BbWorld is right around the corner — July 21-23 in Washington, DC — and there are some amazing things on the agenda for K-12 IT leaders. Check out what last year’s attendees had to say about the conference: 93.23% of attendees were satisfied with the overall conference 84.42% of attendees understood Blackboard’s roadmaps 89.64% of […]
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Last year we hosted our first digital conference. This year, we’re brining it back—and there’s something for everyone. We know that there’s major change happening in every corner of education, so we’ve partnered with education’s leading voices to articulate today’s trends and predict what’s next. But, this online education conference isn’t complete without your voice. […]
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Learning analytics and data-driven decisions are among the top business trends impacting education in 2015. For many years, institutions have examined demographic and transcript data in order to understand how they can improve learner achievement. With the increasing integration of academic technologies, institutions have begun analyzing the “digital exhaust” of learners to discover patterns, recurrences […]
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Last week, Tamerah Ringo and Bria Jones from Coppell ISD in north Texas spoke to us about school-to-home communications, and how this affects parent engagement. Coppell is a city with around 40,000 people, more than 11,500 students, and is a rapidly growing community in need of a way to connect and involve everyone in the […]
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In an earlier blog, we told you all about the sessions available at this year’s DevCon to learn about and prepare for the future direction of Blackboard Learn. That is an important and necessary part of this year’s conference. That said, Blackboard Learn Release 9.1 is the present; the platform that you support and extend […]
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The K-12 community has spoken! According to the latest Speak Up survey administrators, teachers, and students collectively agree that blended learning and digital content are completely transforming teaching and learning in K-12 schools. Check out the infographic below for highlights from this year’s Digital Trends report released by Blackboard and Project Tomorrow. Interested in discovering […]
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According to the 2014 Speak Up Survey, when librarians are evaluating the quality of digital content 94% want to make sure it is accurate, 70% want to make sure it is research-based and 81% want to ensure the organization publishing content is credible. Teachers and librarians also said digital content used in classrooms must be: Highly engaging […]
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The education world is heading to BbWorld 2015. If you’re one of the many K-12 academic leaders planning to attend, it’s time to get excited and start scoping out the sessions and events you want to attend. The full agenda is now available. BbWorld is July 21-23 in Washington D.C. Still not registered? No problem. […]
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One of the highlights of DevCon is always the keynote sessions. These sessions are always a great place to learn about the direction of the Blackboard Learn platform from Blackboard leaders, as well as external speakers that bring new insight and vision into topics of emerging or evolving importance to Developers and System Administrators. DevCon […]
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Collaborate is our core audio and video conferencing solution, intended for remote learners to be more effective in their studies. We’ve recently redesigned the entire product, creating an extraordinarily simple way to interact with instructors and peers from a distance. The product focuses on quick startup, seamless sharing, and easy chat between participants. The tool […]
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