Tag: Connecting Classrooms

STEM Mentoring Using Kidblog

STEM Mentoring Using Kidblog

As the need for STEM related jobs grows, the education world is changing.  Integrating STEM education into all aspects of teaching should not only be easy to do, but it should be fun!  Blogging provides a means to get students throughout an entire school excited about STEM. I am currently teaching in a K-7 school,

As the need for STEM related jobs grows, the education world is changing.  Integrating STEM education into all aspects of teaching should not only be easy to do, but it should be fun!  Blogging provides a means to get students throughout an entire school excited about STEM. I am currently teaching in a K-7 school,... read more

Authors’ Comments Offer Fame to Students

Authors’ Comments Offer Fame to Students

In our family, when you get your picture in the local paper or you are mentioned in an article, we say you are famous.  There is a satisfaction that comes from being famous, a pride in one’s self that feeds your confidence and self-worth.  In some small way, your head rides a little higher.  

In our family, when you get your picture in the local paper or you are mentioned in an article, we say you are famous.  There is a satisfaction that comes from being famous, a pride in one’s self that feeds your confidence and self-worth.  In some small way, your head rides a little higher.  ... read more

Writing for a Global Audience

Writing for a Global Audience

Pen pals have long been an iconic and treasured part of education. Now with advancement in technology and educators focusing on 21st century learning skills, student blogging is quickly taking the place of the traditional pen pal letter. Through student-blogging sites like Kidblog, students are able to connect with classes from all over the world,

Pen pals have long been an iconic and treasured part of education. Now with advancement in technology and educators focusing on 21st century learning skills, student blogging is quickly taking the place of the traditional pen pal letter. Through student-blogging sites like Kidblog, students are able to connect with classes from all over the world,... read more

Using Kidblog as a Virtual Classroom to Connect Physical Classes

Using Kidblog as a Virtual Classroom to Connect Physical Classes

Many Hats The role of an elementary teacher can vary. To some of us, that means donning the hat of the “Traveling Teacher”; we take our Mary Poppins bag of curricular tricks on the road each week in order to meet the needs of a certain population in multiple school buildings.  We risk rotator cuff issues

Many Hats The role of an elementary teacher can vary. To some of us, that means donning the hat of the “Traveling Teacher”; we take our Mary Poppins bag of curricular tricks on the road each week in order to meet the needs of a certain population in multiple school buildings.  We risk rotator cuff issues... read more

Putting the ‘T’ in STEM

Putting the ‘T’ in STEM

This year finds me in the midst of a new endeavour: creating a STEM class for 6th graders! My task: create a hands-on program where worksheets are out and technology is in.

This year finds me in the midst of a new endeavour: creating a STEM class for 6th graders! My task: create a hands-on program where worksheets are out and technology is in. ... read more

Connecting Classrooms Internationally

Connecting Classrooms Internationally

Year after year I chose to stay inside my comfort zone. Once I realized my fears were merely excuses, I made the conscious decision to challenge myself as a teacher. Enter: Blogging.

Year after year I chose to stay inside my comfort zone. Once I realized my fears were merely excuses, I made the conscious decision to challenge myself as a teacher. Enter: Blogging. ... read more

12 New Features for the New School year

12 New Features for the New School year

The Kidblog Team is always working to add even more features to the world’s best student publishing platform. We’ve highlighted some of the new benefits for students, teachers, and administrators – Happy Blogging!

The Kidblog Team is always working to add even more features to the world's best student publishing platform. We've highlighted some of the new benefits for students, teachers, and administrators - Happy Blogging!... read more