#FETC19

#FETC19

Many Kidblog teachers are arriving in Orlando, excited to attend (or present at) the FETC19 conference. FETC (Future of Education Technology Conference) is a place for “tech-savvy educators, curriculum designers, online educators, technology integration specialists, grant developers, professional development trainers, ed tech coaches, and pre-service teachers to: Discover how to engage all learners by using technology

Many Kidblog teachers are arriving in Orlando, excited to attend (or present at) the FETC19 conference. FETC (Future of Education Technology Conference) is a place for “tech-savvy educators, curriculum designers, online educators, technology integration specialists, grant developers, professional development trainers, ed tech coaches, and pre-service teachers to: Discover how to engage all learners by using technology... read more

Setting and following through on goals

Setting and following through on goals

I tell students that my eighth-grade Language Arts class is like an epic novel. Just as in any good story, we open by meeting the characters, understanding the rules of their fictional world, and learning about the problems that will ultimately spin into fully-formed conflict. That early part of the story, the exposition, might last

I tell students that my eighth-grade Language Arts class is like an epic novel. Just as in any good story, we open by meeting the characters, understanding the rules of their fictional world, and learning about the problems that will ultimately spin into fully-formed conflict. That early part of the story, the exposition, might last... read more

A Tech Integrationist’s Role in Implementing Kidblog Schoolwide

A Tech Integrationist’s Role in Implementing Kidblog Schoolwide

I began experimenting with student blogging five years ago as a third grade classroom teacher.  Now that I have a few more years of experience under my belt and have transitioned to the role of K-12 Technology Integrationist, I have a few tips for other Tech Integrationists facilitating Kidblog schoolwide.   In working with teachers

I began experimenting with student blogging five years ago as a third grade classroom teacher.  Now that I have a few more years of experience under my belt and have transitioned to the role of K-12 Technology Integrationist, I have a few tips for other Tech Integrationists facilitating Kidblog schoolwide.   In working with teachers... read more

Why I Don’t Grade My Students’ Blogs

Why I Don’t Grade My Students’ Blogs

All that writing and you don’t have a single grade? This discussion came up in the faculty lunch room last week. Should we be grading student blogs? It seems silly to have students spend so much time on writing, then not grade it. But after much consideration, I realized it all goes back to your purpose.

All that writing and you don’t have a single grade? This discussion came up in the faculty lunch room last week. Should we be grading student blogs? It seems silly to have students spend so much time on writing, then not grade it. But after much consideration, I realized it all goes back to your purpose. ... read more

Key features for blogging in the classroom

Key features for blogging in the classroom

When it comes to blogging, it is important (and sometimes challenging) to get students started on a great note. It is our goal to provide you with the tools you and your students need to be successful in this endeavor. To ensure you are aware of these helpful tools, we have compiled a list of

When it comes to blogging, it is important (and sometimes challenging) to get students started on a great note. It is our goal to provide you with the tools you and your students need to be successful in this endeavor. To ensure you are aware of these helpful tools, we have compiled a list of... read more

25% off for you and a friend

25% off for you and a friend

Share the benefits of safe student publishing with Kidblog. Your friends or colleagues will receive 25% off when they purchase an annual Teacher Premium membership using your referral code. Additionally, a 25% discount will be automatically applied to your upcoming membership renewal. Any teacher with an active Teacher Premium annual subscription has a referral code

Share the benefits of safe student publishing with Kidblog. Your friends or colleagues will receive 25% off when they purchase an annual Teacher Premium membership using your referral code. Additionally, a 25% discount will be automatically applied to your upcoming membership renewal. Any teacher with an active Teacher Premium annual subscription has a referral code... read more

What is your favorite blogging activity?

What is your favorite blogging activity?

We asked that question to one student in particular.   Remember our Dual Language Blogging Podcast? Featured here is some additional audio from that amazing conversation between student and teacher dual language blogging experts. Here, they’re taking a deeper dive into the pair’s favorite blogging activities. Kidblog Ambassador Marina Rodriguez and her former student (and

We asked that question to one student in particular.   Remember our Dual Language Blogging Podcast? Featured here is some additional audio from that amazing conversation between student and teacher dual language blogging experts. Here, they’re taking a deeper dive into the pair’s favorite blogging activities. Kidblog Ambassador Marina Rodriguez and her former student (and... read more