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

3 Tips for Successful Student Blogging

3 Tips for Successful Student Blogging

As the role of technology in the classroom continues to grow, teachers are turning to blogging to give students a voice, inspire purposeful writing, provide an authentic audience, and publish student work. Blogging is a powerful tool that gets students excited about writing and allows them to connect with others around the world.

As the role of technology in the classroom continues to grow, teachers are turning to blogging to give students a voice, inspire purposeful writing, provide an authentic audience, and publish student work. Blogging is a powerful tool that gets students excited about writing and allows them to connect with others around the world.... read more

If You Have Thoughts, You Can Blog

If You Have Thoughts, You Can Blog

“I can write a blog. I have thoughts!” –Julie & Julia

That quote says it all. If you have thoughts, you can blog. Blogging can reach across multiple grade levels and all abilities. Have a thought in your head? You can blog! That’s it. Starting to see the beauty of it all?

“I can write a blog. I have thoughts!” –Julie & Julia That quote says it all. If you have thoughts, you can blog. Blogging can reach across multiple grade levels and all abilities. Have a thought in your head? You can blog! That’s it. Starting to see the beauty of it all?... read more