7 easy apps to get students coding
January 22nd, 2021

Inspired by the Hour of Code, many educators have pledged to go well beyond 60 minutes and teach their students coding and programming skills on a regular basis.  The beauty…



How the pandemic is driving a shift in student-directed learning
January 15th, 2021

Project Tomorrow, a national, education nonprofit supporting the implementation of research-based learning experiences, and Blackboard, a leading EdTech software and solutions company, today released the final installment in a series…





30 K-12 edtech predictions for 2021
January 1st, 2021

When we posted our 2020 predictions on January 1 last year, we--along with the majority of the world--definitely didn't anticipate the curveball that was (and continues to be) the global…


12 multimedia learning tools for the classroom
December 30th, 2020

Multimedia learning tools play an important role in classrooms in a number of ways--including, but not limited to, boosting creativity, encouraging student engagement, and helping students learn to collaborate. Shy…



6 resources for student mental health during COVID-19
December 24th, 2020

In addition to physical health concerns related to the COVID-19 outbreak, the global pandemic is causing most people--especially children--mental health stress and concerns, too. With schools across the country closed…