Tech for Schools Summits
Los Angeles Tech for Schools Summit 2014 Recap
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Dean Karen Symms Gallagher, Ph.D.
Keynote Speaker
Dean Karen Symms Gallagher, Ph.D.
Dean of the USC Rossier School of Education; previously a professor, scholar and academic administrator at both public and private research universities throughout the US.
Karen Holst
Keynote Speaker
Karen Holst
Executive Fuse Corps Fellow, California Department of Education;
Member of the California State Superintendent Executive Committee;
Previously, co-founder and executive at MyEDU
Dr. Melora Sundt
Keynote Speaker
Dr. Melora Sundt
Executive Fuse Corps Fellow, California Department of Education;
Member of the California State Superintendent Executive Committee;
Previously, co-founder and executive at MyEDU
Participating Companies
33 companies were selected by a team of local educator judges to participate in Los Angeles Tech for Schools Summit 2014.
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AccountabELL
Instructional and accountability data management tool that helps schools and teachers manage their ELL students
Actively Learn
Integrates media, common core aligned questions, tools to scaffold and assess reading
BrainRush
Instructional game authoring tool and library for all subjects
BrightLoop
Tool for tracking interactions, progress, and lesson ideas for individual learners
ClassDojo
Connects teachers, parents and students to improve student behavior and build character strengths
ClassOwl
Assignment management tool that allows students and teachers to keep track of what work needs to be done and how long it will take to finish
Common Curriculum
Tool for lesson and unit plan creation, collaboration and sharing created by teachers
Curriculet
Manages reading assignments, allowing teachers to integrate media & quizzes into ebooks
Doceri
Interactive whiteboard and screencast recording app for iPads allows hand drawn graphics
Edulastic
Assessment creation tool that enables teachers to assign, track and share CCSS-aligned quizzes with Smarter Balanced and PARCC style questions
ExitTicket
Classroom and feedback system that works on any wifi-enabled smartphone or tablet
FreshGrade
Online portfolio to track and comment on student work
Globaloria
Blended-learning courses and platform that teach students to design and code educational games
GoNoodle
Activities and games that teachers use during breaks to promote focus through physical activity
Jumpido
Series of collaborative and active math games that use the Microsoft Kinect
LightSail
Literacy tool providing standards aligned texts, assessments and data dashboard
LoiLoNote School
App for student content creation, collaboration and classroom management
Mathbreakers
Immersive 3D game world in which students intrinsically learn math fundamentals like fractions through the game mechanics
Matific
Series of math activities and games on the browser and iPad that map to popular textbooks and CCSS
Newsela
News stories written to multiple levels of complexity with embedded assessments
News-O-Matic EDU
Selection of daily news articles for students
Redbird Advanced Learning
Adaptive K-12 digital curriculum, blended learning services and professional development
Sokikom
Suite of classroom management tools and adaptive and social math games for grades K-5
Tales2go
Mobile audiobook app delivering on-demand access to thousands of titles from leading publishers and storytellers.
TeachBoost
Manage classroom observations, instructional coaching and formative feedback
ThinkCERCA
CCSS aligned lessons focused on teaching close reading and argumentative writing across multiple subjects for grades 4 - 12
Zaption
Web app that lets teachers add images, text, quizzes, and discussions to existing videos from YouTube, Vimeo and private video libraries.
Zeal
Online one-to-one math tutoring
Zulama Entertainment Technology Academy
Programming, art and design curriculum with a focus on games and project-based learning
BrainPOP
Animated movies, learning games, quizzes and interactive activities covering K-8 and ESL curriculum
Canvas
Open source learning management system designed to be compatible with any classroom environment
Google Classroom
Helps teachers manage their students and their assignments in one place, utilizing the full suite of Google apps
Lessoncast PD Tools & Services
Web-based software to connect professional learning and classroom practice through teacher-created digital resources
Summit Partners
Co-Hosts Sponsors
  • CUE
  • Riverside Unified School District
Gold Sponsors
  • New Schools Venture Fund
  • Google
  • Canvas by Instructure
  • RGS
  • GameDesk
Silver Sponsors
  • engrade
  • The Learning Accelerator
  • Pearson
  • BrainPOP
Bronze Sponsors
  • Education Entrepreneurs
  • versal
  • sharemylesson

Supporting Sponsors

  • 2U.com
  • GHP (Good Harbor Partners)