Tech for Schools Summits
DC Tech for Schools Summit 2015 Recap
These summits may be over, but the learning, reflections and relationships continue! Find the events recaps below or jump over to one of our Upcoming Summits.
Participating Companies
34 companies were selected by a team of local educator judges to participate in DC Tech for Schools Summit 2015.
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123D Circuits
Online circuit simulator
Actively Learn
Integrates media, common core aligned questions, tools to scaffold and assess reading
After the Storm
CCSS-aligned reading game and corresponding curriculum for Middle School students
CommonLit
Repository of free English texts, organized by theme
CourseKicker
Lesson discovery and recommendation engine for K-12 teachers
Curriculet
Manages reading assignments, allowing teachers to integrate media & quizzes into ebooks
District Click
Handles digital permission slips and payment collection for teachers
Drawp for School
Create, share, store and manage assignments in one app
Edulastic
Assessment creation tool that enables teachers to assign, track and share CCSS-aligned quizzes with Smarter Balanced and PARCC style questions
Formative
Create & assign digital quizzes, then track students' progress
FutureMakers
Facilitators of STEAM, project-based lessons
InferCabulary
Research-based vocabulary instruction tool that teaches words through analagous visuals
Mathspace
Track and provide feedback on all aspects of a math problem, including intermediate steps
Monster Math
iPad and iPhone game for K-5 students to practice CCSS-aligned math skills
Mr. Elmer
Tracks data on student behavior & school culture
Nepris Industry Connections
Connect teachers and classrooms with subject-relevant STEM professionals
Net-Ref
Manage and track students' web activities
News-O-Matic EDU
Selection of daily news articles for students
NextLesson
Standards aligned curriculum, projects, lessons and worksheets for teachers for ELA, Social Studies, Math and Science
Noticing Tools
Suite of standards-aligned iOS mobile applications for math and science that promote experiential learning
Nureva Troove
Digital Portfolio for K-12 students
Roman Town
free iPad game in which student practice critical thinking skills while learning about ancient Rome
ScribeSense
Automatic grading for short response questions
Share My Lesson
Free classroom resource library that lets teachers create and share lesson plans, strategies. etc.
Story2 EssayBuilder
Uses story-telling, online coaching & writing toolkit to develop story-based college essays
ThinkCERCA
CCSS aligned lessons focused on teaching close reading and argumentative writing across multiple subjects for grades 4 - 12
Tinkercad
Browser-based modeling tool for beginners that creates 3D printable designs
Trails for Education
Visually map resources & lessons into curated playlists
CDW
Provider of educational hardware and IT solutions
Class Compete
Improve student test-taking abilities using games
Gradeable
Digital grading tool that helps teachers assess and effectively utilize student data
Lessoncast PD Tools & Services
Web-based software to connect professional learning and classroom practice through teacher-created digital resources
Tales2go
Mobile audiobook app delivering on-demand access to thousands of titles from leading publishers and storytellers.
Summit Partners
Co-Hosts Sponsors
  • American Federation of Teachers
  • DC Public Schools
  • Washington Teachers Union
  • Baltimore Teachers Union
Gold Sponsors
  • CDW-G
  • New Schools Venture Fund
Silver Sponsors
  • Nureva
Bronze Sponsors
  • Tinkercad
  • 123 Circuits
  • Autodesk