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Monthly Archives: June, 2015

June 18th, 2015

Audience: All Mileposts Users Content: We will share how Bonneville School District has used Mileposts to support its schools in becoming Professional Learning Communities. Learn how Mileposts can help schools fulfill their mission to guarantee that every student will learn at high levels.

June 18th, 2015

Audience: District personnel with Access to the Backstage of Mileposts (Mileposts Domain Administrator or Mileposts Domain Master) Hands-on.   Content: Attendees will learn how to configure and setup the following: Portal – for students and parents WIDA ‘Can Do’ statements in ELP plans Detailed Programs – like ESL, Title I, etc. Class Longitudinal (multi-session) Reports Class Multi-Assessment Reports Customize the Intervention List Get a deeper understanding of plans and the new Custom Building Block BYOD…   Read…

June 18th, 2015

Audience: Administrators including Superintendents, Principals, and other district leaders. Content: This session will continue to focus on the critical role administrators play in a successful integration of Mileposts into the daily business of staff at their district. Strategies for utilizing Mileposts as an administrator to cultivate conversations, to build collaboration, and for follow-up will be shared.

June 18th, 2015

Audience: K-12 Content:  Come and learn all about the new features and enhancements added to Silverback Mileposts this past year. Hands-on. Learning Objectives (LO) Module Custom Class Lists Longitudinal multi-session report Multi-assessment Reports WIDA ‘Can Do’ statements embedded in ELP’s Detailed Programming capability ‘NEW’ button indicates a new enhancement or feature added. SBAC Testing Guidelines with an export feature. Custom Building Block BYOD

June 18th, 2015

Audience: For users with a limited working knowledge of Gooru Learning. Content: Discover the rich open content available through our partner, Gooru Learning. Search and find meaningful resources and/or collections to use in your classrooms. Learn how to edit and remix these collections to make them your own by adding additional resources, creating new questions, and/or sorting the order of the resources in the collection. Tag these resources and/or collections to standards, 21st Century Skills,…   Read…

June 18th, 2015

Audience: All New Mileposts Users Content: Learn how to navigate the Mileposts Platform, and how to find a student’s e-file quickly from the Home Page. Identify the pathway to various state and district assessments embedded in Mileposts, then sort and analyze assessment data to define student needs. Once the needs are defined, set up individual or group interventions with intentional strategies, find and assign content specific to those needs, and build a graph to monitor…   Read…

June 18th, 2015

Audience: Superintendents, Principals, other district or building leaders Content:  How can Mileposts positively impact student learning in your district? First will be a demonstration of all the possibilities embedded within the Mileposts Platform. Discover what Mileposts has to offer elementary and secondary staff, as well as Administrators. This will be followed with Mileposts tools and reports for administrators. Finally, leaders are the key to a successful Mileposts integration and will be given time to determine…   Read…

June 16th, 2015

We are pleased to welcome James Harvey to Boise. He will speak on Tuesday June 30th at 11:30 AM at The Riverside Hotel, as part of the Silverback Summit ’15 Mileposts Conference. Tickets are available here. James Harvey, director of the National Superintendents Roundtable, has helped shape national thinking about American schools for nearly four decades. Well known as an education writer, Harvey was lead author of The Superintendent’s Fieldbook, summarizing 20 years’ experience working with…   Read…

June 9th, 2015

Districts in 20 States Now Implement Silverback’s Longitudinal Learning Platform with Gooru Open Resources as they Shift to Student-Centered Strategies   Boise, ID June 9, 2015     Silverback Learning Solutions (www.silverbacklearning.com), an educator-founded technology company and developer of MilepostsTM, a next generation learning platform installed in schools K-12 nationwide, today announces that Mileposts will be implemented in all El Paso Independent School District public schools (EPISD), led by Texas Latino Superintendent of the Year Juan Cabrera….   Read…

June 3rd, 2015

June 2015 Gooru Summer Symposium–Registrations Open Now Register for the Gooru Summer Symposium From July 30th-31st, Gooru will be hosting a Summer Symposium in collaboration with the Riverside County Office of Education. The goal of the symposium is to provide an opportunity for Gooru educators and Coaches to collaborate and network as well as review Gooru collections to showcase high-quality content from participating districts. The first day will focus on sharing best practices, using rubrics to create and…   Read…

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