We received the Best District Data Solution Cool Tool Award from EdTech Digest!
— EdTechLens (@edtechlens) March 20, 2015
— edtech digest (@edtechdigest) March 19, 2015
See the press release here or read below.
BOISE, ID, March 24, 2015 – Silverback Learning Solutions (www.silverbacklearning.com), an educator founded
technology company and developer of Mileposts, a results-driven longitudinal learning platform
installed in schools K-12 nationwide, today announced that it has won the Cool Tool Award for Best District
Data Solution from EdTech Digest.
The EdTech Digest Awards Program annually recognizes outstanding education technology solutions reshaping
the education culture and contributing to a new and better future for students. The program recognizes the best
products and brightest minds in 50 award categories, which are evaluated by K-12 education industry
influencers and veterans.
“We are honored to be recognized by the industry experts at EdTech Digest who understand that successful
integration of data-driven technology into the classroom is vital to improving student achievement and paving
the way for sound educational instruction in the 21st century. Mileposts is a powerful longitudinal learning
platform for today’s educators and combined with Gooru, a free search engine for learning, we provide teachers
with the ability to organize student data into relevant, actionable information that can immediately be paired
with personalized learning resources to drive sustainable student achievement, ” said Dr. Jim Lewis, CEO of
Silverback Learning Solutions. “We were so pleased to be in such an elite group of finalists for this award.”
A distinguished panel of industry influencers and veterans conducted this year’s evaluation proceedings. “There
is a lot of talent and quality out there, and we’re excited to recognize these cool tools, leaders and trendsetters in
the education technology space,” said Victor Rivero, who oversees the program as Editor-in-Chief of EdTech
Digest. “With this year’s program we are shining a spotlight on the best and brightest tools, leaders, and
trendsetters pushing forward today’s education revolution.”
About Silverback Learning Solutions
Silverback Learning Solutions is a company founded by educators with a mission to help fellow educators
accelerate achievement in all students. Silverback’s flagship product, Mileposts, helps users create and connect
individualized learning plans and interventions to all of the instructional and assessment resources already
available in schools, and to the millions of Open Educational Resources available on the web.
About the EdTech Digest Awards Program
Recognizing cool tools, trendsetters and leaders in the education and technology sector, the mission of the
annual awards program is to get workable technology solutions for education widely known about and well
thought of with the purpose of reshaping the education culture and creating a new and better future for students.
Over the years, the best products and brightest minds have been featured helping millions of students, teachers,
parents, administrators and others in and around education.
About EdTech Digest
EdTech Digest is a leading source of cool tools, in-depth interviews and notable trends in the education and
technology space. Featuring movers and shakers in and around education dedicated to making a difference for
our future generations, read it online at http://www.edtechdigest.com.
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Posted: March 24th, 2015