Tech for Schools Summits
Silicon Valley 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
46 companies were selected by a team of local educator judges to participate in Silicon Valley Tech for Schools Summit 2015.
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Actively Learn
Integrates media, common core aligned questions, tools to scaffold and assess reading
BirdBrain Science
Leveled, adaptive CCSS-based science articles for reading comp & subject-specific vocab
Personalized, competency-based professional growth for teachers, with observation & coaching tools for admins
Bloomz App
Teacher-parent communication tool for pre-K to 8th grade classes
Canary Learning
K-12 assessment management tool for distributing, collecting and grading assignments on the teacher’s device.
Capella Professional Development Courses
Online professional development for individuals or full districts
Lesson discovery and recommendation engine for K-12 teachers
CS First
Free program that increases student access and exposure to computer science (CS) education through after-school, in-school, and summer programs
Manages reading assignments, allowing teachers to integrate media & quizzes into ebooks
Drawp for School
Create, share, store and manage assignments in one app
Manage students' data privacy & parental consent; track tools' usage & monitor privacy policies
Math program for grades 2-5 based on international standards with training for teachers
Activities and games that teachers use during breaks to promote focus through physical activity
Digital grading tool that helps teachers assess and effectively utilize student data
Grades and provides feedback on student work
Fosters literacy through personalized reading and learning
Intel Studybook
Low-cost tablet that Intel plans on using third-party companies to manage and distribute
Library of interactive science lessons for grades K-5 designed using the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
Organized non-fiction, public radio stories covering science, social studies and language arts topics
Mr. Elmer
Tracks data on student behavior & school culture
Mystery Science
Open-and-go lessons that inspire kids to love science.
News-O-Matic EDU
Selection of daily news articles for students
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
Lessons that use pop culture and real world topics to teach a variety of subjects for grades 6-12
Free, assignable resource library with individually recommended lessons
Photo Story for the Classroom
Multimedia story creation app for the iPad
Project Ignite
Electronics, 3D design, and 3D printing projects for the classroom
A 3D bioprinter that comes with related curriculum for high school and college students
Run Marco
Adventure game to learn coding using visual programming language
scrible Edu
Save webpages, annotate, share research with peers with added student edition features
Suite of classroom management tools and adaptive and social math games for grades K-5
CCSS aligned lessons focused on teaching close reading and argumentative writing across multiple subjects for grades 4 - 12
Current events reading content for students & teachers
Todo Math
CCSS-aligned iOS math games for K - 2 students
Torsh Talent
Facilitates teacher observation & feedback through collaborative video tool
Video coding tool aimed to interest girls in coding
Suite of mobile and web apps that enable students to create collaborative maps, drawings and reflections
Words U
Learn college-level words by texting friends
Book creator tool that supports students to learn the basics of reading and writing
Track individual & group behavior while streamlining the discipline process
Online one-to-one math tutoring
Multimedia portfolio to supplement college applications
Branching Minds
Tool that helps teachers and adminsitrators identify, recommend and track both academic and behavioral interventions
Assessment creation tool that enables teachers to assign, track and share CCSS-aligned quizzes with Smarter Balanced and PARCC style questions
Open-source library of electronic modules snap together with magnets for prototype/ play
Summit Partners
Co-Hosts Sponsors
  • San Mateo County Office of Education
  • Santa Clara County Office of Education
  • Rocketship
Gold Sponsors
  • New Schools Venture Fund
  • Autodesk
  • Little Bits
  • Capella Education
Silver Sponsors
  • Pearson
  • Intel Education Accelerator
Bronze Sponsors
  • Shutterfly
  • Google
  • timeforkids
  • edWeb

Supporting Sponsor

Beer Bash Sponsors