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K-12 Partnerships

Get the most out of your investment with content, data integration, and more with these featured K-12 partners:


To simplify digital learning, Authentica, makes data integration a breeze with Blackboard’s teaching and learning solutions. Seamless integration between Blackboard Learn and your student information system simplifies digital learning, reduces the burden on your IT team and teachers, and helps promote successful adoption to maximize your technology investment. Authentica can help your district solve data integration challenges by providing seamless synchronization between your Blackboard Learn environment and student information system.


Blackboard Professional Development

Blackboard Professional Development Solution is a web-based, stand-alone, LTI-supported, professional learning solution. We support teachers with personalized professional development (PD) courses that help develop competencies for 21st Century teaching in partnership with Massive U. Blackboard PD provides an innovative, 21st Century Learning experience that seamlessly fuses learning, doing, social sharing, coaching and deep dive referencing with rich analytics that show teachers how to put the principles of 21st Century instruction into action within their classroom.

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With Assessment you get a powerful gradebook solution (Markboard) that meets your current needs while accomodating for the future. Markboard lets you quickly and easily make observations and assessments. No matter what assessment style you need, Markboard has it. You can add comprehensive feedback to individual assessments and track learning progress with built-in curriculum standards. Finally, you can generate comprehensive reports on either your class or individual student progress with ease​. Then, simply select which assessments to include, and choose from a number of visual elements to demonstrate the results.


CK-12 provides digital textbooks, concepts and interactive content for Middle and High School STEM aligned to Common Core and State Standards. The content is fully customizable, 100% FREE for students, teachers, and schools and is seamlessly integrated within Blackboard’s personalized learning solutions through Blackboard Open Content.


Curriculum Pathways®

Available at no cost, Curriculum Pathways provides interactive, standards-based tools, resources, and apps in the core disciplines (English language arts, mathematics, sci­ence, social studies, Spanish) for grades K-12. Curriculum Pathways focuses on topics where doing, seeing, and listening provide information and encourage insights in ways conventional methods cannot.

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e~Funds for Schools

e~Funds for Schools' online and mobile payment solutions, working in conjunction with Blackboard Mobile Communications App, provides secure payments for lunch, student fees, events, general purchases and other school related items. When parents access the system, they can make one payment for one or all of their children during one single visit!

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EFP adNet

New revenue for your district is just a few clicks away with EFP adNet. EFP adNet is a free advertising tool that enables school districts to easily generate revenue they can count on. This K-12 resource features trusted education-friendly consumer brands who want to advertise their products and services to parents and teachers. Districts can use the money earned through running display ads on their website to fund important tools like WCM, or whatever priority programs they choose. EFP adNet is a turnkey new revenue solution that works for any size district or school and seamlessly embeds into all WCM templates and one of a kind designs. This free tool is available nationwide to both new and current Blackboard districts. EFP adNet is a simple, effective solution for districts who want to start generating new revenue now.

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Your students want to learn with rich and interactive media, which means that your courses are becoming more digital. Kaltura solves the challenges of using video within Blackboard while opening a whole new set of engaging teaching possibilities—from integration of lecture capture and course videos, to enabling video assignments, create interactive video quizzing, and sharing of user-made video content.


NBC Learn

Breathe life into your courses with professionally made multimedia content. For more than 80 years, NBC News has been documenting the people, places, and events that shape our world. NBC Learn, the educational arm of NBC News, is dedicated to making all of this available on-demand to teachers, students, and parents.



Nutrislice provides transparency and information about school food, including pictures, nutrient information, allergies, and special diets. Our digital menus platform quickly puts the menus in a mobile app, digital screens, custom web sites, and more. Come learn about how we can instantly put your school menus everywhere!



Peachjar is the leading digital flyer management system used by thousands of schools across the nation. This innovative communication tool enables schools and community organizations to distribute informational materials directly to parents. Parents can access eflyers on the go and can click to immediately sign up for activities and events. And best of all, Peachjar integrates with Blackboard ParentLink and Blackboard Schoolwires at no cost to your district, providing parents direct access to digital flyers most relevant to their families.



Our PowerSchool partnership improves the integration and flow of data between your Blackboard products and PowerSchool, creating greater parental engagement and more powerful teaching and learning solutions.



K-12 Blackboard Learn 9.1 customers can now benefit from seamless integration with cloud repositories like Google Drive, DropBox, OneDrive and Box through our Qwickly building block. Qwickly is a productivity platform that makes it easier for teachers to bring in content from their cloud and share across their courses. The Qwickly building block is now completely FREE to K-12 Learn 9.1 customers!



Take your school or district online and go paperless with SchoolMint. SchoolMint provides a cloud-based student enrollment and school choice platform to PreK-12 independent, charter, and district schools. More than 2,000 schools worldwide have chosen SchoolMint to streamline all aspects of student enrollment and registration, school choice, lottery management, fee collection, and year-round parent-school communication. Available online and on mobile devices, SchoolMint’s user friendly design transforms the end-to-end enrollment experience for staff and parents.



SoftChalk helps educators create, customize, and personalize content by mashing up their own materials with rich media (video, audio, images), interactive exercises, quizzes and text. It’s so easy that, within minutes, teachers can take their learning content from static to ecstatic.



The new School Supply Lists custom app for Blackboard Web Community Manager makes the process of publishing and sharing school supply lists with parents easier than ever. Developed in collaboration with TeacherLists, the solution leverages the TeacherLists digital infrastructure to deliver mobile friendly back-to-school supply lists to parents via their school website. Lists are also shared directly with select retailers to power one-click shopping, making back-to-school shopping a breeze!


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