Bath, England – (December 5, 2019) — bulb Digital Portfolios wins Tech & Learning Award for “Best Use for a Product in a District” for solving problems in classrooms and demonstrating its product uniqueness in the k-12 market.
The winners of the 2019 annual Awards of Excellence contest will be featured in the December/January 2020 issue of Tech & Learning Magazine, and they will be invited to an exclusive reception during the TCEA Convention & Exposition in February 2020 in Austin, Texas.
“For 40 years, Tech & Learning has reported on how edtech products are improving teaching and learning,” says Tech & Learning Group Publisher Christine Weiser. “In keeping with this mission, our 2019 Awards of Excellence contest focused on stand-out products that are both unique in the K-12 market, as well as those that are helping schools solve specific problems. Judges evaluated a variety of nominated products and selected those products that are improving the way educators work and students learn.”
Winners were selected from four categories:
- Best use of a product in a classroom
- Best use of a product in a school
- Best use of a product in a district
- Best re-invention of a classic legacy technology
bulb displayed exceptional ability to measure competencies and create equity in learning. Challenging grades and test scores, digital portfolios give students an open platform to use passions, creativity and expressions to show—not tell—their potential. Thus the product shows a dramatic increase in engagement in and out of the classroom, while helping students build skills for life.
bulb is being used in classrooms for projects, lesson planning, professional development, personalized learning and career planning—all while documenting and storing the evidence of learning. Schools/districts that begin a digital portfolio initiative are giving teachers and students a tool they can use for life. Digital portfolios are used to build a competitive edge for an individual. Schools and districts are using digital portfolios to set their own competitive edge and standards.
About bulb Digital Portfolios
bulb Digital Portfolios are used to build student’s skills for the future, by teachers to create lessons or track personal PD goals and by districts to measure competencies. Over 1.5 million student and educator bulbs have been created from more than 120 countries. bulb is ad-free, complies with global data privacy and security policies and doesn’t sell user information to 3rd parties. bulb integrates with most LMS or SIS systems, including Microsoft Office 365, Google, Canvas, Schoology, and Blackboard. bulb partners with Clever and ClassLink to provide single sign-on functionality. Learn more at bulbapp.com.
About Tech & Learning
For nearly 40 years, Tech & Learning has been the only edtech resource to offer a truly integrated platform of content in print, in person, and online for K-12 leaders. Tech & Learning’s print and digital publications, websites, e-newsletters, and online and in-person events provide factual and evaluative information on trends, products, and strategies to education leaders who purchase technology products in their districts and schools. Tech & Learning delivers the highest quality content and essential resources to manage, train, and teach technology, and its extensive marketing services division provides partners with unique, targeted, and highly valued products. Learn more at techlearning.com