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Posts By: Silverback Learning

June 13th, 2017

Join us for lunch and a talk by Texas Superintendent, Dr. Kim Alexander. Dr. Kim Alexander grew up on a farm near Roscoe, Texas, and has farmed and ranched in that area since graduation from college in 1976. He has been employed by the Roscoe Independent School District since 1988, serving as superintendent since 2003. During his doctoral research, Dr. Alexander became involved in a research study in differentiated instruction for economically disadvantaged learners, which…   Read…

June 13th, 2017

  We’ll share our district’s quick notes for Milepost and Edify along with insights to our processes for planning, creating, and implementing. We will guide you through data driven instruction and how Edify can support you with standard based assessments. We will walk you through assessment creation and share reports of actual data.  We will show how Edify does each of these things Provides diagnostics feedback Helps educators set standards Evaluates progress Relates to a…   Read…

June 12th, 2017

  The Automated Assessment Importer (AAI) is a new feature that allows districts to load assessment data files anytime and see instant results just by answering a few questions about the data file. Learn how to setup and open an assessment window and how to add testing guidelines for IRI’s.  Participants will be given an overview and demonstration of the Auto Assessment Importer,  as well as hands-on time to load assessments in their Mileposts site….   Read…

June 12th, 2017

  Learn how Milepost and Edify can support using Student Learning Objectives as a model for evaluating teacher effectiveness.  If you are looking for an effective way to include student achievement into teacher evaluations, this session is for you. In the Student Learning Objectives model, teachers identify specific learning targets based on their students’ achievement and identify their own level of effectiveness based on student outcomes. BYOD Presenters: Scott Woolstenhulme, Superintendent, Bonneville Joint School District…   Read…

June 12th, 2017

    Bring your questions! This will be a customized workshop based on the needs of regular Mileposts users. At the beginning of the workshop, you will have the opportunity to share two topics within Mileposts that you want to learn more about, or how to complete a task in Mileposts more efficiently. From there, the workshop will be designed based on the requests of those in attendance so that we can personally guide you…   Read…

June 12th, 2017

  Mileposts Leads from the Twin Falls School District will share how Mileposts is being used at each of their two middle schools, two high schools, and two alternative schools. Following these brief presentations, the floor will be opened for questioning and share-outs in order to collaboratively generate best practices related to Mileposts at the secondary level. Presenter: Kimberly Allen, Mileposts Lead and Mileposts Team, Twin Falls School District #411 Room:  420A Audience: Secondary

June 12th, 2017

  Each year Mileposts adds new features that are extremely useful for teachers – if they know about them. In Fall 2016, we sent a Data Day Feast email to all Blaine County teachers to provide links and information in a compact and flavorful format. Appetizers, main course and dessert helped to organize a large amount of new information. This will be an interactive presentation as we share ideas of ways of informing teachers so…   Read…

June 12th, 2017

  A workshop designed to show you how to document interventions within identified tiers to illustrate differentiated instruction and how to utilize the progress monitoring tool to assess the progress being made within interventions. When interventions are documented in a student’s e-file, it then gives all teachers that share the student the opportunity to become aware of ways to enrich the student’s learning within all classrooms. The progress monitoring tool has many features such as:…   Read…

June 12th, 2017

Room:  410A Audience: All This presentation will focus on how Snake River SD uses Teacher Vitae in their district. If you are looking for a real life example of how Teacher Vitae works in a district, this session is for you.  We will discuss how we implemented Teacher Vitae, how we use it daily and the benefits to your administration and teachers. Presenters: Sherrilynn Bair, Curriculum Director, Snake River School District #52; David Kerns, Superintendent, Snake River…   Read…

June 12th, 2017

  Are you looking for administrator reports in Mileposts?  If so, this is the session for you!  We know that effective leadership is the single most effective driver of the Mileposts tool in a school district.  This session will guide administrators through the various reports which are accessible in Mileposts to inform you as a leader and inspire the staff who are utilizing the Mileposts tool.  You will become familiar with Interventions & Plans by…   Read…

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