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bulb Digital Portfolios Expands Leadership Team with New VP of Customer Success

bulb Digital Portfolios announced the appointment of Corey Gray as vice president of customer success on their leadership team, furthering their commitment to provide top drawer care and support to customers and partners.

Irving ISD Selects bulb Digital Portfolios to Support Future Success of Whole Student

bulb Digital Portfolios announced they will be serving 17,000 secondary students in Irving ISD, TX with digital portfolios this year. bulb Digital Portfolios is an essential element in the district’s efforts to support the whole student and open up multiple pathways to success.

bulb Digital Portfolios Announces New Sharing Capabilities with Google Classroom

bulb Digital Portfolios is joining the Google for Education Technology Partner Program. This new collaboration will make it easier for students and educators to interact with content and communicate their ideas in multidimensional ways between their bulb digital portfolio and Google Classroom.

bulb Digital Portfolios Announces New Native iOS App 

Today bulb Digital Portfolios, a modern learning tool used by students and educators, released their native iOS app. A premium feature exclusive to the new app is a best-in-class multimodal screen capture function, which allows a user to screen capture video of themselves drawing on or annotating an image while narrating their process simultaneously.

bulb – HP Team-Up to Improve Access to Modern Learning Tools for Students Globally

At the Education World Forum, bulb Digital Portfolios, a modern learning tool used by students and educators, announced its web application will be pre-loaded on screens of devices giving students and teachers immediate access to the tool.

bulb Awarded RFP to Serve Students Across New Mexico

bulb Digital Portfolios has been awarded a state-wide RFP from High Plains Regional Education Cooperative #3 (HPREC) to provide school districts across New Mexico with a digital portfolio software platform, as well as product training and implementation and engagement resources.

bulb Digital Portfolios Shortlisted for 2019 Bett Awards

bulb Digital Portfolios has been nominated as a finalist for the 2019 Bett Awards in the category of Education Apps.

ClassLink + bulb Announce Strategic Partnership, Save Educators Time

ClassLink and bulb announce a strategic partnership making it easier for districts and schools to provide students with the ability to showcase their knowledge, achievements, and work.

bulb Names Bill Miller as Vice President for Content and Jodie Buenning as Vice President Marketing and Communications

bulb announces the appointment of two professionals to their executive team — Bill Miller as Vice President for Content, and Jodie Buenning as Vice President of Marketing and Communication.

Executive Team Expanded to Support Growing Global Demand for Digital Portfolios

Bulb announced Andrew J. Cary as its Senior Vice President for Strategy & Development.

E4 Youth Students + bulb at SXSWedu

Students from E4 Youth’s Employability Curriculum™ join bulb at bulb Digital Portfolios at SXSWedu.

bulb + Future Ready Schools Partnership

bulb Digital Portfolios announced a strategic partnership with Future Ready Schools® (FRS), a national initiative to maximize digital learning opportunities and help school districts move quickly toward preparing students for success in college, a career and citizenship.

bulb Named Bett 2018 Award Finalist

bulb Digital Portfolios, has been announced as a finalist in the Educational Apps category for the Bett Awards 2018.

bulb Announces Key Partnership with Digital Promise

bulb announces a new strategic partnership to support Digital Promise.

bulb Implements New Enterprise Features for ISTE 2017

bulb releases additional features of their bulbSchool platform, built specifically to address key issues of credentials management, rostering, and security.

bulb Named 2017 Bett Award Finalist

bulb named a finalist in the 2017 Bett Awards, in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Tools for Teaching, Learning and Assessment – Classroom Aids category. Currently, educators in more than 70 countries across the globe are using bulb.

bulb Awards $500 Learning Scholarship at FETC 2017

Bulb announced today that it will award a $500 grant to support digital learning, along with other prizes, at the upcoming Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC).

News Coverage


Measuring What Matters: Thoughts on a lifetime affair with learning

By Eric Goldreyer

Learning is a lifetime affair. Take it from me–I’ve started and grown enough businesses in the past 25 years to know the most fulfilling endeavors in life are the ones that fuel your curiosity…

Education Talk Radio

Student Voice and Digital Portfolios

By Education Talk Radio

bulb Digital Portfolios founder Erik Petrick and student Keith McBrayer on their experiences working with this wonderful new assessment tool.

Class Tech Tips

Lifelong Learning with bulb Digital Portfolio App

By Monica Burns

What does it mean to embrace a lifelong learning mindset? Perhaps you model strategies for students throughout the school day, like mentioning a fascinating podcast or sharing an article you recently read. Another component of lifelong learning is the ability to…

Education Week

To Build Critical Thinking Skills, Students Need a Platform

By Shona Rose

When I teach writing, many of my students turn in the same work, copied more neatly–despite the hours I have poured over their work with comments and editing suggestions. Even when I sit for extended periods of time with students in writing conferences…


Choosing a digital portfolio

Author: Lisa Johnson

Searching for the perfect digital portfolio can be much like hunting for the perfect pair of jeans. You want something comfortable but also something that has longevity and gives you a little room to grow…


How Edtech Companies Are Getting a Foothold in the Classroom

By Julie Willcott

No matter the product, edtech entrepreneurs share one bottom-line goal: sell their stuff. But how can they begin to build the trust and relationships that are crucial to product development and student success…

Insight Success – the way of business solutions

bulb: A Multimedia Artifact for Lifelong Learners

Since the meteoric rise of technology, the trajectory of e-learning has followed a similar path.  E-learning spawned everything from “on-line education” to various learning applications, including Kahoot and Khan Academy…

EdTech RoundUP

bulb: Digital Portfolios for Students and Teachers

bulb is a web based platform where students and educators can curate, create, share, and showcase their smarts.  The main goal of the service is to provide a space where students and teachers can evaluate the meaningful works they have created…

ClassTechTips (blog)

Get Started with bulb Digital Portfolios this Year

Finding the best way to showcase and celebrate student work can be a challenge. Digital portfolios gives students the power to curate, create, share and showcase their work. Last week I had the chance to spend time with the awesome team at bulb during the FETC conference in Orlando, Florida… (blog)

Top 100 Educational Websites of 2017 is happy to announce our Top 100 Educational Websites for 2017. We’ve broken the Top 100 into categories, so you can easily find the resources that interest you…

Built in Colorado

5 NoCo companies you should know: Bulb

Fort Collins-based bulb launched its current beta form last summer, after being in the making for nearly two years. Maggie Shafer, who works in user engagement at the software company, describes Bulb as a web app for publishing, in its most basic form. “Bulb provides an easy, simple, elegant way to publish online,” she said.

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Bulb: CSU alumni sheds light on a new way to learn

The days of printed resumes bound with detailed work in a neat portfolio are over. The days of traditional learning intertwining notes, lectures and homework are fading…

Learn Moore Stuff (blog)

Tool of the Summer: Bulb

I’ve been a busy little bee this summer creating PD classes for the new school year. One of the tools I’m using to gather my resources is Bulb. Oh, how I love this site! Bulb allows you to organize content into collections, making it very easy for the user to separate content into different sections…

Instructional Tech Talk (podcast)

Student Portfolios with Bulb

This episode of ETYSK features the website Bulb, a beautiful platform that allows students to create online portfolios of their work.

Instructional Tech Talk (podcast)

Student Portfolios with Bulb

This episode of ETYSK features the website Bulb, a beautiful platform that allows students to create online portfolios of their work.

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