Tag: Authentic Audience

App Smash in the New Year

App Smash in the New Year

For both teachers and students, it can be a challenge to get back into the daily routine after an extended holiday. Even if students had some work to complete over the break, it is still difficult to transition back to the daily bell schedule. Coming up with ways to keep students engaged throughout the year,

For both teachers and students, it can be a challenge to get back into the daily routine after an extended holiday. Even if students had some work to complete over the break, it is still difficult to transition back to the daily bell schedule. Coming up with ways to keep students engaged throughout the year,... 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

What makes you rise?

What makes you rise?

  Kidblog Podcast: Creating focus and depth with reflection: Piece of Cake. Our Kidblog Podcast series features real opinions and experiences of some of our most successful Kidblog users, and in this podcast, Ms. Cynthia Cox and a few of her former students share their authentic experiences of teaching and learning through blogs with education professionals

  Kidblog Podcast: Creating focus and depth with reflection: Piece of Cake. Our Kidblog Podcast series features real opinions and experiences of some of our most successful Kidblog users, and in this podcast, Ms. Cynthia Cox and a few of her former students share their authentic experiences of teaching and learning through blogs with education professionals... read more

A celebration of student voice

A celebration of student voice

  We admire our teachers who celebrate and share their students’ voices every day. Over the past month, we invited Kidblog teachers to take it one step further by promoting their students’ work as an entry to our student blog post contest. With the closing of the contest, it’s now clearer than ever that our

  We admire our teachers who celebrate and share their students’ voices every day. Over the past month, we invited Kidblog teachers to take it one step further by promoting their students’ work as an entry to our student blog post contest. With the closing of the contest, it’s now clearer than ever that our... read more

DCPS Study Abroad Experience

DCPS Study Abroad Experience

  Blogging While Abroad In 2016, the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) launched the nation’s first fully-funded global travel program for students, sending approximately 400 students and educator chaperones on short-term trips abroad during the summer. The goal of DCPS Study Abroad is to make travel more equitably accessible to students in middle and

  Blogging While Abroad In 2016, the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) launched the nation’s first fully-funded global travel program for students, sending approximately 400 students and educator chaperones on short-term trips abroad during the summer. The goal of DCPS Study Abroad is to make travel more equitably accessible to students in middle and... read more

Teaching Digital Literacy Through Blogs

Teaching Digital Literacy Through Blogs

  As the director of a university summer reading program which attends to the needs of striving learners, it is my goal to provide our teachers and students with opportunities to explore the world of digital literacy. Although many of our students are experts in 21st-century social media skills, this doesn’t necessarily translate to effective

  As the director of a university summer reading program which attends to the needs of striving learners, it is my goal to provide our teachers and students with opportunities to explore the world of digital literacy. Although many of our students are experts in 21st-century social media skills, this doesn’t necessarily translate to effective... read more

Kidblog Podcast: Teaching Digital Citizenship

Kidblog Podcast: Teaching Digital Citizenship

Mr. Mark Pluckrose will be our knowledgeable teacher presenter sharing his ideas on teaching digital citizenship and the power of comments with education professionals like you interested in learning more integrating these lessons into your day to day classroom activities, and curriculums. Stay tuned for your listener discount code and check below for timestamps!  

Mr. Mark Pluckrose will be our knowledgeable teacher presenter sharing his ideas on teaching digital citizenship and the power of comments with education professionals like you interested in learning more integrating these lessons into your day to day classroom activities, and curriculums. Stay tuned for your listener discount code and check below for timestamps!  ... read more