Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR)
Institute of Education Sciences FY 2009 Awards
In FY 2009, Small Business Innovation Research program Phase II awards supported the following projects:
Agile Mind, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Linda Chaput
Title: Agile Mind Visualization
Principal Investigator: David Miller
Title: Literacy Engagement and Achievement Passport (LEAP): Capitalizing on Social Networking Practices to Increase Adolescent Literacy, Engagement, and Achievement
Nimble Assessment Systems, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Michael Russell
Title: Developing the Digital Workpad
Triad Digital Media, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Robert Brown
Title: Math Monster Mystery: A Formative Assessment in Game Format For 4th Grade Mathematics
In FY 2009, Small Business Innovation Research program Fast-Track (Phase I and II) awards supported the following projects:
Fluidity Software, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Donald Carney
Title: An Online Professional Development Program for FluidMath
Principal Investigator: Joaquin Gentry
Title: Web-Based Multimedia Platform to Enhance Teacher-Led Inquiry-Based Learning in Middle School Science
Principal Investigator: Gregory Sales
Title: Word-Learning Strategies: A Program for Upper-Elementary Readers
Virtual Learning Technologies, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Snehal Patel
Title: An Empirical Approach to Developing Web-Based Math Learning Games to Improve Elementary School Student Outcomes
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)
Advanced Medical Electronics Corporation
Maple Grove, MN
Principal Investigator: Gary Havey
Title: Connectivity to Modern Electronics for the Hearing Disabled
Assistech Systems, LLC
Principal Investigator: Thomas Keating
Title: A Cognitively Accessible Software Application for Augmented Self-Management
Motion Control, Inc.
Salt Lake City, Utah
Principal Investigator: Harold Sears
Title: Utility Arm – An Upper Arm Prosthesis
Touch Graphics, Inc.
New York, NY
Principal Investigator: Steven Landau
Title: Audio-Tactile Interactive Computing with the Livescribe Pulse Pen
Principal Investigator: Jason Hurdich
Title: Signing Science Pictionary for Young Learners who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing