Which Discussion Board tool do you want to use?

Blackboard Discussion Boards

Find out how to get the most out of Blackboard’s built-in discussion board tool.


Piazza follows a community-built wiki approach, where students collaborate on answers to create a single response to any question.


VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slideshow that can include text, images, documents, audio and video.

Using Teams as a Discussion Board

Teams has a multitude of features to encourage and enhance collaboration.


Padlet is a web app that allows users to post ‘notes’ on a digital wall that can include images, links and videos – it’s a visually stimulating collaborative tool.


Nearpod helps educators create interactive presentations that can contain quizzes, polls, videos, collaborate boards, and more.