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LATEST NEWS

New Partnership with MindPlay

August 2021

New EdFolio Product Update:  Conversation Widget

May 2021

New EdAssess Product Update:  Google Classroom Integration

May 2021

New EdAssess Product Update:  Safe Exam Browser

May 2021

New EdFolio Product Update:  Dual Editor Forms

May 2021

New Partner:  CenterPoint Education Solutions

April 2021

New Partner:  Digital Learning Collaborative

April 2021

New Partner:  Schlechty Center

March 2021

New Blog: What the Most Recent COVID funding means for K12

March 2021

New Blog: Hope Lost and Found by Calvin Mackey

February 2021

Black History:  Silverback is excited to spotlight several incredibly talented individuals this month.  We are honored to share what Black History means to them!

February 2021

Silverback Spotlight:  Meet Silverback's NEW VP of Customer Success

February 2021

 

PRODUCT UPDATES

Product Update:  EdFolio- February 2021


Personal Vitae - When teachers move from district to district, it is important that they are able to take their professional development, portfolio and certificates with them. Personal EdFolio gives you the freedom to keep these important documents all in one place and lets you take control of your teaching career and professional development. Multi-Year forms - Districts are moving to multiple year evaluations. Keeping track of the evaluation progress of 2 years or more can be daunting. Now, with EdFolio, you can simply select the number of years to be scheduled over multiple years time span. Performance Improvements - Your work is continually being autosaved!




New Release: EdFolio- November 2020


EdFolio now includes a framework with SEL components. More to come!




New Release: Dual Editor Forms - May 2021


EdPower makes collaboration easy with Dual Editor Forms in EdFolio. This new feature enables teacher to teacher and administrator to teacher collaboration to be seamless. Each person has their area to fill in and then notifies the others when their work is complete. Have a project you are working on together? Build a form with project steps and keep track of team progress! Evaluations are more collaborative, teachers can now fill out their portion and then the administrator can complete the evaluation.




Product Update:  Conversation Widget - May 2021


Features: -Notify other editors in a Dual Editor form that your portion is complete -Collaborate with all people in the shared document -Notify team when conversation is updated -Add recipients to conversations at any time -Enable multiple conversations with different groups





EDFOLIO

EDASSESS

Product Update: EdAssess- March 2021


Adjust speed of audio reads - Teachers and test takers in K-3 now have the ability to slow down the audio reads.
Eliminate answers in multiple choice - We have added the capability to eliminate answers on multiple choice questions for test takers.
Improved usability for K-3 - Scrolling is difficult for K-3 students. We eliminated scrolling on a large number of questions.
Improved usability for Teachers in scoring and creating tests - Scoring was a three click operation for all questions. We have shortened that process to one click.




Product Update: Safe Exam Browser - May 2021


SAFE EXAM BROWSER FEATURES:

  • Teacher enable Safe Exam Browser at test assignment time
  • Instruction for administrators and IT
  • Provides configuration files for easy distribution of Safe Exam Browser
  • Supports the Latest Versions of Safe Exam Browser
    • Safe Exam Browser 2.1.17 for iOS 9.3.5 and newer
    • Safe Exam Browser 2.3.2 for macOS 11, 10.15, 10.14, 10.13, 10.12, 10.1
    • Safe Exam Browser 3.1.1 for Windows 8.1 and 10




Product Update: Google Classroom Integration - May 2021


FEATURE LIST:

  • EdAssess Signal Sign On (SSO) with google classroom
  • EdAssess Can assign tests to Classes or Students in Google Classroom
  • Student can take tests from assignments in Google Classroom
  • Automatic & Instant rostering from Google Classroom to edify




Product Update: Integration with Kahn Academy - August 2021


Now students can complete assessments and EdAssess will recommend Khan Academy resources to improve, learn and grow!





 
 
 

Product Update: EdHub- March 2021


Within EdHub, you now have the ability to:

  • Print in bulk
  • Make a selection of a specific plan, select the students and print
  • Customize dashboards: add and/or remove sections
  • Assign the same attachment to Student Groups




Product Enhancement: August 2021


  • Access PC, laptop, tablet, or smartphone
  • View Student eFile
Performance performance on state and district assessments View learning plans, interventions, and/or progress monitors Performance in relation to district benchmarks Follow behavior incidents as they are recorded View classes, teachers, enrollment, and testing requirements
  • View all students in the household





EDHUB

 

LEGISLATIVE UPDATES

Product Update: EdAssess- March 2021


Adjust speed of audio reads - Teachers and test takers in K-3 now have the ability to slow down the audio reads.
Eliminate answers in multiple choice - We have added the capability to eliminate answers on multiple choice questions for test takers.
Improved usability for K-3 - Scrolling is difficult for K-3 students. We eliminated scrolling on a large number of questions.
Improved usability for Teachers in scoring and creating tests - Scoring was a three click operation for all questions. We have shortened that process to one click.




Product Update: Safe Exam Browser - May 2021


SAFE EXAM BROWSER FEATURES:

  • Teacher enable Safe Exam Browser at test assignment time
  • Instruction for administrators and IT
  • Provides configuration files for easy distribution of Safe Exam Browser
  • Supports the Latest Versions of Safe Exam Browser
    • Safe Exam Browser 2.1.17 for iOS 9.3.5 and newer
    • Safe Exam Browser 2.3.2 for macOS 11, 10.15, 10.14, 10.13, 10.12, 10.1
    • Safe Exam Browser 3.1.1 for Windows 8.1 and 10




Product Update: Google Classroom Integration - May 2021


FEATURE LIST:

  • EdAssess Signal Sign On (SSO) with google classroom
  • EdAssess Can assign tests to Classes or Students in Google Classroom
  • Student can take tests from assignments in Google Classroom
  • Automatic & Instant rostering from Google Classroom to edify




Product Update: Integration with Kahn Academy - August 2021


Now students can complete assessments and EdAssess will recommend Khan Academy resources to improve, learn and grow!





ARCHIVE

 

Silverback Spotlight:  Meet Silverback's NEW CEO

December 2020

Silverback selected as one of K12s 2020 most promising edtech solutions!

December 2020

New Release! Silverback Learning Solutions receives endorsement on new SEL component for Teacher Vitae

October 2020

The Next Big Acronym? SEL

October 2020

Edify Assess – Approved by the Ohio Department of Education: High-Quality Student Data

August 2020