Tech for Schools Summits
Silicon Valley Tech for Schools Summit 2014 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.
Governor Bob Wise
Keynote Speaker
Governor Bob Wise
President, Alliance for Excellent Education
Governor, West Virginia, 2001–05
Participating Companies
44 companies were selected by a team of local educator judges to participate in Silicon Valley Tech for Schools Summit 2014.
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21Teach
STEM Mobile Resource Library Curated by Teachers for K12 Education
Activate Instruction
Library of Common Core aligned lesson plans that schools can sync with their SIS
Actively Learn
Integrates media, common core aligned questions, tools to scaffold and assess reading
ADVANCEfeedback
Online, video observation, evaluation and feedback
Alma
Learning Management (LMS) and Student Information System (SIS) featuring curriculum management, grades, student records, data analytics and more
BrainPOP
Animated movies, learning games, quizzes and interactive activities covering K-8 and ESL curriculum
BrightLoop
Tool for tracking interactions, progress, and lesson ideas for individual learners
CodeMonkey
Online game that teaches computer programming to kids
Common Curriculum
Tool for lesson and unit plan creation, collaboration and sharing created by teachers
CourseKicker
Lesson discovery and recommendation engine for K-12 teachers
Curriculet
Manages reading assignments, allowing teachers to integrate media & quizzes into ebooks
DeansList
Behavior management tool that lets teachers track, record, and report classroom data about students to other teachers, admins and parents
Edthena
Online video coaching for teacher observation & feedback using collaborative commenting tools
Edulastic
Assessment creation tool that enables teachers to assign, track and share CCSS-aligned quizzes with Smarter Balanced and PARCC style questions
Ellevation
Data and instructional management tools for teachers of English Language Learners
GlassLab Games
Suite of online classroom games developing 21st Century skills
GoNoodle
Activities and games that teachers use during breaks to promote focus through physical activity
Kaymbu
Classroom documentation tool that communicates student's activity and progress to their parents
LightSail
Literacy tool providing standards aligned texts, assessments and data dashboard
Mosa Mack Science
Fun science education videos aligned with CCSS and Next Generation Science Standards
Motion Math
Conceptual learning games & dashboard for K-6 math
myON
Personalized, digitally enhanced literacy and reporting platform for K-8 students
Nepris Industry Connections
Connect teachers and classrooms with subject-relevant STEM professionals
Newsela
News stories written to multiple levels of complexity with embedded assessments
Otus Student Performance Platform
Combination K-12 LMS, data warehouse & classroom Management tools
Pearltrees
Share and explore collections of web pages, photos, and notes around topics of interest
Ponder
Browser add-on that measures reading activity
Quill
Online exercises that allow students to learn English grammar by writing sentences and proofreading passages.
ReadWorks
Online reading comprehension instruction tool that provides strategies and common core aligned lesson plans for teachers.
Schoolrunner
Data management tool that tracks attendance, behavior, grades, mastery, etc. all in one place for teachers and admins to access
scrible Edu
Save webpages, annotate, share research with peers with added student edition features
Share My Lesson
Free classroom resource library that lets teachers create and share lesson plans, strategies. etc.
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
Thrive 'n' Shine
Game teaching financial literacy to teens and young adults
trinket
Tool for interactively teaching programming (eg Python)
Versal
Create online courses without coding
VidCode
Video coding tool aimed to interest girls in coding
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
Declara
Adaptive social network for professional development
Edsby
K-12 LMS providing information to parents, teachers & administrators
Globaloria
Blended-learning courses and platform that teach students to design and code educational games
Redbird Advanced Learning
Adaptive K-12 digital curriculum, blended learning services and professional development
Summit Partners
Co-Hosts Sponsors
  • San Mateo County Office of Education
  • Santa Clara County Office of Education
Gold Sponsors
  • versal
  • New Schools Venture Fund
  • at&t
  • myOn
  • Insight Education Group
Silver Sponsors
  • Pearson
  • Edsby
  • Redbird Advanced Learning
  • Declara
Bronze Sponsors
  • sharemylesson
  • pearltrees
  • BrainPOP

Supporting Sponsors

  • Education Entrepreneurs