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Monthly Archives: June, 2015

June 18th, 2015

Audience: All Mileposts Users Content: Learn what responsibilities we have for protecting students’ privacy in the cloud. We will discuss potential situations where students’ privacy may be compromised and how to protect students and ourselves with web-based software.

June 18th, 2015

Audience: All Users Content: New in Mileposts, the module for teachers to create and assign units, lessons and/or learning projects. Learn how to build the folder structure, embed lesson objectives tied to content standards, and add appropriate activities in a format that is easy for students to access and complete. Students can reflect on their learning, once they have completed the lesson or project. A narrative box is also provided for teachers, giving them the…   Read…

June 18th, 2015

Audience: Secondary Content: This session is geared for school administrators or district-level administrators who want to unlock the potential in Mileposts to focus on student achievement and growth. Silverback Learning, with Mileposts, has created a powerful tool that allows administrators to “drill down” into the smallest pockets of student achievement data to make a difference in establishing personalized student learning goals.

June 18th, 2015

Audience: All Users Content: This session is designed around how using Mileposts in conjunction with NWEA’s interim assessment, Measures of Academic Progress (MAP), provides critical data to inform instruction and track students’ progress towards their learning goals. You’ll also get an early look at the new Skills Navigator classroom assessment for mastery measurement. With the new multi-session Mileposts report, districts can easily see the three latest MAP sessions on one page with growth measures. Student…   Read…

June 18th, 2015

Audience: Elementary Users Content: Effective, applicable, and regular progress monitoring is essential for determining the success level of an intervention. There are many decisions that must be made when we “Add a Graph”. What is your goal? What is your baseline information? What intervention are you going to offer? Who will gather the data? And more importantly, how will you respond to how the student is responding to their intervention? See our system-wide approach to…   Read…

June 18th, 2015

Audience:   All users building these plan types in Mileposts Content:      Learn how to quickly set up these different plans in Mileposts. The information in the plans includes critical knowledge for any teacher with scope to these particular students. The 504 has an easy ‘Attach’ feature for loading the 504 into Mileposts, the ELPs now have the WIDA ‘Can Do’ Descriptors available within the plan, and the IEP Summary is just that –…   Read…

June 18th, 2015

Audience: Secondary Content: At-Risk Identification / RTI Process Secondary Level Implementation Plan Breakdown with start to finish recommendations for successful system integration and implementation 2014-2015 Data Results of Milepost integration Why Mileposts? How do we implement into a secondary system? How does it improve student achievement and various school-wide systems?

June 18th, 2015

Audience: Gooru embraces Personalized Learning. We believe that “one size fits none” so we promote an advanced session for tech ninjas. Are you the kind of person who not only wants to create a collection, but also wants to move it to a specialized folder? Join this follow-up session and learn to: Follow other users to access their full library of collections Articulate differences between “sharing” and “collaborating” a collection  Explore best practices for…   Read…

June 18th, 2015

Audience: All Mileposts Users Content: Writing effective Interventions and Plans that work for students not demonstrating adequate growth. Learn how to document and follow through on interventions and plans for students considered ‘At Risk’ in the classroom to engage both student and parents in improving their learning. Hands-on.

June 18th, 2015

Audience: Elementary Users Content: Our goal each and every day is “Do what’s best for ALL kids”. When this became our daily goal, it helped prioritize how we make decisions for our students. We have added daily grade level collaboration, structured PLC’s, differentiated reading and math times to meet individual student needs, uninterrupted core reading and math times, as well as meeting weekly to problem solve how to best meet the academic and behavioral needs…   Read…

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