Tech for Schools Summits
Silicon Valley Tech for Schools Summit 2016 in Oakland 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
36 companies were selected by a team of local educator judges to participate in Silicon Valley Tech for Schools Summit 2016 in Oakland.
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Online, video observation, evaluation and feedback
Hands-on STEM activities
Project-based entrepreneurship, financial and business challenges
Virtual world to teach conceptual math and computational fluency
Organize STEM lessons; track student progress & understanding
Course Hero
Collection of study documents, courses, video lectures and 24/7 online tutor response
Tool that lets students and teachers create interactive timelines, integrating primary source materials
Immersed Games
Suite of games for learning ecology
Istation Reading
Research-based curriculum, assessment and intervention program for reading and writing for grades pre-K through 12
Student performance dashboard that integrates Google apps
Online engineering & 3D printing lessons for girls
Library of interactive science lessons for grades K-5 designed using the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
Lesson Planet
Online curriculum resource for K-12 educators reviewed by credentialed teachers
Organized non-fiction, public radio stories covering science, social studies and language arts topics
Little Robot Friends
Programmable, customizable table-top robots
OTX West
Free, reclaimed tech equipment for low income schools
Massive online education game for any subject
Small group PD and coaching for teachers
Automatically create study aids from online or uploaded content
SAM Labs
Suite of toys to teach coding to young students
scrible Edu
Save webpages, annotate, share research with peers with added student edition features
Sown to Grow
Goal setting tool for student use
Swift CSP
Curriculum for teaching the AP CSP course using Apple Swift
Multi-lingual communication between teachers and parents
TES Connect
A space for teachers to connect with each other, share and find resources, and apply for jobs
Adaptive vocabulary curriculum
Book creator tool that supports students to learn the basics of reading and writing
BirdBrain Science
Leveled, adaptive CCSS-based science articles for reading comp & subject-specific vocab
Automatic grading for multiple choice exams
Learning A-Z
Supplementary curriculum with interactive resources, leveled online ebooks and quizzes
Data analysis tool for discovering patterns in school data
Animated leveled books with pronunciation support and interactive quizzes for grades K-6
Repl.It Classroom
Create & grade coding assignments for students
Think Through Math
Adaptive math program providing instruction, practice and help from live teachers
Torsh Talent
Facilitates teacher observation & feedback through collaborative video tool
Adaptive, Common Core-aligned practice and assessment for Math and English students in grades 2-8
Summit Partners
Co-Hosts Sponsors
  • San Mateo County Office of Education
  • OUSD
  • Rogers Family Foundation
  • AlamedaCOE
  • Orinda Union School District
  • MUSD
  • Big Picture Learning
Gold Sponsors
  • New Schools Venture Fund
  • Istation
  • Insight ADVANCE
  • Reach Capital
Silver Sponsors
  • Learning A-Z
  • Intel Education Accelerator
  • Waggle
  • Think Through Math
Bronze Sponsors
  • CreatorUp
  • Intel2
  • D&D Security
  • Course Hero
  • TES Global