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Silicon Valley Tech for Schools Summit 2013 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.
Lynda Weinman
Keynote Speaker
Lynda Weinman
Executive Chair of the Board / Co-Founder Lynda.com
Participating Companies
30 companies were selected by a team of local educator judges to participate in Silicon Valley Tech for Schools Summit 2013.
ADVANCEfeedback
Online, video observation, evaluation and feedback
BloomBoard
Personalized, competency-based professional growth for teachers, with observation & coaching tools for admins
Clarity
Gathers and analyzes data to guide edtech spending and measure impact on achievement
ClassDojo
Connects teachers, parents and students to improve student behavior and build character strengths
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
Ellevation
Data and instructional management tools for teachers of English Language Learners
eSpark
Develops custom playlists of eBooks, games, videos and learning materials for the iPad
EverFi
Online, gamified courses for 21st Century skills
ExitTicket
Classroom and feedback system that works on any wifi-enabled smartphone or tablet
FineTune
Suite of PD, assessment and literary content tools
Globaloria
Blended-learning courses and platform that teach students to design and code educational games
Hapara Instructional Management Suite
Coordinate, manage & track student & teacher workflow in Google Apps for Education
Impact Management Solution
Student data gathering and analytics tool that pulls info from schools, nonprofits, and community programs
Knowmia
Video lesson library with accompanying creation tools and sharing of student assignments
Knowre
Adaptive math program assesses strengths and weaknesses and personalizes the curriculum
LearnBop
Automated online math tutoring and analytics tool for K-12 students
LearnSprout
Free data analytics for K-12 educators to help fight absenteeism, identify at-risk students and track college readiness.
Lumosity
Online games/exercises designed to challenge core cognitive abilities
Motion Math
Conceptual learning games & dashboard for K-6 math
Newsela
News stories written to multiple levels of complexity with embedded assessments
NoRedInk
Teacher-created writing app generates quizzes based on student interests & skill needs
Ponder
Browser add-on that measures reading activity
Reading Kingdom
K-3 researched-based, online reading and writing instruction program
Securly
Cloud-based filtering for schools. Can also cover mobile devices that students bring home
StudyBlue
Online flashcard, quizzes and study guide creator and sharing network for students
TenMarks Math
Web-based math program providing lesson plans, curriculum & adaptive practice. Offering curriculum, practice, assessment and intervention for 1st grade - high school
The Answer Pad
Multi-platform BYOD student dialogue system that focuses on real-time assessments.
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.
Summit Partners
Co-Hosts Sponsors
Gold Sponsors
Bronze Sponsors