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Blackbird Announced as a 2022 EdTech “Cool Tool” Award Finalist for Coding and Computer Science

Portland, OR, April 4, 2022 - The EdTech Awards for 2022 were just announced and Blackbird has been recognized as a finalist in the category of coding, computer science, engineering solution.

The EdTech Awards from EdTech Digest recognize outstanding contributions in transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of learners everywhere. The EdTech Awards were established in 2010 to recognize, acknowledge, and celebrate the most exceptional innovators, leaders, and trendsetters in education technology.

Created to bridge the gap between introductory game-based curriculum and advanced computer science, Blackbird was built to make coding a core part of education.

View all of the 2022 EdTech Awards winners and finalists at

Past winners include Claned, Soundtrap, Blackboard, Discovery Education, DreamBox Learning, Edmodo, Edthena, Flipgrid, Freshgrade, Promethean, Scholastic, Schoology, SMART Technologies and more.

This year’s finalists and winners were narrowed from the larger field and judged based on various criteria, including: pedagogical workability, efficacy and results, support, clarity, value and potential.

"To the innovators, leaders, and trendsetters in K-12, higher education, and workforce learning who continue connecting, producing and persisting despite all challenges—a hearty hat-tip and a grand salute," said Victor Rivero, EdTech Digests Editor-in-Chief.

About EdTech Digest and the EdTech Awards:

EdTech Digest, a leading source of cool tools, interviews, and trends showcasing the future of learning — annually honors the best and brightest people, products and groups working in edtech with The EdTech Awards. Cool Tool, Leadership, and Trendsetter honorees span the K-12, Higher Ed, and Skills & Workforce sectors.

About Blackbird:

The Blackbird education platform is now open for students and instructors. Blackbird offers full access to our coding content through a 15-day free trial. Their simple, affordable pricing structure includes full support and professional development. Teachers do not need coding experience! With Blackbird, any science or math teacher can teach a coding elective, or even include coding in their regular curriculum. With district-wide scalability, superintendent consultation and ongoing expert support, Blackbird is designed to enable school districts to efficiently implement code education to reach all students from middle school on.For more information, visit Blackbird on the web at


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