April 29 – Elevate [Math] Newsletter – SWAG

April 29, 2019Elevate [Math]

Students that attend Elevate [Math] this summer will get lots of free swag, find out what you will get, just for coming to class! Have you ever had an amazing idea for a story or an invention, yet you couldn’t find a single pencil to write it down? Well, we can help you with this! … Read More

Teachers Teaching Teachers in the ESA

April 29, 2019East Side Alliance

“ ‘The California Instructional Leadership Corps has changed the paradigm for teaching and learning,’ said Linda Darling-Hammond, president and CEO of the Learning Policy Institute. Darling-Hammond, a Stanford University professor emeritus and the newly named head of the California State Board of Education, spoke at February’s ILC conference on sustaining its work in the field. … Read More

April 15 – Elevate [Math] Newsletter – Testimonials

April 18, 2019Elevate [Math]

Elevate [Math] – Student and Teacher Testimonials Para la versión en español, desplácese hacia abajo. Students: “I liked the math surprisingly because I have always found math very boring and not this program.” “I liked the most about the program was that we got to learn ahead of time and not have to worry about … Read More

A Math EdTech Mixed Methods Study: i-Ready (Part 6 of 6)

April 17, 2019STEM Innovation Hub

During the 2017–18 school year, Silicon Valley Education Foundation(SVEF)’s iHub team partnered with WestEd and two school districts in the region to conduct a study on what math EdTech products are in use in 7th grade, how they are being used, and if they have an impact on student achievement. The study used a mixed-methods approach to draw … Read More

A Math EdTech Mixed Methods Study: Khan Academy (Part 5 of 6)

April 17, 2019STEM Innovation Hub

During the 2017–18 school year, Silicon Valley Education Foundation(SVEF)’s iHub team partnered with WestEd and two of school districts in the region to conduct a study on what math EdTech products are in use in 7th grade, how they are being used, and if they have an impact on student achievement. The study used a mixed-methods approach to … Read More

April Monthly Update

April 15, 201949ers STEM Leadership Institute

The 49ers SLI monthly update is a program-wide newsletter, which overviews our classes and activities from the last month, including announcements, shoutouts, and photos. This month’s update includes news about Tech Challenge, Synopsys Science Fair awards, MakerFaire, recent field trips, upcoming class events, end of year tests, and more! Return to 49ers SLI Program Page … Read More

49ers SLI 7th Graders Visit Google

April 9, 201949ers STEM Leadership Institute

In early April, all 49ers SLI 7th graders had the unique opportunity to visit Google in Mountain View. The visit started off with a tour of the campus, followed by a marvelous lunch buffet in the food court, and then employees spoke with students about their specific work within Google. Topics covered included: How Google … Read More