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Posts in the Category: General News

March 23rd, 2017

Silverback stands out in highly competitive field of  K-12 personalized learning products BOISE, ID, March 23, 2017 – Silverback Learning Solutions (www.silverbacklearning.com),  a pioneering K-12 education technology company and developer of the Mileposts™ personalized learning platform installed in schools K-12 nationwide, today announced that it has won the Cool Tool Award for Best Personalized Learning Solution from EdTech Digest. The EdTech Digest Awards Program annually recognizes outstanding education technology solutions reshaping the education culture and…   Read…

March 20th, 2017

Personalized Learning Platforms for School Districts Equip Students and Educators BOCA RATON, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Office Depot, Inc. (ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, today announced a partnership with Silverback Learning Solutions, a pioneering K-12 education technology company, to bring districts and administrators personalized learning solutions that help foster student and educator achievement. The unique partnership combines Office Depot, Inc.’s Committed to Learning™ initiative with Silverback Learning Solutions’ education software Mileposts™,…   Read…

March 13th, 2017

Mileposts and Teacher Vitae are finalists!   From EdTech Digest: Any education company is, by the era in which we now live, an edtech company. And today, any educator, learner, or leader is at least a nascent technologist. Billions of dollars have been invested in this future, and we will no doubt invest billions more. Whatever the immediate figures, because of the integral nature of education to humanity’s ultimate survival, the long-term trend will only…   Read…

September 20th, 2016

September 2016 Happy back-to-school! We hope that the school year is off to a great start and that you have had some time to explore the many updates that were made to Gooru over the summer. If you need any support getting reacquainted with Gooru, we suggest visiting our Teacher Toolkit to access online tutorials, sign up for webinars or office hours, or explore our user guide. NEW! Customize FREE Featured Courses in Gooru! This…   Read…

September 8th, 2016

Join Gooru for a 2-Day Training with Achieve on aligning content to the EQuIP Rubrics for NGSS and CCSS Math – September 28th AND 29th. Achieve is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit education reform organization dedicated to working with states to raise academic standards and graduation requirements, improve assessments, and strengthen accountability. Achieve will be coming to the Sobrato Center in Redwood Shores (Redwood City, CA) to train Gooru’s STEM Fellows on the EQuIP rubric as…   Read…

August 23rd, 2016

Teacher Vitae, a SaaS-based solution driving Personalized Professional Growth, offers streamlined approach for teachers and administrators  Silverback Learning Solutions launches professional learning platform to help educators and administrators achieve professional success Silverback Learning Solutions (http://www.silverbacklearning.com), an educator founded technology company and developer of Mileposts™, today announced the launch of Silverback Teacher Vitae™, a comprehensive educator and administrator effectiveness platform that supports teachers in reaching their full potential. Read the full press release here.

August 12th, 2016

August Newsletter Getting Ready for Back-to-School! Hello, teachers! We hope that you enjoyed a well-deserved break in the sun this summer, or wherever your summertime adventures might have taken you. In case you missed our last newsletter, we are excited to share the news that major updates were made to Gooru over the summer! If you have a few minutes to get acquainted with the new updates, please read on for a few tips. NEW in…   Read…

July 6th, 2016

June 2016 Today we present: Gooru’s Learning Navigator! Teachers, kudos on making it to the end of another school year! While you’ve been grading those last few exams and bidding goodbye to students for the summer, we’ve been busy making updates to Gooru to make the next school year even better. We are excited to share the news that major updates to Gooru’s learning navigator are here! Read on to see what’s new and how to…   Read…

June 16th, 2016

Big changes coming this Friday! We’ve been working on major updates to Gooru’s learning navigator, and now we’re excited to announce that they’re almost here! In just a few days, Gooru will have a new look and feel as well as new features and content to support you as you personalize learning for your students. Learn more about these new features in the above sneak peek video, and sign up for a webinar where we…   Read…

May 31st, 2016

Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) is a K – 12 interim assessment that measures growth, and data from it can help educators project proficiency on state accountability tests, support differentiated instruction, and serve as an input for program evaluation. Computer adaptive MAP assessments help identify a student’s current academic achievement level and what they’re ready to learn. MAP assessments are grade independent and adapt to each student’s instructional level. Silverback and NWEA are partners in…   Read…

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