Kidblog

The Kidblog team is passionate about helping students find their voice within a safe, teacher-moderated environment.

Kidblog’s New Platform

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.

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.... read more

Scholars and Citizens

Scholars and Citizens

As an educator reflecting on ten years of professional practice and four years at Kidblog building the world’s leading student blogging platform, I often ponder the question: What is the purpose of school? The answer is certainly open to thoughtful political, economic, philosophical, and even spiritual debate.  A Google search for “purpose of school” reveals

As an educator reflecting on ten years of professional practice and four years at Kidblog building the world’s leading student blogging platform, I often ponder the question: What is the purpose of school? The answer is certainly open to thoughtful political, economic, philosophical, and even spiritual debate.  A Google search for “purpose of school” reveals... read more

Kidblog at ISTE 2013

Kidblog at ISTE 2013

Kidblog is heading to San Antonio for the ISTE 2013 conference.  Co-Founders Dan Flies and Matt Hardy will be in town from Sunday though Wednesday and we look forward to seeing our amazing teacher friends in attendance! You might remember Dan and Matt from such 2012 poster sessions as, “Book Blogs: Online, Interactive Journals for Literature

Kidblog is heading to San Antonio for the ISTE 2013 conference.  Co-Founders Dan Flies and Matt Hardy will be in town from Sunday though Wednesday and we look forward to seeing our amazing teacher friends in attendance! You might remember Dan and Matt from such 2012 poster sessions as, “Book Blogs: Online, Interactive Journals for Literature... read more

The Internship

The Internship

This summer, Kidblog has the honor and pleasure of working with Nic McPhee, professor of computer science at the University of Minnesota, Morris. Kidblog co-founders and UMM alums Matt Hardy and Dan Flies were former student’s of Nic’s in the early 2000’s. So it’s with great humility (and great pleasure) that we may refer to

This summer, Kidblog has the honor and pleasure of working with Nic McPhee, professor of computer science at the University of Minnesota, Morris. Kidblog co-founders and UMM alums Matt Hardy and Dan Flies were former student’s of Nic’s in the early 2000’s. So it’s with great humility (and great pleasure) that we may refer to... read more

Guest Post: Angela Maiers

Guest Post: Angela Maiers

We’re thrilled to welcome our guest author Angela Maiers, award-winning educator, speaker, consultant and professional trainer known for her work in literacy, leadership and global communications. The Quest2Matter Solving the world’s problems requires contributions from every individual. Students represent one group whose potential contributions are underestimated. This is unfortunate, because I believe: Students are willing to

We’re thrilled to welcome our guest author Angela Maiers, award-winning educator, speaker, consultant and professional trainer known for her work in literacy, leadership and global communications. The Quest2Matter Solving the world’s problems requires contributions from every individual. Students represent one group whose potential contributions are underestimated. This is unfortunate, because I believe: Students are willing to... read more

Kidblog Team at Minnebar 2013

Kidblog Team at Minnebar 2013

The Kidblog team is fresh off our Saturday at Minnebar 8. This (un)conference represents the intersection of technology and entrepreneurship and is rumored to be the largest BarCamp in North America.  Our team has been growing steadily over the past 6 months and we brought everyone into Minneapolis for the weekend to attend this awesome event. BarCamps are also

The Kidblog team is fresh off our Saturday at Minnebar 8. This (un)conference represents the intersection of technology and entrepreneurship and is rumored to be the largest BarCamp in North America.  Our team has been growing steadily over the past 6 months and we brought everyone into Minneapolis for the weekend to attend this awesome event. BarCamps are also... read more

Russ Goerend & His 6th Graders: In The Classroom With Kidblog! Part 2 of 2

Russ Goerend & His 6th Graders: In The Classroom With Kidblog! Part 2 of 2

The following is one of a  series of guest posts written by real teachers across America who embrace Kidblog in their classrooms. We’re excited to showcase their stories of dedication and success right here for you readers at home. Welcome Back! It is time for the final interview videos with 6th grade teacher Russ Goerend

The following is one of a  series of guest posts written by real teachers across America who embrace Kidblog in their classrooms. We’re excited to showcase their stories of dedication and success right here for you readers at home. Welcome Back! It is time for the final interview videos with 6th grade teacher Russ Goerend... read more