(Austin, TX) January 31, 2018 — bulb Digital Portfolios, the leader in digital portfolio software for students and educators, is proud to announce 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. Through FRS programs and partnerships, thousands of district leaders have planned and implemented personalized, research-based digital learning strategies for millions of students to achieve their full potential.
“Personalized learning is at the heart of Future Ready Schools,” said Tom Murray, Director of Innovation for FRS. “By partnering with a digital leader like bulb, FRS benefits from the experience that bulb has developed in its service to students and educators nationwide. Together we can move closer to the goal of ensuring that every student has access to a rigorous, personalized learning environment filled with caring adults.”
“We are thrilled to partner with Future Ready Schools as their philosophy aligns directly with bulb Digital Portfolios: transforming instructional pedagogy and leveraging technology to personalize learning in the classroom,” said Erik Petrik, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer. “Nearly a quarter million students and educators around the world are creating a path to educational and career opportunity through bulb Digital Portfolios. In the last year alone, we have seen bulb users around the world secure scholarships, internships, and career opportunities directly through sharing their learning journey on bulb. bulb looks forward to growing their relationship with FRS in 2018.”
About bulb Digital Portfolios
Uniquely designed for learning at all levels, bulb Digital Portfolios allows teachers and students to document the learning process, encourages peer review, facilitates project-based learning, promotes collaboration, and fosters the development of healthy digital citizenship. Curate, create, share and showcase your smarts throughout the semester, the year—and over a lifetime. For more information, visit bulbapp.com.
About Future Ready Schools
Future Ready Schools® helps district leaders plan and implement personalized, research-based digital learning strategies so all students can achieve their full potential. We believe every student deserves a rigorous, personalized learning environment filled with caring adults and student agency. District leaders must recognize the potential of digital tools and align necessary technologies with instructional goals to support teaching and learning. To learn more, please visit FutureReady.org.