Tag: Student Voice

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

Key features for back-to-school blogging

Key features for back-to-school blogging

There is a seemingly never-ending to-do list when it comes time for the new school year. If using Kidblog, a beginner’s blogging lesson is likely one of those to-dos. When it comes to blogging, it is important (and sometimes challenging) to get students started on a great note. It is our goal to provide you

There is a seemingly never-ending to-do list when it comes time for the new school year. If using Kidblog, a beginner’s blogging lesson is likely one of those to-dos. When it comes to blogging, it is important (and sometimes challenging) to get students started on a great note. It is our goal to provide you... read more

Using Kidblog to Teach (and be taught)

Using Kidblog to Teach (and be taught)

    As a STEM teacher, I am always reminding myself to ‘let go’ and give students more ownership of their learning. To help with this practice, I offered students a chance to apply for a ‘Blogging Assistant’ job with me. Two students chose to apply, submit letters of reference and were interviewed by two

    As a STEM teacher, I am always reminding myself to ‘let go’ and give students more ownership of their learning. To help with this practice, I offered students a chance to apply for a ‘Blogging Assistant’ job with me. Two students chose to apply, submit letters of reference and were interviewed by two... 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

Kidblog Membership Process

Kidblog Membership Process

The Kidblog membership process demonstrates how blogging across a school or district begins with one teacher, bringing the benefits of blogging to his or her students. Learn where you fit in the process below. 30-Day Free Trial Use Kidblog with your students for 30 days, free of charge. This is a full-featured trial, where you

The Kidblog membership process demonstrates how blogging across a school or district begins with one teacher, bringing the benefits of blogging to his or her students. Learn where you fit in the process below. 30-Day Free Trial Use Kidblog with your students for 30 days, free of charge. This is a full-featured trial, where you... 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

Student Successes: Becoming an independent blogger

Student Successes: Becoming an independent blogger

I have been using Kidblog in my Spanish classes for a couple of years. Students are either asked to respond to a theme using the related chapter vocabulary and grammar, or write on one of the topics I suggest for them weekly. Students have grown to love using Kidblog as a way to improve their

I have been using Kidblog in my Spanish classes for a couple of years. Students are either asked to respond to a theme using the related chapter vocabulary and grammar, or write on one of the topics I suggest for them weekly. Students have grown to love using Kidblog as a way to improve their... read more