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Posts in the Category: General News

October 4th, 2017

October 2017 At Gooru, we are continuing our efforts to provide features and enhancements that will help you personalize learning for your students. In the Learning Navigator you can now turn assessments ON and OFF and grade free response questions using rubrics. Also, we have added nine new partner libraries to the content catalog. Please read on to hear about these updates!  – The Gooru Team Product Updates Rubrics to Grade Free Response Questions Provide students with detailed feedback by…   Read…

August 28th, 2017

Software Engineer If you are a .NET software engineer, have 2-6 years of professional .NET web development experience, and are passionate about creating software that is really making a difference in education, then we’d like to hear from you. Silverback Learning Solutions is quickly becoming known for its exceptional culture and rapid growth. A recent EdTech Cool Tool Award and a partnership with Office Depot has us looking for a .NET engineer to join our…   Read…

June 13th, 2017

  The Office Depot®  Committed to Learning Program, in partnership with Roscoe Collegiate ISD, has introduced Edu-Drone’s Proven Curriculum for Grades 9-12 focused on preparing students to become entrepreneurs and workforce ready in the industry of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). In this session, you will learn about this introductory course which prepares students to apply for their Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Certification, the FAA Part 107 Remote Airman’s Certificate through instructional content, experience in “real…   Read…

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…

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