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

5 Fun & Festive Halloween Blogging Activities

5 Fun & Festive Halloween Blogging Activities

There’s nothing quite like Halloween. 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 is one

There’s nothing quite like Halloween. 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 is one... read more

Encouraging students to embrace their passions

Encouraging students to embrace their passions

What is a passion project? A passion project is something you work on (often outside of your chosen path of study or occupation) that gives you satisfaction and happiness and puts you in a state of creative flow. It’s what you do to escape it all. It can be a tiny or significant contribution to

What is a passion project? A passion project is something you work on (often outside of your chosen path of study or occupation) that gives you satisfaction and happiness and puts you in a state of creative flow. It’s what you do to escape it all. It can be a tiny or significant contribution to... read more

Jump-start the New School Year Blogging: Biography blogs

Jump-start the New School Year Blogging: Biography blogs

Start of School Waxed floors Buzzing of Voices Lockers clanging Bells ringing “Do we have assigned seats?” “Do we need notebooks today?” “What’s for lunch?” “Jason? Here. Becky? Here.” When the start of school is just around the corner I begin thinking about how I want to start off my year to help build an

Start of School Waxed floors Buzzing of Voices Lockers clanging Bells ringing “Do we have assigned seats?” “Do we need notebooks today?” “What’s for lunch?” “Jason? Here. Becky? Here.” When the start of school is just around the corner I begin thinking about how I want to start off my year to help build an... 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

Kidblog: Designed for schools and districts

Kidblog: Designed for schools and districts

Setting the stage “Students here is your digital device, and here are your logins and passwords. Be careful.” “Teachers, you may choose from hundreds of online tools to incorporate in the classroom. Choose wisely.” With more agency for teachers and students than ever before, how are administrators guiding their schools through the technology revolution? It starts with

Setting the stage “Students here is your digital device, and here are your logins and passwords. Be careful.” “Teachers, you may choose from hundreds of online tools to incorporate in the classroom. Choose wisely.” With more agency for teachers and students than ever before, how are administrators guiding their schools through the technology revolution? It starts with... read more