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Posts Tagged with: Mileposts

November 5th, 2013

Two leading school districts from Silverback’s home state of Idaho will be presenting their teaching experiences and successes using Silverback Mileposts Student Achievement Solution to the Interim Education Committee today beginning at 10:00 AM (MST). State lawmakers will hear from Bonneville School District Superintendent Dr. Charles Shackett, technology services director Scott Woostenhulme, and Lacee Peterson, elementary teacher of the Blaine County School District. They were invited to present because of Bonneville School District 93’s #1…   Read…

August 13th, 2013

By: Marcia Rausch AUG 13, 2013   A new school year is almost here and our new Mileposts Dashboard for users is up and running, incorporating single sign-on access to Gooru’s 11 million curated learning resources for teachers and students, more graphical displays, easy links and powerful data integrations. To make your transition to the new Homepage very easy please watch our New (2013) Mileposts Landing Page video. To access: Step 1. Click on Resources near the top of the home page….   Read…

August 7th, 2013

The Silverback Team Bonneville Joint School District 93 came out on top of the other eastern Idaho school districts with the most schools to receive 4 and 5 stars in the state’s 5-Star Rating accountability system. The 5 Star System measures growth in reading, math and language arts, ISAT score growth year-to-year, college readiness and a number of other factors.  Bonneville’s schools received five 5-star ratings and nine of its 20 schools received 4 stars. Congratulations…   Read…

August 5th, 2013

The Silverback Team A new school year is almost here and our new Mileposts Dashboard for users is up and running, incorporating single sign-on access to Gooru’s 11 million curated learning resources for teachers and students, more graphical displays, easy links and powerful data integrations. To make your transition to the new Homepage very easy please watch our New (2013) Mileposts Landing Page video. To access: Step 1. Click on Resources near the top of the home page. Step 2. Click…   Read…

May 30th, 2013

By: Kevin Richert for Idaho Ed News Jim Lewis is an unlikely software CEO. But the retired Blaine County superintendent now works out of third-floor offices near the Boise River Greenbelt. His Silverback Learning Solutions offers school districts a system to track student growth — and determine the teaching and intervention methods that work, or don’t work. His 3-year-old company is making inroads in a crowded sector. Nearly 80 school districts are using Silverback’s Mileposts system, and…   Read…

April 23rd, 2013

The Silverback Team SILVERBACK LEARNING SOLUTIONS PARTNERS WITH LINKIT! TO RAISE STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT Seamlessly Integrated Combined Technology Solution Of Mileposts™, Gooru and LinkIt!   Empowers Educators BOISE, Idaho, April 24, 2013 – 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 announces a partnership with LinkIt! (www.linkit.com), the K-12 education technology, assessment and data-management company.  The agreement follows Silverback Learning Solutions recent…   Read…

April 22nd, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the EdWeek Marketplace K12 Blog on April 16, 2013 and was written by Sean Cavanagh.  Our comments are below the article. The topic of the panel was “Return on Education” (a play on return-on-investment) but at least part of the discussion dwelled more directly on bringing a return on technology for educators and schools. The session at the ASU/GSV Education Innovation Summit on Tuesday was moderated by Deborah…   Read…

April 18th, 2013

The Silverback Team Join us for a conference that is rich in content and high on energy. Experience inspiring and thought-provoking keynotes as well as presentations from Mileposts users, Silverback Learning Solutions staff, and our partners, Gooru and Linkit!, on ways to use data to improve education and decision making. Meet Keynote Speaker Prasad Ram Prasad will give the opening keynote address on Thursday, June 20, 2013 Prasad Ram (aka Pram) is the founder and…   Read…

April 9th, 2013

The Silverback Team The Power of Partnership Come immerse yourself at the Silverback Summit 2013, Silverback’s annual user conference event. Share your success and collaborate with educators at every level. Inspiration from peers, thought leaders, visionaries, researchers, kids. Plan for a program that is rich in content and high on energy. Experience inspiring and thought-provoking keynotes as well as presentations from Mileposts users, Silverback Learning Solutions staff, and our partners, Gooru and Linkit!, on ways…   Read…

January 30th, 2013

The Silverback Team Silverback stormed the Big Apple last week at the EdGrowth Summit which held the final round of its Entrepreneur Open on Jan 22-23, 2013. Every finalist in the Open had the opportunity to present their solutions to Summit attendees, which included entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and private equity investors, company and foundation executives, and institutional leaders. Summit attendees determined the ultimate winner during a crowd-funding-style investment competition during the first evening of the…   Read…

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