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Posts Tagged with: technology

April 13th, 2013

Wendy Kopp Editor’s note: Wendy Kopp is CEO of Teach for All, a global network of independent organizations dedicated to expanding educational opportunity, and founder and board chairwoman of Teach for America, a national corps of recent college graduates who commit two years to teach in high-needs schools. This piece was first  published on the Schools for Thought Blog on CNN. (CNN) — Tech visionary Steve Jobs understood better than anyone the impulse to believe…   Read…

March 26th, 2013

The Silverback Team Rudi Lewis, COO of Silverback Learning Solutions is heading back to Austin to speak at the EdTech Austin Meetup on Wednesday,  March 27. Along with Bringup, FastFig and DevJumpstart, Silverback will follow up on conversations begun at SxSWEdu, discuss why the “Ed” in edtech is so important and delve into the messages created around funding opportunities. The EdTech Austin Meetup is a hub for the amazing keynotes, panel discussions, edtech mixers, member spotlights, and hands-on…   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…

October 19th, 2012

By: Alex Sundali DR. JIM LEWIS, CEO, SILVERBACK LEARNING TO SPEAK AT MASSCUE CONFERENCE, FOXBORO, MA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24TH, 2012   Will Examine Major Pressures To Change American Education, The Alternatives Being Proposed, And Silverback Learning’s Exceptional Solution   We are pleased to announce Dr. Jim Lewis, CEO, Silverback Learning, will speak at the MassCUE and M.A.S.S. 2012 Annual Technology Conference, co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Computer Using Educators (MassCUE) and the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents…   Read…