Feeling lost without My Big Campus? Don’t fret, we’ve got your back. With a proven track record of commitment to K-12 schools and districts for nearly two decades, we will partner with you for the long haul. In fact, one in three U.S. school districts count on Blackboard K-12 solutions and services every day. Who […]
The post Blackboard Builds Partnerships for the Long Haul appeared first on Blackboard Blog.
I’ve made openness a key theme for my last few blogs – one on our growing focus on the Moodle community, and my latest on our acquisition of Remote-Learner UK, a leading provider of open source solutions in Europe. And as promised, I’m back again to share more about our commitment to open education. This […]
The post Accessibility: A Journey Towards Openness appeared first on Blackboard Blog.
Everyone has something to learn and every agency has requirements for training and professional development. From baby boomers nearing retirement to meeting needs of a new generation of federal employees, education leaders need to align training with the mission and objectives of their agency. However, most government agencies are at a crossroads. Learning and development […]
The post 4 Steps to Create An Online Learning Strategy for Your Government Agency appeared first on Blackboard Blog.
As we redesign our products to support the emergent new learning experience, we conduct qualitative, immersive research with people. This is a form of ethnographic research intended to help us both understand those we serve, but also to empathize with them. We’ve spent hours with students and instructors, and learned about their changing wants, needs, and […]
The post Blackboard’s “Modern-Day Pragmatism” K-12 Trend Report appeared first on Blackboard Blog.
We live in the Information Age where data is easily collected, analyzed, and interpreted. Fitness, entertainment, retail and many other industries are successfully predicting what their customers and consumers want while also determining the demand for their products. For many, this allows for better decision-making and more substantial results. Data-driven decision making and analytics can, […]
The post How to Use Data to Create Better Student Success Strategies appeared first on Blackboard Blog.
I wrote back in March about the third anniversary of our acquisition of Moodlerooms and NetSpot, and about the importance of open source in our company strategy. As promised, I am pleased to continue the conversation and share an exciting announcement: today, we have acquired Remote-Learner UK, a leading provider of open source solutions in […]
The post Expanding Our Open Source Solutions appeared first on Blackboard Blog.
The K-12 community is staying more connected than ever and wants education to keep up with the ever-changing world of technology. When students are able to easily access information about their schoolwork and parents are involved in their child’s education, academic success prevails. Check out the infographic below and see what students, parents and districts […]
The post Connecting the K-12 Community on Mobile Devices appeared first on Blackboard Blog.
It was a harsh winter for more than half the country this year. With temperatures hitting all-time lows and snowstorms occurring everywhere, it was a good reminder of how critical it is for schools and districts to be prepared with the right tools and strategies for emergency notification to communicate with parents. Schools and districts […]
The post Parent Communications Through Emergency Notifications: Are You Prepared? appeared first on Blackboard Blog.
Schools and districts today often face the challenges of trying to do more with less. As the demands increase and budgets get tighter, many are looking at the best way to get the biggest bang for their buck. In our eBook, “Message Received: A Guide for Building a Successful Communication Strategy,” three education enablement experts […]
The post Increase Parent Involvement With Three Strategic Moves appeared first on Blackboard Blog.
We all know that education has changed dramatically over the last decade. Think for a second about the technologies that we use every day: smartphones, tablets, social media, cloud, video collaboration, eLearning – 20 years ago, none of these existed. And further still, these technologies have only just begun appearing in meaningful ways in the […]
The post Inspire the World To Learn: BbWorld 2015 appeared first on Blackboard Blog.