Resource: EdSurge Summit 2013 Tools for the Classroom

Thirty companies offering curriculum products, classroom tools, admin tools and more were selected by a panel of teachers and edtech coordinators.



BloomBoard
Tool for teachers to develop professional learning plans and for admins to evaluate teachers



Clarity (BrightBytes)
Gathers and analyzes data to guide edtech spending and measure impact on achievement 
Trial available · Try it here



ClassDojo
Tracks student behavior and offers virtual incentives



Doceri
Interactive whiteboard and screencast recording app for iPads allows hand drawn graphics 
Trial available · Try it here



ELLevation
Administrative and data management tools for teachers of English Language Learners 
Trial available · Try it here



eSpark
Develops custom playlists of eBooks, games, videos and learning materials for the iPad



EverFi
Products for 21st Century skills and knowledge: financial and digital literacy, civics, more 
Trial available - Registration Code: 685917b5 · Try it here



ExitTicket
Classroom and feedback system that works on any wifi-enabled smartphone or tablet. 
Trial available · Try it here



FineTune (AcademicMerit)
Professional Development tool that trains teachers to understand the common core standards for writing. 
Trial available · Try it here



Globaloria
Blended-learning courses and platform that teach students to design and code educational games 
Trial available · Try it here



Gobstopper
Manages reading assignments, allowing teachers to integrate media & quizzes into ebooks 
Trial available · Try it here



Hapara Teacher Dashboard
Teacher dashboard for Google Apps in school for integrated experience/effective workflow



ObserverNet (Insight Education Group)
Teacher development tool in which third party coaches give feedback on classroom video



iResult Impact Management Solution
Student data gathering and analytics tool that pulls info from schools, nonprofits, and community programs 
Trial available - email team@myiresult.com for log-in info · Try it here



Knowmia
Video lesson library with accompanying creation tools and sharing of student assignments



KnowRe
Adaptive math program assesses strengths and weaknesses and personalizes the curriculum 
Trial available · Try it here



LearnBop
Automated online math tutoring and analytics tool for 6th-9th grade students 
Trial available · Try it here



LearnSprout
Provides universal API so developers can easily build apps to connect with schools' SIS



Lumosity
Online games/exercises to improve core cognitive abilities and boost mental performance 
Trial available - Use activation code: 1ZJZE-CRTTA · Try it here



Motion Math
Suite of learning games fostering an intuitive sense of math in players 
Trial available - email info@motionmathgames.com with codeword EdSurgeRocks·Try it here



Newsela
News stories written to multiple levels of text complexity, embedded assessments and reporting tools 
Trial available · Try it here



NoRedInk
Teacher created writing app generates quizzes based on student interests & skill needs



Ponder (Ponder Labs)
Browser Add-on that measures reading activity and promotes understanding and sharing 
Trial available · Try it here



Reading Kingdom (Mojo Learning)
Researched-based, online reading and writing instruction program for K-3 students 
Trial available · Try it here



Securly
Cloud-based filtering for schools. Can also cover mobile devices that students bring home



StudyBlue
Online flashcard, quizzes and study guide creator and sharing network for students 
Trial available · Try it here



TenMarks
A web-based adaptive math program that complements math concepts taught by teachers. It offers integrated math practice, instruction assessment, and intervention to improve student outcomes



The Answer Pad
Multi-platform BYOD student dialogue system that focuses on real-time assessments



ThinkCERCA
CCSS aligned lessons focused on teaching argumentation and critical thinking skills 
Trial available · Try it here



Zaption
Video editing tool that lets teachers add images, quizzes, and discussions to instructional videos 
Trial available · Try it here