledge Athletes, Inc.
Fairport, NY
Principal Investigator:
Dave Miller
Title: Knowledge Athletes Platform: Capitalizing on Online Communication to Increase Participation and Learning for All Students

Medgraph, Inc.
Rochester, NY
Principal Investigator:
Edward Shlueter
Title: Diabetes Monitoring for Cognitively Impaired Adults

Motion Control, Inc.
Salt Lake City, Utah
Principal Investigator:
Harold Sears, Ph.D.
Title: Utility Arm and Upper Limb Prosthesis

The Sandbox Learning Company
Cornelius, NC
Principal Investigator:
Amy Maguire
Title: A Social Networking System for Parents and Professionals Working with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Touch Graphics, Inc.
New York, NY
Principal Investigator:
Steven Landau
Title: Creating Audio-Tactile Illustrated Digital Talking Books using a Digital Pen-Based Computing Platform

Vcom3D, Inc.
Orlando, FL
Principal Investigator:
Jason Hurdich
Title: Signing Science Pictionary for Young Learners who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing


 
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