Press Releases

bulb Digital Portfolio Adds Chief Revenue Officer

bulb Digital Portfolios adds new Chief Revenue Officer as the product continues to expand and be adopted worldwide.

bulb Digital Portfolio Releases Parent Accounts

bulb Digital Portfolios releases new parent account feature to give parents and guardians the ability to view and engage with their children’s learning at any time, from anywhere.

bulb Digital Portfolios is free for schools worldwide due COVID-19

bulb Digital Portfolios to offer their flagship education product, bulbEd, available at no charge to educational institutions around the world as they consider how to keep learning ongoing while school and community safety takes priority during the COVID-19 crisis.

bulb Digital Portfolios wins Tech & Learning Award for “Best Use for a Product in a District”

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.

bulb Digital Portfolios Announces Partnership with EDCO Collaborative
bulb Digital Portfolios announced a partnership with EDCO Collaborative to provide students across Massachusetts with a digital portfolio to support the development of skills for the future.

bulb Digital Portfolios and Washtenaw Intermediate School District Announce Partnership

bulb Digital Portfolios announces a partnership with Washtenaw Intermediate School District (WISD) to provide all students in Michigan with access to a digital portfolio.

bulb Digital Portfolios Adds VP of Digital Marketing

bulb Digital Portfolios announced Steve Miller as vice president of digital marketing and will join the leadership team to oversee consumer sales with digital strategies. The hiring fulfills bulb’s desire to connect with its rapidly growing consumer base across all digital platforms.

bulb Digital Portfolio Gives Premium Accounts to All Teachers

bulb Digital Portfolios, a modern learning tool, is giving all teachers bulb+, the company’s premium account, absolutely free. Already used in more than 120 countries, now teachers everywhere can use bulb to fuel their professional growth and teaching.

bulb Digital Portfolios Adds New Integrations with Google

Today at ISTE19, bulb Digital Portfolios, a modern learning tool for students and teachers, announced that embedded Google files will replicate as PDFs and be stored for life in their bulb Asset Library. The company also released updates to commenting, analytics, badging and credentialing.

bulb Digital Portfolios Donates 22,000 Licenses to Seniors

bulb Digital Portfolios, a modern learning tool for students and educators, is giving more than 22,000 graduating high school seniors a full year. The donation represents more than a half million dollars in corporate social responsibility.

bulb Digital Portfolios Expands into Brazil

bulb Digital Portfolios announced a strategic alliance with EXP – Educational Intelligence, a company committed to providing unique educational solutions, to help students build skills for the future. These two companies are teaming up to give students access to a simple, beautiful and powerful tool used to develop and refine ideas and display their work.

bulb Digital Portfolios Renews Support for Future Ready Schools Instructional Coaches

Today bulb Digital Portfolios announced the renewing of its partnership with Future Ready Schools (FRS). The collaboration aims to deepen the support offered to school leaders and educators to modernize learning and better prepare students for a future workforce of increasingly creative, complex and entrepreneurial demands.

bulb Digital Portfolios Announces Partnership with Pinal County School Office Education Service Agency

bulb Digital Portfolios announced a partnership with Pinal County School Office Education Service Agency (PCSOESA) to provide students across Arizona with a digital portfolio to support the development of skills for the future.

bulb Digital Portfolios Unveils bulbLibrary

bulb Digital Portfolios released the bulbLibrary, a resource hub purpose-built for educators to help modernize learning for students.The bulbLibrary gives educators easy access to resources, equipping them to integrate the use of a digital portfolio in their classrooms and for professional development.

bulb Gives Students the Tools to Build Life Passions

For students, standing out and being recognized is important. Alexa B., junior at Lanier High School in Austin, TX, was one of five students who used her bulb digital portfolio to secure free admittance to SXSW in March.

bulb Digital Portfolios Adds Top Talent to Support Continued Growth

bulb Digital Portfolios announced the appointment of three professionals to the customer care and development teams, focusing their energy on continuous improvement of the product and supporting work with global partnerships.

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

eSchool News

5 tools to create compelling digital portfolios

Laura Ascione

Digital portfolios aren’t new, but they continue to be used in unique and innovative ways. When students of any age build a digital portfolio, they’re creating a way to both look back at their best work and track progress to see how far their learning and achievement have come…

KFox 14

Socorro ISD holds conference showing educators how to implement digital tools in class

by KFox 14

Socorro ISD holds conference showing educators how to implement digital tools in classroom. More than 3,500 educators of Socorro Independent School District are attending the Digitally Nurturing Academics technology conference Wednesday. Superintendent José Espinoza is the keynote speaker at the event at Eastlake High School…


How To Use Digital Portfolios To Provide Authentic Learning Experiences For All Students

By Jeffrey Bradbury

In this episode of EdTech in the Classroom, we welcome Nancy Garvey, Director of Digital Learning at Coppell Independent School District and Bria Jones from Bulb Digital Portfolios on to the program to discuss the importance of digital curation through portfolios. …

Technology & Learning

bulb Digital Portfolios unveils bulbLibrary

By TL Editors

Today bulb Digital Portfolios released the bulbLibrary, a resource hub offering model portfolios, sample collections and pages, as well as templated content for customization…

Independent Schools Magazine

How digital portfolios help prioritise learning and teaching, not testing

By bulb Digital Portfolios

Proof of learning rests in the developed mind and heart of the student, not in a test or grade. As the digital age matures and the demand for new skills and competencies grows, how we measure what students know and what they do with that knowledge…

Independent School Magazine

Empowering and Equipping Students with Skills for the Future

By Jodie Buenning

Digitalisation has completely transformed our lives. It is reshaping the world in which our students are growing up and the world they will lead as they become adults…


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.

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