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.

Take this one-question survey to prepare your Kidblog class for summer:

Take this one-question survey to prepare your Kidblog class for summer:

Whether you want to stay connected to students this summer, or disconnect from your classroom entirely, we have a custom to-do list to help get you there.

Whether you want to stay connected to students this summer, or disconnect from your classroom entirely, we have a custom to-do list to help get you there.... read more

Kidblog opens the door for Hilliard City Schools students

Kidblog opens the door for Hilliard City Schools students

Hilliard City School District established an Admin Pro membership with Kidblog in 2015. Since then, their teachers and students have created over 42,000 posts and 100,000 comments. Each year, a growing number of teachers are interested in publishing student work with Kidblog and request access to the platform. Cathy Mere is an Elementary Literacy Instructional Leader with

Hilliard City School District established an Admin Pro membership with Kidblog in 2015. Since then, their teachers and students have created over 42,000 posts and 100,000 comments. Each year, a growing number of teachers are interested in publishing student work with Kidblog and request access to the platform. Cathy Mere is an Elementary Literacy Instructional Leader with... read more

Google Classroom Integration – Create, Submit, and Grade Assignments

Google Classroom Integration – Create, Submit, and Grade Assignments

Kidblog now integrates with Google Classroom! Teachers can assign and grade Google Classroom assignments seamlessly from their Kidblog class. Students can publish Kidblog posts and submit the link as an attachment to their Google Classroom coursework. Google Classroom joins Kidblog’s existing integrations with Google Drive and Google Login (Single Sign-On). Now, in addition to embedding Google Docs, Slides,

Kidblog now integrates with Google Classroom! Teachers can assign and grade Google Classroom assignments seamlessly from their Kidblog class. Students can publish Kidblog posts and submit the link as an attachment to their Google Classroom coursework. Google Classroom joins Kidblog’s existing integrations with Google Drive and Google Login (Single Sign-On). Now, in addition to embedding Google Docs, Slides,... read more

#FETC19

#FETC19

Many Kidblog teachers are arriving in Orlando, excited to attend (or present at) the FETC19 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 arriving in Orlando, excited to attend (or present at) the FETC19 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

Key features for blogging in the classroom

Key features for blogging in the classroom

When it comes to blogging, it is important (and sometimes challenging) to get students started on a great note. It is our goal to provide you with the tools you and your students need to be successful in this endeavor. To ensure you are aware of these helpful tools, we have compiled a list of

When it comes to blogging, it is important (and sometimes challenging) to get students started on a great note. It is our goal to provide you with the tools you and your students need to be successful in this endeavor. To ensure you are aware of these helpful tools, we have compiled a list of... read more

Password Best Practices

Password Best Practices

You trust Kidblog to create a safe, secure space for your students. How do you ensure your students’ passwords are strong enough? When teachers create student accounts, they often establish a basic or shared password that can be easily distributed and remembered by students. This is a great way to get students logged in for the first time. But these initial passwords present security concerns when users know (or can guess) other users’ passwords.

You trust Kidblog to create a safe, secure space for your students. How do you ensure your students' passwords are strong enough? When teachers create student accounts, they often establish a basic or shared password that can be easily distributed and remembered by students. This is a great way to get students logged in for the first time. But these initial passwords present security concerns when users know (or can guess) other users' passwords.... read more

Connections Discoverability

Connections Discoverability

Students are motivated to write with power and passion when they know their words are being heard. Connecting with classrooms provides your students an authentic audience. Kidblog now provides a way to easily locate active classes, similar to yours, right in your class settings. Whether you are brand new to Kidblog, or have been using

Students are motivated to write with power and passion when they know their words are being heard. Connecting with classrooms provides your students an authentic audience. Kidblog now provides a way to easily locate active classes, similar to yours, right in your class settings. Whether you are brand new to Kidblog, or have been using... read more