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Posts Tagged with: K12

July 16th, 2013

By: Dan Long At Silverback Learning Solutions we place high value on those who support children in their community.  Our mission, to improve the lives of children by empowering educators, extends beyond the products and services we offer,  to the communties we live and work in. Congratulations to Dan Long and his staff for making a dfference in the lives of teenagers in his community. If you have a story of someone making a difference…   Read…

June 12th, 2013

Boise Start-up Silverback Learning Solutions Announces $2.5M Round To Transform K-12 Education with Student Achievement Platform; Appoints Works of Grace Foundation Co-Founder & Education Philanthropist, Benjamin Wood to Board BOISE, Idaho–(via BUSINESS WIRE)–Silverback Learning Solutions (www.silverbacklearning.com), an educator-founded technology company and developer of Mileposts™, a results-driven instructional improvement system installed in schools K-12 nationwide, today announced that it has secured financing of $2.5 million from angel investors to allow the company to expand its operations…   Read…

March 21st, 2013

PR Web New York, NY  LinkIt! (http://www.linkit.com), the K-12 education technology, assessment and data-management company, announced today the results from their “Step Back, Leap Forward Report: A 2012-2013 Data-Driven Instruction Survey.” This nationwide survey of over 500 K-12 school principals and district administrators was designed to capture the collective voice of actual practitioners as they contemplate and prepare for a confluence of modernization initiatives including accountability, assessment, technology, student performance, teacher efficacy and other critical issues…   Read…

February 6th, 2013

Rudi Lewis Silverback Learning Solutions COO, Rudi Lewis, was recently included in the GetIdeas.org Thought Leaders Series with this post. Personalized learning is in the spotlight around the globe, as vendors race to be known as THE personalized learning solution.  But teaching to the needs of each student won’t happen through a magic product — it will require a synergy of tools and open resources that fit together for mass personalization, combined with teaching professionals who readily accept these tools because…   Read…

February 5th, 2013

Guest Blogger Mallory Moser Editor’s Note: This is a re-post from Nextgenlearning.org. Gooru (www.goorulearning.org) is a free search engine for learning that allows teachers and students to search for, share, study and organize learning resources. Gooru was among 19 organizations that received grant funding as part of NGLC’s “Building Blocks for College Readiness” funding wave. In this guest post, they share “lessons learned” from their time as an NGLC grantee. 2012 was an exciting second year…   Read…

January 2nd, 2013

The Silverback Team Read Ed Week’s blog about the Fiscal Cliff deal here – http://bit.ly/ZVb5VX As an educator, how do you feel about the deal that was struck? Post a comment here or find us on Facebook or Twitter. We would love to hear from you.

December 2nd, 2012

The Silverback Team This year DA readers nominated a record number of products that have made a positive difference in their school districts. Silverback Learning Solutions has been selected as a 2012 District Administration Readers’ Choice Top 100 Product. With more than 1,000 nominations this year, a new record, the winners were selected by the editors of District Administration and were based upon both the quantity of nominations and the quality of reader descriptions. The…   Read…