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Driving Engagement & Achievement
Standards are getting more difficult to meet. Students are harder to reach. Expectations are rising as fast as technology is changing. Teachers are pressed for time. Blackboard's solutions offer a way to engage students and impact their performance using the technology and the devices they already rely on.
Multiple District Perspectives on Driving Student Success
Discover how several districts across the country have boosted student engagement and improved communication with parents through innovative technology initiatives using Blackboard's K-12 solutions. Play video (3:12)
Blackboard Learn – The Glue for Digital Success in Mooresville Schools, NC
Learn how Mooresville developed a strategic plan with an ambitious mission: “Prepare every student, every day to be a successful and responsible citizen in a global workplace and community.” Read the case study (PDF)
Boost Student Achievement with School to Home Communications
Join us for a web presentation as Federal Way Public Schools share the successes of an innovative program that alerts parents when their child’s grade falls to a C- or below. They have also implemented a similar tool that informs parents of positive achievements in the classroom. Federal Way relies on integrated technology systems to regularly and automatically feed important academic information from the school to the home.
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Three K-12 Districts Go Mobile: Engaging Students through the Devices They Love
Find out how Arlington Public Schools, Briarcliff Manor UFSD and Amarillo Independent School District have integrated mobile learning into the classroom to enhance instruction and keep students engaged using Blackboard Mobile™ Learn. Read the case study (PDF)
Expanding Curriculum Options
Offering a diverse set of curriculum options to your students and community is more important than ever for K-12. With pressure to deliver a growing number of AP courses along with credit recovery programs, the need for growth is felt everywhere. Geographic coverage areas expand every year and highly qualified teachers are in great demand. These issues, combined with competition from private online providers, create a tough dilemma for the traditional classroom infrastructure. This is where Blackboard technology solutions can help.
Virtual Education. Established Momentum. New Opportunities.
This report provides new insights into successful models in virtual education and offers encouragement to educators who see the potential to evolve their virtual education programs, as well as to those in the initial planning or early development stages for virtual education initiatives.
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Delivering Online Credit Recovery
Featuring St. Tammany Parish Public Schools: Join St. Tammany Parish Public Schools (LA) for a web presentation on how this district is using online credit recovery, delivered through a virtual school, to engage students with personalized learning opportunities and maximize district resources in order to increase graduation rates.
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Implementing Technology to Save Money
Be more efficient and you’ll save more money. Sounds simple. But we all know it’s not. Fortunately, today technology can help all of us get ahead of the game. The right solutions can streamline processes; provide instant access to information and to people; eliminate time-consuming tasks; help engage more students; and secure funding. At Blackboard we have solutions that can help.
Five Ways for School Districts to do More with Less
State and local schools systems everywhere are facing budgetary pressures and the possibility of significant reductions. Learn how 5 school districts are fighting the current economic challenges by reducing costs without negatively affecting the quality and direction of their instructional programs. Read the case study (PDF)
Districts Save Resources and Improve Outcomes
Innovative K-12 schools and districts are using Blackboard to both save resources and improve outcomes for students. This short video highlights three institutions who have successfully reduced costs by publishing online, providing online professional development for teachers, and streamlining administrative processes. Watch the video >
Effective Communication Between Parents, Students, and Teachers
District leaders are faced with a growing need to reach parents, teachers, staff, and administrators with quick and relevant information. With Blackboard solutions you can connect with your audience easier than ever by communicating with them on the devices they prefer and through the tools they already use. You can target and customize your messaging. You can do it in an efficient manner for yourself and your administration.
Reach Everyone In Your District
Watch this video to see how K-12 districts are Bridging Communication Gaps Within their Community Play video (4:22)
Communicating and Growing Throughout Montessori Schools in New Jersey
With a robust feature set and an online parent portal, AlertNow enables school administrators to communicate directly with their families, supporting efforts to maintain current operations and sharing plans for growth. Read the case study (PDF
Engage and Involve Parents with Blackboard Connect
Hear from two school districts in Michigan and Washington state who are sending targeted messages through Blackboard Connect™ and AlertNow™ mass communication tools to parents in their districts. Also hear from two parents about their reaction to district communications that provide for them messages about their child's attendance status, district events, safety and security issues and more. Watch the webinar >
Teacher Efficiency and Effectiveness
Today there is a growing burden on teachers and staff. Time-consuming tasks and daily challenges such as grading, testing demands and growing class sizes are taking valuable time away from providing students the personalized attention they need. Blackboard solutions can help streamline and automate processes to free up time, and make everyone more efficient and learning more effective.
How Technology Helps
Teachers explain how online tools have made them more efficient and effective.
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Moving Online in Cobb County School District, GA
Learn how Cobb County School District conquered the challenge of rigorous state-mandated teacher certification requirements utilizing Professional Development courses within the Blackboard Learning System™. Read the case study (PDF)
For more client stories, see all of our case studies, webinars, and videos for Teaching and Learning solutions and Communication solutions.