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.

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

Notifications about class publishing activity

Notifications about class publishing activity

In addition to email notifications, students and teachers are now able to receive notifications directly from their Kidblog dashboard. When post and/or comment notifications are enabled, students will be informed when classmates publish posts, as well as when others leave comments on their published posts. Teachers will receive notifications on new posts published to the class,

In addition to email notifications, students and teachers are now able to receive notifications directly from their Kidblog dashboard. When post and/or comment notifications are enabled, students will be informed when classmates publish posts, as well as when others leave comments on their published posts. Teachers will receive notifications on new posts published to the class,... read more

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