Online synchronous learning and other digital tools are transforming the teaching and learning landscape for teachers, parents and students. From learning management systems to mobile apps, the K-12 learning community is more connected than ever. In fact, more teachers are implementing blended learning than ever before, and administrators are supporting this shift: 1 out of […]
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If you are reading this blog, you probably won’t be surprised to hear that blended classrooms are on the rise in schools across the country. And this trend seems to be yielding outcomes. A recent report released by Blackboard and Project Tomorrow found that 45% of district administrators say their blended learning initiatives are already achieving positive results. […]
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Today’s K-12 learners are different from the students their parents were when they were in school. They’re more tech-savvy, mobile, and flexible when it comes to how and where they learn. Over the last 15-20 years the learning management system has been helping districts evolve with these students—and help them thrive. Identifying the right learning […]
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Van Davis, our associate vice president of higher education research and policy, guest posted today on WCET’s blog. Check out the excerpt below, or click here to read the full post on Congress’s proposed changes to student data and privacy regulations. Congress Proposes Changes to Student Data Usage and Privacy Regulations We live in a […]
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Anyone with kids has probably been here: You’re running late one morning, and just when you think you’re on top of it all suddenly your kids tell you it’s pizza day at school, and they don’t have any lunch money left. Now you have to scramble to find enough cash, or track down a checkbook […]
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Brushing up on your teaching and learning strategies this summer? Grab your favorite summer beverage and join us as we recap some of our best K-12 Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series (BITS) sessions from the past year. This webinar originally occurred on April 13th, 2015. Are you considering how to adopt blended learning in your district […]
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We just released an update to Bb Student, our mobile companion to Learn that helps students manage their academic coursework. In addition to fixing a number of bugs, we’re adding the capability to view Due Dates. While working professionals have learned to manage a robust schedule, students don’t have the time or inclination to manage their […]
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The school classroom has changed by leaps and bounds over the past century—to the point where the classroom isn’t necessarily even bound by actual walls anymore. Through digital learning tools, the classroom has been transformed, with student success at the center. An increasing number of teachers are bringing the best of the physical and the […]
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There has been a lot going on at Blackboard in the past few months around our Moodle solutions. This is why I am excited to announce that we have acquired Nivel Siete, a leading provider of open source solutions and one of the most well respected Moodle partners in Latin America. Nivel Siete offers a […]
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Brushing up on your teaching and learning strategies this summer? Grab your favorite summer beverage and join us as we recap some of our best K-12 Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series (BITS) sessions from the past year. This webinar originally occurred on February 23rd, 2015. Students want to be excited to learn. But it can be […]
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