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EdSurge Tech for Schools Summit: Silicon Valley 2013

Silicon Valley Education Foundation

Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (PDT)

EdSurge Tech for Schools Summit: Silicon Valley 2013

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Educator Ended Free  
Non-Educator? contact tyler@edsurge.com Ended Free  

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WHAT: 
Silicon Valley educators and entrepreneurs will gather for a genuine exchange around edtech tools for schools. Educators will gain exposure to cutting edge tech tools and put questions to the founding teams behind them. For more info, visit the event page
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WHO: 
This event is designed for educators - including teachers, administrators, and tech specialists. Please feel free to extend this invitation to your fellow colleagues and those from neighboring schools! Space is limited, so please RSVP by Nov 1, 2013!

NOTE: If you are not a K-20 teacher, professor, administrator, etc., but are still interested in attending, please contact tyler@edsurge.com 


WHY: 
Given the fast-moving changes in technology, understanding what tools make the most sense for teachers and schools can be challenging. Not only is it critical for educators to be exposed to the latest technology, but it's also important that educator voices are heard by those who are building the tools. 

SCHEDULE: 
09:00 AM Registration and complimentary breakfast
09:45 AM Greetings and introductions
10:00 AM Exploration and interaction with edtech tools
12:30 PM Complimentary lunch
01:30 PM (More!) Exploration and interaction with edtech tools
04:00 PM Special cocktail reception
05:00 PM Raffle prizes
05:30 PM Fireside chat with Lynda Weinman (CEO, Lynda.com) 


WHAT TO EXPECT: 
This event is designed for educators by educators. Expect exposure to new tools, use cases, demo's, networking with colleagues and a fun atmosphere to connect with like-minded educators. To this end, there will be no marketing fluff allowed!

At the end of the day, we will have a raffle drawing for iPad Minis, Chromebooks, and one-year subscription to Lynda.com, a long-time leading in bringing video tutorials to your fingertips!

WHAT TO BRING: 
This event is all about trying out new school tools! Please bring your mobile devices, such as a laptop of tablet. You can bring smartphones too but not every product may be designed for them.


QUESTIONS: 
Please contact Tony Wan (tony@edsurge.com) for any questions.


BROUGHT TO YOU BY:
EdSurge will be cohosting this gathering with NewSchools Venture Fund, the Santa Clara County Office of Education, and the Silicon Valley Education Foundation. 



 

Have questions about EdSurge Tech for Schools Summit: Silicon Valley 2013? Contact Silicon Valley Education Foundation

When

Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (PDT)


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Silicon Valley Education Foundation

Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF) is a nonprofit resource and advocate for public education in Silicon Valley. We drive scholastic achievement in the critical areas of math and science by combining resources and partnerships to provide innovative academic programs. We are a catalyst for policy solutions in public education. Our mission is to make Silicon Valley the leader in academically prepared students.

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