Kidblog’s New Platform

Kidblog is thrilled to announce that we’ll soon be rolling out major platform enhancements. This new release is more than a mere “update” of the existing system. Based on feedback from teachers, students, and families, our development team has spent the past year redesigning our publishing interface to be even more flexible, customizable, stable, and secure.

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3 Tips for Successful Student Blogging

As the role of technology in the classroom continues to grow, teachers are turning to blogging to give students a voice, inspire purposeful writing, provide an authentic audience, and publish student work. Blogging is a powerful tool that gets students excited about writing and allows them to connect with others around the world.

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If You Have Thoughts, You Can Blog

“I can write a blog. I have thoughts!” –Julie & Julia

That quote says it all. If you have thoughts, you can blog. Blogging can reach across multiple grade levels and all abilities. Have a thought in your head? You can blog! That’s it. Starting to see the beauty of it all?

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Developing a Young Writer’s Enthusiasm

In my four years of teaching, I have observed the enthusiasm of my 6th grade writers dwindle from year to year. Last year specifically, when asking my students their thoughts on writing, I was overwhelmed by their negativity and disdain for writing. I couldn’t help but wonder, why?

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Top 3 Reasons I Have My Students Blog

As a technology instructor for grades K-5 I enjoy having my students blog in the classroom. I have parents and teachers ask me often, “Why do you have your students blog?” When I answer them, I tell them there are three good reasons to blog in the classroom.

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