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
BloomBoard
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
CourseKicker
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
Curriculet
Manages reading assignments, allowing teachers to integrate media & quizzes into ebooks
Drawp for School
Create, share, store and manage assignments in one app
EdProtect
Manage students' data privacy & parental consent; track tools' usage & monitor privacy policies
Foundations
Math program for grades 2-5 based on international standards with training for teachers
GoNoodle
Activities and games that teachers use during breaks to promote focus through physical activity
Gradeable
Digital grading tool that helps teachers assess and effectively utilize student data
Gradescope
Grades and provides feedback on student work
iLIT
Fosters literacy through personalized reading and learning
Intel Studybook
Low-cost tablet that Intel plans on using third-party companies to manage and distribute
Koantum
Library of interactive science lessons for grades K-5 designed using the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
Listenwise
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
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
NuSkool
Lessons that use pop culture and real world topics to teach a variety of subjects for grades 6-12
OpenEd
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
R3BEL
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
Sokikom
Suite of classroom management tools and adaptive and social math games for grades K-5
ThinkCERCA
CCSS aligned lessons focused on teaching close reading and argumentative writing across multiple subjects for grades 4 - 12
TIME Edge
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
VidCode
Video coding tool aimed to interest girls in coding
WeCollabrify
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
WriteReader
Book creator tool that supports students to learn the basics of reading and writing
Yooply
Track individual & group behavior while streamlining the discipline process
Zeal
Online one-to-one math tutoring
ZeeMee
Multimedia portfolio to supplement college applications
Branching Minds
Tool that helps teachers and adminsitrators identify, recommend and track both academic and behavioral interventions
Edulastic
Assessment creation tool that enables teachers to assign, track and share CCSS-aligned quizzes with Smarter Balanced and PARCC style questions
littleBits
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
  • Capella Education
  • Little Bits
  • Autodesk
  • New Schools Venture Fund
Silver Sponsors
  • Intel Education Accelerator
  • Pearson
Bronze Sponsors
  • Shutterfly
  • edWeb
  • timeforkids
  • Google

Supporting Sponsor

Beer Bash Sponsors