Laura Kniffin

Laura is a Kidblog Customer Success Manager. She enjoys connecting with teachers daily to share Kidblog stories, learn how they use Kidblog in their classroom, and hear unique feature ideas to better our platform. Laura loves strong morning coffee, an invigorating yoga flow, and exploring new cities around the world.

Amazing new possibilities with Kidblog and Microsoft’s Immersive Reader

Amazing new possibilities with Kidblog and Microsoft’s Immersive Reader

We are excited to announce our integration with Microsoft’s Immersive Reader. This feature provides inclusiveness and enhances the reading experience for students of any of age or ability. Students can: Increase fluency for English language learners or readers of other languages Help build confidence for emerging readers learning to read at higher levels Offer text decoding solutions

We are excited to announce our integration with Microsoft’s Immersive Reader. This feature provides inclusiveness and enhances the reading experience for students of any of age or ability. Students can: Increase fluency for English language learners or readers of other languages Help build confidence for emerging readers learning to read at higher levels Offer text decoding solutions... read more

#FETC2020

#FETC2020

Many Kidblog teachers are heading to Miami, excited to attend (or present at) the FETC2020 conference. FETC (Future of Education Technology Conference) is a place for “tech-savvy educators, curriculum designers, online educators, technology integration specialists, grant developers, professional development trainers, ed tech coaches, and pre-service teachers to: Discover how to engage all learners by using technology

Many Kidblog teachers are heading to Miami, excited to attend (or present at) the FETC2020 conference. FETC (Future of Education Technology Conference) is a place for “tech-savvy educators, curriculum designers, online educators, technology integration specialists, grant developers, professional development trainers, ed tech coaches, and pre-service teachers to: Discover how to engage all learners by using technology... read more

Kidblog is now a Google Cloud Partner

Kidblog is now a Google Cloud Partner

Students, teachers, administrators, and parents now benefit even more from Kidblog’s integrations with Google G Suite for Education and Google Classroom. Kidblog is an official Google Cloud Partner within the Google for Education Integrated Solutions Initiative. Educators continue to trust Kidblog to provide expertise, credentials, and experience to help students succeed. Our current Google integrations include: Google Single Sign-On

Students, teachers, administrators, and parents now benefit even more from Kidblog’s integrations with Google G Suite for Education and Google Classroom. Kidblog is an official Google Cloud Partner within the Google for Education Integrated Solutions Initiative. Educators continue to trust Kidblog to provide expertise, credentials, and experience to help students succeed. Our current Google integrations include: Google Single Sign-On... read more

5 activities to do with your students this Thanksgiving

5 activities to do with your students this Thanksgiving

It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is just around the corner. A holiday known for spending time with family and friends, gathered around a table full of food, it is also a celebration of a feast shared by the colonists of Plymouth and Wampanoag. Help your students learn more about the origin of the holiday, as

It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is just around the corner. A holiday known for spending time with family and friends, gathered around a table full of food, it is also a celebration of a feast shared by the colonists of Plymouth and Wampanoag. Help your students learn more about the origin of the holiday, as... read more

Teaching Digital Citizenship | Digital Citizenship Week 2019

Teaching Digital Citizenship | Digital Citizenship Week 2019

Teachthought defines digital citizenship as, “the quality of habits, actions and consumption patterns that impact the ecology of digital content and communities.” With the prevalence of technology in the classroom,  it is no wonder the term ‘digital citizenship’ has become a popular expression and critical practice within schools and districts. Teaching digital citizenship in a world

Teachthought defines digital citizenship as, “the quality of habits, actions and consumption patterns that impact the ecology of digital content and communities.” With the prevalence of technology in the classroom,  it is no wonder the term ‘digital citizenship’ has become a popular expression and critical practice within schools and districts. Teaching digital citizenship in a world... read more

Key features for the 2019-2020 school year

Key features for the 2019-2020 school year

You asked, we listened. Below is a list of Kidblog’s latest and all-time greatest features, just in time for the new school year. New to Kidblog? Sign up for a free trial to start sharing your students’ work with a real audience. Google Classroom integration Teachers can assign and grade Google Classroom assignments seamlessly from their Kidblog class.

You asked, we listened. Below is a list of Kidblog’s latest and all-time greatest features, just in time for the new school year. New to Kidblog? Sign up for a free trial to start sharing your students’ work with a real audience. Google Classroom integration Teachers can assign and grade Google Classroom assignments seamlessly from their Kidblog class.... read more

Kidblog’s complete guide to ISTE19

Kidblog’s complete guide to ISTE19

  Many Kidblog teachers are getting excited to attend (or present at) the ISTE19 conference hosted in Philadelphia. The ISTE conference is a place where learning and teaching transformations occur. The brightest minds in edtech come together to make connections and continue to network all year long. The entire ISTE schedule includes over 1,000 sessions and

  Many Kidblog teachers are getting excited to attend (or present at) the ISTE19 conference hosted in Philadelphia. The ISTE conference is a place where learning and teaching transformations occur. The brightest minds in edtech come together to make connections and continue to network all year long. The entire ISTE schedule includes over 1,000 sessions and... read more