Goals for Education

April 6, 2020College Readiness, News

Goals for Education Presented by Wells Fargo Bank and the San Jose Earthquakes, and powered by SVEF, Goals for Education offers up to 20 scholarships of $1500 to high school seniors who demonstrate a commitment to physical health, financial literacy, and STEM education. For every goal the San Jose Earthquakes score during the regular season, … Read More

Four Years of Math–What For? Forum

December 19, 2019Elevate [Math], News

FOUR YEARS OF MATH–WHAT FOR? Silicon Valley Education Foundation hosts forum on controversial California State University proposal Contact: Cynthia Harvey Communications Director, Silicon Valley Education Foundation cynthia@svefoundation.org (408) 790-9475 Download Press Release SAN JOSE, CA. – Should the California State University system require students to take four years of math in high school? Silicon Valley … Read More

ESA Newsletter Summer 2019

May 20, 2019East Side Alliance

ESA Newsletter Summer 2019 Edition Inside this Edition: Teacher Appreciation Month! Glenn Hoffmann Award ALAS: Achieving Latinx Academic Success Assessment for Learning Series ESA’s Instructional Leadership Corps Upcoming Opportunities for Teachers Click here for the full newsletter Special thanks to our ESA funder: Applied Materials

ESA Earns 2019 Hoffmann Award & Kristi Porter Award

May 3, 2019East Side Alliance

The ESA is honored to be among the 2019 Glenn Hoffmann Award winners. Presented by the Santa Clara County School Board Association, these awards recognize school and school district programs that significantly impact student success. The ESA is proud to be recognized for the professional development provided to educators across the eight districts. A special … 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

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

A Math EdTech Mixed Methods Study: Trust is Key (Part 4 of 6)

February 25, 2019STEM Innovation Hub

Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF) is a nonprofit resource and advocate for students and educators. We are dedicated to supporting all students to be on track for college and careers, focusing on the critical areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). SVEF’s Learning Innovation Hub (iHub) leverages research, practice, partnerships, and policy to raise student achievement through … Read More

A Math EdTech Mixed Methods Study: “Building the Plane While Flying It” (Part 3 of 6)

February 18, 2019STEM Innovation Hub

Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF) is a nonprofit resource and advocate for students and educators. We are dedicated to supporting all students to be on track for college and careers, focusing on the critical areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). SVEF’s Learning Innovation Hub (iHub) leverages research, practice, partnerships, and policy to raise student achievement through … Read More