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

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

Motivating Student Authors: Harnessing the Power of Comments

Motivating Student Authors: Harnessing the Power of Comments

I soon realized that the topic didn’t matter as much as the audience they were writing for. Kidblog motivates young writers… [t]hey are writing for each other, they are writing for students around the world, and they are writing (and reading!) to connect with other students who have similar interests.

I soon realized that the topic didn’t matter as much as the audience they were writing for. Kidblog motivates young writers... [t]hey are writing for each other, they are writing for students around the world, and they are writing (and reading!) to connect with other students who have similar interests.... read more

The Power of One

The Power of One

  Those of us who teach teenagers face a daunting and seemingly never-ending challenge: Getting our students to look up from their phones, their social media, and their video games to see the wide world beyond their bubble. Unlike any generation before, today’s kids have a digital world that can cocoon them 24/7. They take

  Those of us who teach teenagers face a daunting and seemingly never-ending challenge: Getting our students to look up from their phones, their social media, and their video games to see the wide world beyond their bubble. Unlike any generation before, today’s kids have a digital world that can cocoon them 24/7. They take... read more

Sharing Student Work via Kidblog

Sharing Student Work via Kidblog

If my students are creating a presentation of their learning on a certain topic or concept using online tools such as Buncee, Sway, Google Slides, or Adobe Spark, they can easily share their work by embedding or linking their presentation in a Kidblog post.

If my students are creating a presentation of their learning on a certain topic or concept using online tools such as Buncee, Sway, Google Slides, or Adobe Spark, they can easily share their work by embedding or linking their presentation in a Kidblog post.... read more