Tech for Schools Summits
Tennessee 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.
Chris Barbic
Keynote Speaker
Chris Barbic
Superintendent of the Achievement School District
Participating Companies
31 companies were selected by a team of local educator judges to participate in Tennessee Tech for Schools Summit 2014.
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Actively Learn
Integrates media, common core aligned questions, tools to scaffold and assess reading
Books That Grow
Digital reading platform that adapts fiction and non-fiction texts to match students' reading levels
Choosito
Optimized internet search tool that curates content based on subject and quality and matches it to students' reading levels
Citelighter
Helps teachers streamline CCSS-aligned writing assignments, grading and measuring student performance
ClassDojo
Connects teachers, parents and students to improve student behavior and build character strengths
ClassWallet
A tool designed to make it easier for teachers to raise, manage, track and spend money for the classroom
Common Curriculum
Tool for lesson and unit plan creation, collaboration and sharing created by teachers
Conceptua Math
Curriculum for Grades 3-5 math that includes multiple visual models, daily discussion, and assessments.
Curriculet
Manages reading assignments, allowing teachers to integrate media & quizzes into ebooks
ExitTicket
Classroom and feedback system that works on any wifi-enabled smartphone or tablet
Fantasy Geopolitics
Social studies game in which students draft countries and earn points as they track current events
FreshGrade
Online portfolio to track and comment on student work
GoNoodle
Activities and games that teachers use during breaks to promote focus through physical activity
Kickboard
Data management tool to help teachers track students' academic/ behavioral performance
LearnBop
Automated online math tutoring and analytics tool for K-12 students
LearnZillion
Common Core digital curriculum and professional development platform for grades 2-12
Lessoncast PD Tools & Services
Web-based software to connect professional learning and classroom practice through teacher-created digital resources
LiveSchool
Classroom and behavior management app with features to reward students with incentives
Planboard
Curriculum planning tool that allows teachers to map plans to standards and collaborate with other teachers
Ponder
Browser add-on that measures reading activity
Qlovi
Tool that provides teachers with a series of eBooks, standards linked activities, and learning data to promote student literacy
Scholar
Writing workspace for student authored multimedia content & teacher progress reporting tool
Schoolrunner
Data management tool that tracks attendance, behavior, grades, mastery, etc. all in one place for teachers and admins to access
Schoolzilla
Centralize, visualize, explore and act on school data from multiple sources
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.
SmarterCookie
Lets teachers upload classroom videos & receive timestamped feedback from coaches & peers
Snapwiz
Formative assessment creation and assignment tool based on the CCSS
Tales2go
Mobile audiobook app delivering on-demand access to thousands of titles from leading publishers and storytellers.
TeachBoost
Manage classroom observations, instructional coaching and formative feedback
TOWER
Data platform that delivers info relevant to evaluations to teachers in real time in order to make to quick, well-informed decisions
Summit Partners
Co-Hosts Sponsors
  • Tennessee Department of Education
Gold Sponsors
  • New Schools Venture Fund
  • Google
Silver Sponsors
  • Pearson
  • LearnBop
  • BloomBoard
Bronze Sponsors
  • Education Entrepreneurs
  • Choosito
  • Schoolzilla
  • TeachBoost
  • BrainPOP