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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…

April 30th, 2015

Jeff Charbonneau,  a former National Teacher of the Year, is Closing Keynote Speaker at Summit ’15. Back by popular demand, nationally recognized educator and speaker Jeff Charbonneau returns to close out Summit ’15, keynoting the conference – closing luncheon on July 1 in Boise. This event is open to the public. “What if?”  It’s a question that many stop asking themselves as they enter adulthood. But research has shown that those who keep their minds open…   Read…

April 8th, 2015

    The Mileposts Student Achievement Solution is a next-generation learning platform that has also won national awards as a District-wide Data Solution, contains a fully-embedded Gooru Learning Management System, and has its feet firmly planted in the functions Ed.Gov has prescribed for an Instructional Improvement System. No matter which moniker one chooses to use, here are the key functions that Mileposts provides to schools: Student achievement data on all state and district-wide assessments, with…   Read…

March 26th, 2015

Our flagship product, Mileposts, is featured in Getting Smart this week. “Like so many districts, our demographics were changing from 5% English Language Learners to over 30%, and we had to figure out a way to maintain a high performing district without leaving these new kids and their parents behind.” Dr. Lewis and his team wanted to make sure every student had a personalized plan of action, every teacher had a quick way to access…   Read…

March 24th, 2015

We received the Best District Data Solution Cool Tool Award from EdTech Digest!   Congrats #EdTech Winners! @schoolmessenger #mobileapps @Knovation @netTrekker @SilverbackLS @SmithsonianScie #science how @zSpace @Edsby @SilverbackLS Congrats on winning the Product or Service award from @edtechdigest cool tool awards 2015! — 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…   Read…

March 5th, 2015

March 2015 Introducing Personalized Learning to Oregon Teachers Teacher Alicia Duncan speaks about how she and her school, Liberty Elementary in Riverside, CA, use Gooru to personalize learning. More than 400 education leaders gathered to hear Gooru’s Amara Humphry and Riverside USD teacher Alicia Duncan discuss potential for personalized learning at the Professional Learning Teams Conference in Portland, Oregon last month. They spoke about how Gooru supports teacher-creators to personalize their instruction for their students, contributing to what IBM…   Read…

February 5th, 2015

View this email in your browser February 2015 New Libraries in Gooru! Social-Emotional Learning Library from Aspire East Palo Alto Charter School The Aspire East Palo Alto Charter School (EPACS) library has collections around key aspects of social-emotional learning, including managing emotions, interpersonal problem-solving, and growth mindset. Check out this collection on Peer Mediation for great resources on peaceful conflict resolution. Collections on Digital Literacy and Citizenship from Riverside USD In the age of the Internet, it’s important…   Read…

February 1st, 2015

Interact with Silverback & Gooru’s NextGen Learning Platform Features: Learning navigator Assessment aggregator Sharable libraries Real-Time student response Plays nice with your systems Wed, February 10, 2016 1:15 PM Whitewater Room, Grove Hotel Location: Grove Hotel Transformational change in a district happens over time, beginning with a vision and then a decision.  Focusing on student-centered learning, two superintendents are creating deliberate change with a well constructed 3 to 5- year implementation plan. Each adopted Silverback…   Read…

January 15th, 2015

January 2015 In Beaumont, the Secret to Great PD is Students At a recent “Gooru 101” training, elementary, middle, and high school students in Beaumont USD in California studied and remixed collections alongside their teachers. Assistant Superintendent, Christy Goennier, had the idea to bring together younger “digital natives” and educators to facilitate learning about edtech for all. Students at the event said about Gooru: —“What is most exciting is that I can work at my own level and…   Read…

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