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

Spooky Story-time: 5 Fun & Festive Halloween Blogging Activities

There’s nothing quite like Halloween, is there? Perhaps it’s the rare treat of dressing up in costumes, or the classic icons that accompany October 31st: from ghosts in clanking chains to slinky black cats, grim Jack-O-Lanterns to ghastly witches flying over the moon— the list goes on! It’s plain to see why All Hallow’s Eve

There’s nothing quite like Halloween, is there? Perhaps it’s the rare treat of dressing up in costumes, or the classic icons that accompany October 31st: from ghosts in clanking chains to slinky black cats, grim Jack-O-Lanterns to ghastly witches flying over the moon— the list goes on! It’s plain to see why All Hallow’s Eve... read more

Times are a-Changin’! 5 Ways Kids Today Can Use Social Media For Homework

© Andres Rodriguez – Fotolia.com It seems like you can never find a pre-teen/tween/teen without a smart phone, iPad, e-reader or some other electronic device instantaneously connecting them to their friends via the world of social media. Often preferring to text, tweet, Instagram, pin, post, and +1 instead of seeing a friend in person, most

© Andres Rodriguez – Fotolia.com It seems like you can never find a pre-teen/tween/teen without a smart phone, iPad, e-reader or some other electronic device instantaneously connecting them to their friends via the world of social media. Often preferring to text, tweet, Instagram, pin, post, and +1 instead of seeing a friend in person, most... read more

Kidblog in Action! Classroom Q&A With Kindergarten Teacher Sharon Davison

Kidblog in Action! Classroom Q&A With Kindergarten Teacher Sharon Davison

Sharon Davison (@kkidsinvt) is a kindergarten teacher in Vermont with a ton of experience. She’s been teaching for 28 years (kindergarten for five of those years) and has seen a lot technological change. Sharon proudly integrates tech in her classroom – including Kidblog! We consider her a cutting-edge leader among fellow 21st-century teachers. It was an honor

Sharon Davison (@kkidsinvt) is a kindergarten teacher in Vermont with a ton of experience. She’s been teaching for 28 years (kindergarten for five of those years) and has seen a lot technological change. Sharon proudly integrates tech in her classroom – including Kidblog! We consider her a cutting-edge leader among fellow 21st-century teachers. It was an honor... read more

In the Classroom with Kidblog! Educator Craig Badura Interviewed

Craig Badura (@mrbadura) is an innovative educator from Nebraska who has agreed to share his pedagogical insights about student blogging. Craig is a huge advocate for Kidblog, and when we first approached him for the candid Q&A, his response was: “I am humbled that Kidblog is asking me questions! I am just enamored by the

Craig Badura (@mrbadura) is an innovative educator from Nebraska who has agreed to share his pedagogical insights about student blogging. Craig is a huge advocate for Kidblog, and when we first approached him for the candid Q&A, his response was: “I am humbled that Kidblog is asking me questions! I am just enamored by the... read more

YouTube EDU: Rocking Today’s Classrooms, One Video At A Time

YouTube EDU: Rocking Today’s Classrooms, One Video At A Time

Hey, teachers! Can’t access YouTube on your school’s network? Now you can! Did you know? …YouTube now has YouTube EDU! You can sign up to access your personal channel on YouTube EDU safely and securely on your school’s network. This special edition of YouTube responsibly limits your student’s searching ability to only the content you choose to share.

Hey, teachers! Can’t access YouTube on your school’s network? Now you can! Did you know? …YouTube now has YouTube EDU! You can sign up to access your personal channel on YouTube EDU safely and securely on your school's network. This special edition of YouTube responsibly limits your student's searching ability to only the content you choose to share.... read more

Lessons in Social Media: 10 Digitally Enlightening Educators To Follow on Twitter

Lessons in Social Media: 10 Digitally Enlightening Educators To Follow on Twitter

Time to saddle up for a new school year! We’ve compiled a list of 10 influential educators to follow on Twitter to help keep your tweet-stream a-flowin’ with great content and lively conversation. Enjoy. @teachercast | TeacherCast Jeff Bradbury, founder of TeacherCast, is one of the rising stars in the Twitterverse. He runs a series

Time to saddle up for a new school year! We’ve compiled a list of 10 influential educators to follow on Twitter to help keep your tweet-stream a-flowin’ with great content and lively conversation. Enjoy. @teachercast | TeacherCast Jeff Bradbury, founder of TeacherCast, is one of the rising stars in the Twitterverse. He runs a series... read more