Sharing Kidblog at Professional Development Events and Conferences

Sharing Kidblog at Professional Development Events and Conferences

Preparing to lead a professional development session or conference presentation takes time, especially planning the most beneficial activities and methods to deliver the information. It is a good idea to plan different activities that will both inform and engage the participants, and lead to great conversations and takeaways that can be implemented right away. Often

Preparing to lead a professional development session or conference presentation takes time, especially planning the most beneficial activities and methods to deliver the information. It is a good idea to plan different activities that will both inform and engage the participants, and lead to great conversations and takeaways that can be implemented right away. Often... read more

Kidblog Spotlight On: Kathleen Sokolowski

Kidblog Spotlight On: Kathleen Sokolowski

Inspired by Franki Sibberson, Kathleen started blogging with her third grade class three years ago. Her students have since become authors, excited to write online for an authentic audience (even over vacations, weekends, and summer break!). What motivated you to start blogging with your students? KS: I switched from kindergarten to third grade and was

Inspired by Franki Sibberson, Kathleen started blogging with her third grade class three years ago. Her students have since become authors, excited to write online for an authentic audience (even over vacations, weekends, and summer break!). What motivated you to start blogging with your students? KS: I switched from kindergarten to third grade and was... read more

Webinar: Blogging Through The Writing Process And In Project Based Learning

Webinar: Blogging Through The Writing Process And In Project Based Learning

Humanities teacher, Andrea Woods, discusses how to infuse technology and project based learning in the classroom. Woods shares tips for inspiring students to become liberated leaders both in and out of the classroom. In this webinar, you will learn: How to set a schedule for your students’ project to include blogging Tips for and examples

Humanities teacher, Andrea Woods, discusses how to infuse technology and project based learning in the classroom. Woods shares tips for inspiring students to become liberated leaders both in and out of the classroom. In this webinar, you will learn: How to set a schedule for your students’ project to include blogging Tips for and examples... read more

Reflecting Out Loud

Reflecting Out Loud

You kneel down next to the student and gently but firmly say, “I want you to think about what you’ve done.” The student’s eyes look off into the distance for a moment, then return to yours. “Kay. Done.” “No,” you say. “Really think about what you have done.” The student’s brow furrows, trying to mimic

You kneel down next to the student and gently but firmly say, “I want you to think about what you’ve done.” The student’s eyes look off into the distance for a moment, then return to yours. “Kay. Done.” “No,” you say. “Really think about what you have done.” The student’s brow furrows, trying to mimic... read more

#ISTE17 Recap

#ISTE17 Recap

This past week, the Kidblog team was in San Antonio alongside over 21,000 educators, attending the ISTE 2017 Conference. We were able to connect with some of the brightest minds in ed tech and engage with teachers from 80+ countries. We had a fantastic time speaking with new and veteran members of our Kidblog community and were

This past week, the Kidblog team was in San Antonio alongside over 21,000 educators, attending the ISTE 2017 Conference. We were able to connect with some of the brightest minds in ed tech and engage with teachers from 80+ countries. We had a fantastic time speaking with new and veteran members of our Kidblog community and were... read more

Kidblog Spotlight On: Sharon Davison

Kidblog Spotlight On: Sharon Davison

Searching for a way to connect with her incoming Kindergarteners, Sharon Davison turned to blogging. Seven years later, Sharon and her students have reached beyond friends and family and have spoken to the world using Kidblog. What motivated you to start blogging with your students? SD: “I started blogging using Kidblog about 7 years ago

Searching for a way to connect with her incoming Kindergarteners, Sharon Davison turned to blogging. Seven years later, Sharon and her students have reached beyond friends and family and have spoken to the world using Kidblog. What motivated you to start blogging with your students? SD: “I started blogging using Kidblog about 7 years ago... read more

Webinar: Allowing Students to Publish Freely

Webinar: Allowing Students to Publish Freely

Year 5/6 teacher, Blair Smith, shares how encouraging students to publish on topics they are interested in, at anytime, will increase student blogging interest and improve overall writing. In this webinar, you will learn: The benefits of allowing students to publish their own content based on interests The difference between giving students an audience and

Year 5/6 teacher, Blair Smith, shares how encouraging students to publish on topics they are interested in, at anytime, will increase student blogging interest and improve overall writing. In this webinar, you will learn: The benefits of allowing students to publish their own content based on interests The difference between giving students an audience and... read more