Tag: Digital Citizenship

The Power of One

The Power of One

  Those of us who teach teenagers face a daunting and seemingly never-ending challenge: Getting our students to look up from their phones, their social media, and their video games to see the wide world beyond their bubble. Unlike any generation before, today’s kids have a digital world that can cocoon them 24/7. They take

  Those of us who teach teenagers face a daunting and seemingly never-ending challenge: Getting our students to look up from their phones, their social media, and their video games to see the wide world beyond their bubble. Unlike any generation before, today’s kids have a digital world that can cocoon them 24/7. They take... read more

Kidblog Podcast: Students have a voice, who’s listening?

Kidblog Podcast: Students have a voice, who’s listening?

We teamed up with 5th-grade teacher Melissa Ramlow to create this podcast to bring you some best practices for promoting student voices. Melissa will first give you a little intro about her teaching experience, then she’ll go through some scenarios about how she promotes student voice through blogging and other methods, and conclude on why

We teamed up with 5th-grade teacher Melissa Ramlow to create this podcast to bring you some best practices for promoting student voices. Melissa will first give you a little intro about her teaching experience, then she’ll go through some scenarios about how she promotes student voice through blogging and other methods, and conclude on why... 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

Kidblog Podcast: Dual Language blogging, student and teacher perspectives

Kidblog Podcast: Dual Language blogging, student and teacher perspectives

This is the fifth in our Kidblog Podcast Series which features authentic opinions and experiences of some of our most successful Kidblog users. In this podcast, we teamed up with Ms. Marina Rodriguez and her former student Josefina Medina-Perez to share authentic experiences of teaching and learning through blogs in a dual language classroom with

This is the fifth in our Kidblog Podcast Series which features authentic opinions and experiences of some of our most successful Kidblog users. In this podcast, we teamed up with Ms. Marina Rodriguez and her former student Josefina Medina-Perez to share authentic experiences of teaching and learning through blogs in a dual language classroom with... read more

ISTE 2018 #notatISTE

ISTE 2018 #notatISTE

Many Kidblog teachers are getting excited to attend (or present at) the ISTE18 conference hosted in Chicago! ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) is a nonprofit membership association for educators focused on educational technology. The ISTE conference is “the place where educator-tested strategies come together with proven resources for transforming learning and teaching.” The brightest

Many Kidblog teachers are getting excited to attend (or present at) the ISTE18 conference hosted in Chicago! ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) is a nonprofit membership association for educators focused on educational technology. The ISTE conference is “the place where educator-tested strategies come together with proven resources for transforming learning and teaching.” The brightest... read more

Password Best Practices

Password Best Practices

You trust Kidblog to create a safe, secure space for your students. How do you ensure your students’ passwords are strong enough? When teachers create student accounts, they often establish a basic or shared password that can be easily distributed and remembered by students. This is a great way to get students logged in for the first time. But these initial passwords present security concerns when users know (or can guess) other users’ passwords.

You trust Kidblog to create a safe, secure space for your students. How do you ensure your students' passwords are strong enough? When teachers create student accounts, they often establish a basic or shared password that can be easily distributed and remembered by students. This is a great way to get students logged in for the first time. But these initial passwords present security concerns when users know (or can guess) other users' passwords.... read more

Connections Discoverability

Connections Discoverability

Students are motivated to write with power and passion when they know their words are being heard. Connecting with classrooms provides your students an authentic audience. Kidblog now provides a way to easily locate active classes, similar to yours, right in your class settings. Whether you are brand new to Kidblog, or have been using

Students are motivated to write with power and passion when they know their words are being heard. Connecting with classrooms provides your students an authentic audience. Kidblog now provides a way to easily locate active classes, similar to yours, right in your class settings. Whether you are brand new to Kidblog, or have been using... read more