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October 8th, 2015

Join NWEA on October 27, 2015 for a complimentary webinar that introduces you to the computer adaptive assessment used by thousands of districts across the U.S. to measure student growth and school performance: Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®). MAP interim assessments adapt to each student’s learning level. That built-in flexibility means they empower every teacher to personalize instruction, every school to maximize student growth and achievement, and every district to lead change in their community….   Read…

August 31st, 2015

  Something to Talk About Student Data, often discussed and more often, misunderstood. It’s today’s #edchat hot button issue. We are talking about it. By the end of our SxSWEdu session, our audience will understand the high value that good student data brings to the education table. We will illuminate how #eddata is used in the real world of public schools to meet a child where they are and accelerate learning. We will talk about…   Read…

August 26th, 2015

Long Beach Unified School District’s teachers use data to know how their students are doing throughout the school year. By constantly reflecting on the growth of the students in their classroom, teachers are able to change instruction in real time to ensure they meet each student’s needs. Watch this new post from Data Quality Campaign to see how Long Beach is using data to ensure that when they are teaching, their students are learning.  

July 20th, 2015

It’s July!

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…

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…

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