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Monthly Archives: August, 2013

August 28th, 2013

Silverback Learning Solutions Announces TED Education Board Member, Flipped Learning Network (FLN) Treasurer & Author Jonathan Bergmann As Moderator for SXSWedu’s “Flip It, Flip It Good” Panel Session PanelPicker is LIVE for SXSWedu 2014 sessions so VOTE today for Silverback Learning Solutions!   SXSWedu Session Snap Shot We are thrilled to announce that TED education board member, Flipped Learning Network Treasurer & Co-Author, Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day, Jonathan…   Read…

August 23rd, 2013

“Any solution meant to have meaningful impact on students requires the voice of the educator at its core.” Dr. Jim Lewis Summers for educators are busy. Once you’ve turned in your final grades, cleaned out your room, and reorganized, packed and stacked your supplies you are more than likely prepping lesson plans for summer school classes, furthering your own education, or attending professional development conferences. Hopefully, by the end of July you have had some…   Read…

August 23rd, 2013

What are the best products in K12 education? District Administration created the Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products recognition program to provide district leaders with the unique opportunity to learn what their colleagues around the country are using, and how these products contribute to the success of their school districts. The Top 100 Products of 2013 will be announced in the December 2013 issue of DA. Silverback Mileposts is once again nominated for recognition as being…   Read…

August 23rd, 2013

SILVERBACK CELEBRATES TEAMWORK Educators – Create a Collaborative Classroom Space and Win an Ice Cream Party for your class and a Silverback polo shirt for you! RE-CREATE a space in your classroom to encourage collaborative learning UPLOAD the picture of your redesigned space to your Facebook Timeline and mark @Silverback or on Twitter with this #SilverbackLS SHARE with us what school district and school you work in and what grade you teach WIN a party…   Read…

August 21st, 2013

Hello! from Gooru We hope that you’re getting ready for back to school, and this summer was wonderful! Here at Gooru we’ve been busy expanding our Gooru library to include English language arts courses. Now you and your students can explore everything from Walt Whitman to proper semicolon usage. Our next milestone? Adding elementary grade content into Gooru! Throughout the years, Gooru has worked with teachers from all around the world to get to where…   Read…

August 20th, 2013

 #SWSWedu PanelPicker is now LIVE and open for voting.  We are asking for your vote for Silverback Learning Solutions unique panel session, “Flip It, Flip It Good!”. Our panel members, Dr. Jim Lewis, CEO, Silverback Learning Solutions and Prasad Ram, CEO, Gooru, will share emerging best practices in personalized learning and “flipping the classroom”, and answer questions about mobile technology trends in the classroom, which are helping to better engage and equip students to achieve improvements…   Read…

August 19th, 2013

Welcome to Silverback Sunday Post. Each Sunday the Silverback team will bring you K-12 education news you may have missed from around the nation during your busy work week. If you have articles, blog posts, or news items relevant to the K-12 ed space that you would like to share, please send them to us at asundali@silverbacklearning.com. 25 Things Successful Educators Do Differently  Have you nailed this list? A nice post from teacherswithapps just in time for you-know-what!…   Read…

August 13th, 2013

By: Marcia Rausch AUG 13, 2013   A new school year is almost here and our new Mileposts Dashboard for users is up and running, incorporating single sign-on access to Gooru’s 11 million curated learning resources for teachers and students, more graphical displays, easy links and powerful data integrations. To make your transition to the new Homepage very easy please watch our New (2013) Mileposts Landing Page video. To access: Step 1. Click on Resources near the top of the home page….   Read…

August 13th, 2013

This Sunday, August 18, 2013, routine server maintenance will require Mileposts as well as the Silverback website to be shut down for 3 hours, beginning at 9AM Mountain Daylight time. We should be up and running even faster at 12PM on Sunday. Thank you for your patience.

August 12th, 2013

Welcome to Silverback Sunday Post. Each Sunday the Silverback team will bring you K-12 education news you may have missed from around the nation during your busy work week. If you have articles, blog posts, or news items relevant to the K-12 ed space that you would like to share, please send them to us at asundali@silverbacklearning.com. Silverback Sunday Post  What Personalized Learning Really Means For Modern Teachers This post in Edudemic got lots of pickup this…   Read…

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