Find Your Space

Find Your Space

When I went to check my email one evening, I had a note from one of my 6th graders, asking me if she could post her own personal story onto Bulldog Blogs. And then it hit me, a journal blog. It was genius! As much as I love inspiring my students, I love it even more when they inspire me.

When I went to check my email one evening, I had a note from one of my 6th graders, asking me if she could post her own personal story onto Bulldog Blogs. And then it hit me, a journal blog. It was genius! As much as I love inspiring my students, I love it even more when they inspire me.... read more

How to Develop Good Digital Citizens

How to Develop Good Digital Citizens

Student blogging and peer commenting is a great way to cultivate good digital citizens. But it all begins with building your classroom community.

Student blogging and peer commenting is a great way to cultivate good digital citizens. But it all begins with building your classroom community.... read more

Students’ Voice and Choice

Students’ Voice and Choice

Students’ voice will only surface after they have had ample experience of choice. It is essential in the 21st century to teach kids how to learn and to think critically about the information they access.

Students’ voice will only surface after they have had ample experience of choice. It is essential in the 21st century to teach kids how to learn and to think critically about the information they access. ... read more

Creating Constructive Commenters

Creating Constructive Commenters

My students began their writing assignment in class and were required to finish their post for homework. Out of curiosity, I hopped on Kidblog that evening to see what my students were posting. I wasn’t surprised to see their blog posts pouring in; I was, however, surprised to find the little notification that told me I had comments awaiting my approval.

My students began their writing assignment in class and were required to finish their post for homework. Out of curiosity, I hopped on Kidblog that evening to see what my students were posting. I wasn't surprised to see their blog posts pouring in; I was, however, surprised to find the little notification that told me I had comments awaiting my approval.... read more

Kidblog’s New Platform

Kidblog’s New Platform

Kidblog is thrilled to announce that we’ll soon be rolling out major platform enhancements. This new release is more than a mere “update” of the existing system. Based on feedback from teachers, students, and families, our development team has spent the past year redesigning our publishing interface to be even more flexible, customizable, stable, and secure.

Kidblog is thrilled to announce that we'll soon be rolling out major platform enhancements. This new release is more than a mere "update" of the existing system. Based on feedback from teachers, students, and families, our development team has spent the past year redesigning our publishing interface to be even more flexible, customizable, stable, and secure.... read more

Publishing to the World

Publishing to the World

To blog or not to blog? That is the question. When you look at the benefits that blogging can bring to a student’s learning and educational experience, then the answer most certainly is yes.

To blog or not to blog? That is the question. When you look at the benefits that blogging can bring to a student’s learning and educational experience, then the answer most certainly is yes.... read more

Blogging? Why?

Blogging? Why?

You’re blogging?!
Doesn’t that take up too much time?!
I don’t have time for that.
It’d be too hard to get my students to learn to blog.

You’re blogging?! Doesn't that take up too much time?! I don’t have time for that. It’d be too hard to get my students to learn to blog.... read more