Connecting Globally: Kidblog Around the World

Connecting Globally: Kidblog Around the World

An important motivator for getting your students blogging with Kidblog is the chance for their publishing to draw the attention of an international audience. Routinely, Kidbloggers are fielding comments from different corners of the world like Taiwan, Europe, South America, and New Zealand. Students might be too young to appreciate just how remarkable that is, but it’s still a valuable lesson in the “flattening” of our world.

An important motivator for getting your students blogging with Kidblog is the chance for their publishing to draw the attention of an international audience. Routinely, Kidbloggers are fielding comments from different corners of the world like Taiwan, Europe, South America, and New Zealand. Students might be too young to appreciate just how remarkable that is, but it’s still a valuable lesson in the “flattening” of our world.... read more

Kidblog Around the Web: Tips, Tricks, and Experiences

Kidblog Around the Web: Tips, Tricks, and Experiences

We love it when classroom teachers publish articles about their own experiences implementing Kidblog in the classroom. Here’s a list of recent posts that can help you find success with student blogging.

We love it when classroom teachers publish articles about their own experiences implementing Kidblog in the classroom. Here’s a list of recent posts that can help you find success with student blogging.... read more

The Changing Landscape of Tech Adoption in Schools

The Changing Landscape of Tech Adoption in Schools

I can still remember the carrels of Apple IIgs computers in my middle school library. Friends and I would play “Oregon Trail” during lunch or during free class periods. Later, those computers somehow brought me my first taste of the Internet. Those computers had been there for at least five years before I arrived, and I know

I can still remember the carrels of Apple IIgs computers in my middle school library. Friends and I would play “Oregon Trail” during lunch or during free class periods. Later, those computers somehow brought me my first taste of the Internet. Those computers had been there for at least five years before I arrived, and I know... read more

FETC 2014

FETC 2014

I just returned from FETC 2014 in Orlando, FL. Conferences are a great way to take the pulse of the education technology industry, and FETC is the first major event of the year. Companies tend to be debuting their latest and greatest in the exhibit hall while the thought leaders in breakout sessions cover new

I just returned from FETC 2014 in Orlando, FL. Conferences are a great way to take the pulse of the education technology industry, and FETC is the first major event of the year. Companies tend to be debuting their latest and greatest in the exhibit hall while the thought leaders in breakout sessions cover new... read more

Scholars and Citizens

Scholars and Citizens

As an educator reflecting on ten years of professional practice and four years at Kidblog building the world’s leading student blogging platform, I often ponder the question: What is the purpose of school? The answer is certainly open to thoughtful political, economic, philosophical, and even spiritual debate.  A Google search for “purpose of school” reveals

As an educator reflecting on ten years of professional practice and four years at Kidblog building the world’s leading student blogging platform, I often ponder the question: What is the purpose of school? The answer is certainly open to thoughtful political, economic, philosophical, and even spiritual debate.  A Google search for “purpose of school” reveals... read more

Kidblog at ISTE 2013

Kidblog at ISTE 2013

Kidblog is heading to San Antonio for the ISTE 2013 conference.  Co-Founders Dan Flies and Matt Hardy will be in town from Sunday though Wednesday and we look forward to seeing our amazing teacher friends in attendance! You might remember Dan and Matt from such 2012 poster sessions as, “Book Blogs: Online, Interactive Journals for Literature

Kidblog is heading to San Antonio for the ISTE 2013 conference.  Co-Founders Dan Flies and Matt Hardy will be in town from Sunday though Wednesday and we look forward to seeing our amazing teacher friends in attendance! You might remember Dan and Matt from such 2012 poster sessions as, “Book Blogs: Online, Interactive Journals for Literature... read more

The Internship

The Internship

This summer, Kidblog has the honor and pleasure of working with Nic McPhee, professor of computer science at the University of Minnesota, Morris. Kidblog co-founders and UMM alums Matt Hardy and Dan Flies were former student’s of Nic’s in the early 2000’s. So it’s with great humility (and great pleasure) that we may refer to

This summer, Kidblog has the honor and pleasure of working with Nic McPhee, professor of computer science at the University of Minnesota, Morris. Kidblog co-founders and UMM alums Matt Hardy and Dan Flies were former student’s of Nic’s in the early 2000’s. So it’s with great humility (and great pleasure) that we may refer to... read more