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Currents - Silverback Learning

December 1st, 2017

December 2017 We have further enhanced the teacher and student experiences on the Learning Navigator. Some of the changes we have made are: Teachers and students will be greeted with a new welcome dialog. Updated “Take a Tour” to help teachers and users learn about Learning Navigator’s features. New and improved home and class management pages for teachers. Suggested standards are available for teachers to easily tag standards to collections and assessments. Improved Independent Learning experience…   Read…

December 1st, 2017

“By the end of second grade, 91% of my students met proficiency on the spring reading assessment;  the highest proficiency rate I have had as a classroom teacher.” — Lacee Peterson   I am a second-grade teacher, with a Master’s degree in elementary reading comprehension.  I work in a K-12 school and have been teaching for 13 years. Each year I meet a new group of second graders, eager to learn and explore the world….   Read…

October 4th, 2017

October 2017 At Gooru, we are continuing our efforts to provide features and enhancements that will help you personalize learning for your students. In the Learning Navigator you can now turn assessments ON and OFF and grade free response questions using rubrics. Also, we have added nine new partner libraries to the content catalog. Please read on to hear about these updates!  – The Gooru Team Product Updates Rubrics to Grade Free Response Questions Provide students with detailed feedback by…   Read…

August 28th, 2017

Software Engineer If you are a .NET software engineer, have 2-6 years of professional .NET web development experience, and are passionate about creating software that is really making a difference in education, then we’d like to hear from you. Silverback Learning Solutions is quickly becoming known for its exceptional culture and rapid growth. A recent EdTech Cool Tool Award and a partnership with Office Depot has us looking for a .NET engineer to join our…   Read…

June 13th, 2017

  The Office Depot®  Committed to Learning Program, in partnership with Roscoe Collegiate ISD, has introduced Edu-Drone’s Proven Curriculum for Grades 9-12 focused on preparing students to become entrepreneurs and workforce ready in the industry of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). In this session, you will learn about this introductory course which prepares students to apply for their Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Certification, the FAA Part 107 Remote Airman’s Certificate through instructional content, experience in “real…   Read…

March 23rd, 2017

Silverback stands out in highly competitive field of  K-12 personalized learning products BOISE, ID, March 23, 2017 – Silverback Learning Solutions (www.silverbacklearning.com),  a pioneering K-12 education technology company and developer of the Mileposts™ personalized learning platform installed in schools K-12 nationwide, today announced that it has won the Cool Tool Award for Best Personalized Learning Solution from EdTech Digest. The EdTech Digest Awards Program annually recognizes outstanding education technology solutions reshaping the education culture and…   Read…

March 20th, 2017

Personalized Learning Platforms for School Districts Equip Students and Educators BOCA RATON, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Office Depot, Inc. (ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, today announced a partnership with Silverback Learning Solutions, a pioneering K-12 education technology company, to bring districts and administrators personalized learning solutions that help foster student and educator achievement. The unique partnership combines Office Depot, Inc.’s Committed to Learning™ initiative with Silverback Learning Solutions’ education software Mileposts™,…   Read…

March 13th, 2017

Mileposts and Teacher Vitae are finalists!   From EdTech Digest: Any education company is, by the era in which we now live, an edtech company. And today, any educator, learner, or leader is at least a nascent technologist. Billions of dollars have been invested in this future, and we will no doubt invest billions more. Whatever the immediate figures, because of the integral nature of education to humanity’s ultimate survival, the long-term trend will only…   Read…

September 28th, 2016

Silverback Learning Solutions Partners with IASA to Launch Statewide Instructional  Management  Consortium to enhance Personalized Learning Idaho Consortium sets the stage for state-based partnerships nationwide   BOISE, Idaho, September XX, 2016 –  Silverback Learning Solutions,  a pioneering K-12 education technology company and developer of the Mileposts™ personalized learning platform, in partnership with the Idaho Association of School Administrators (http://www.idschadm.org/), announces the Idaho IMS Consortium, a unique collaborative approach to supporting public education in Idaho.  With…   Read…

September 20th, 2016

September 2016 Happy back-to-school! We hope that the school year is off to a great start and that you have had some time to explore the many updates that were made to Gooru over the summer. If you need any support getting reacquainted with Gooru, we suggest visiting our Teacher Toolkit to access online tutorials, sign up for webinars or office hours, or explore our user guide. NEW! Customize FREE Featured Courses in Gooru! This…   Read…

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