Developing a STEM program? How can blogging help?

Developing a STEM program? How can blogging help?

One of the most recent facts I read related to STEM comes from the US Bureau of Statistics that predicts that within the next 20 years 80% of jobs will require a technical STEM-related skill.  As our world is changing due to technology, our educational system is also changing.  Part of that change has been

One of the most recent facts I read related to STEM comes from the US Bureau of Statistics that predicts that within the next 20 years 80% of jobs will require a technical STEM-related skill.  As our world is changing due to technology, our educational system is also changing.  Part of that change has been... read more

Kidblog Spotlight On: Kelly Walton

Kidblog Spotlight On: Kelly Walton

Grade 6 teacher, Kelly Walton, empowers students to take action through the power of writing. She has been blogging with Kidblog for three years and is still surprised by her students daily. Blogging has changed her teaching practice and engaged students to transform the learning in the classroom, including the teacher. What motivated you to start blogging with

Grade 6 teacher, Kelly Walton, empowers students to take action through the power of writing. She has been blogging with Kidblog for three years and is still surprised by her students daily. Blogging has changed her teaching practice and engaged students to transform the learning in the classroom, including the teacher. What motivated you to start blogging with... read more

Getting Students Interested in Current Events

Getting Students Interested in Current Events

Sometimes middle school students just aren’t interested in current events. A reason for this might be that students don’t have the space to explore these issues with their peers. As a journalism teacher, I strive to encourage student interest in current events because I want children to become informed citizens as they grow up. Current

Sometimes middle school students just aren’t interested in current events. A reason for this might be that students don’t have the space to explore these issues with their peers. As a journalism teacher, I strive to encourage student interest in current events because I want children to become informed citizens as they grow up. Current... read more

Webinar: Introducing Blogging to Teachers at Professional Development Events

Webinar: Introducing Blogging to Teachers at Professional Development Events

Fourth grade dual language teacher, Marina Rodriguez, shares an example presentation on Kidblog that can be used at various professional development events including EdCamps and tech conferences. In this webinar, you will learn: How to introduce teachers to the idea and benefits of blogging in the classroom The four components to preparing 21st century students for a

Fourth grade dual language teacher, Marina Rodriguez, shares an example presentation on Kidblog that can be used at various professional development events including EdCamps and tech conferences. In this webinar, you will learn: How to introduce teachers to the idea and benefits of blogging in the classroom The four components to preparing 21st century students for a... read more

Kidblog Spotlight On: Christa Elder

Kidblog Spotlight On: Christa Elder

First and second grade teacher, Christa Elder, began using Kidblog in an effort to integrate more technology into the classroom. Six years later, she continues to use the platform to give students’ writing a meaningful purpose. What motivated you to start blogging with your students? CE: “We were always looking at ways to integrate technology

First and second grade teacher, Christa Elder, began using Kidblog in an effort to integrate more technology into the classroom. Six years later, she continues to use the platform to give students’ writing a meaningful purpose. What motivated you to start blogging with your students? CE: “We were always looking at ways to integrate technology... read more

Kidblog: The Yardstick for Growth

Kidblog: The Yardstick for Growth

The end of the school year means to me wrapping up everything, hurrying to get everything finished, making sure everything is ready for next year.  But it also means pulling out all of the work from the whole year that got stored in the dusty closet, dark storeroom, or bottom of the backpack to put

The end of the school year means to me wrapping up everything, hurrying to get everything finished, making sure everything is ready for next year.  But it also means pulling out all of the work from the whole year that got stored in the dusty closet, dark storeroom, or bottom of the backpack to put... read more

Webinar: Training Student Journalists

Webinar: Training Student Journalists

High school Journalism and History teacher, Thomas Honsa, shares tips for using Kidblog to train and motivate student journalists. In this webinar, you will learn: The benefits of implementing Kidblog into your digital curriculum A proven process to setting journalism students up for successful publishing How to train students for the future – Setting up

High school Journalism and History teacher, Thomas Honsa, shares tips for using Kidblog to train and motivate student journalists. In this webinar, you will learn: The benefits of implementing Kidblog into your digital curriculum A proven process to setting journalism students up for successful publishing How to train students for the future – Setting up... read more