How to Safely Connect Six-Year-Olds to the World

Kathy Cassidy shares her secrets for blogging, sharing and keeping kids safe online

Kathy Cassidy classroom blogging with kindergarten students

Six-year-olds can blog. Canadian first-grade teacher Kathy Cassidy has long shown us the way as she has been blogging with six and seven-year-olds successfully for many years. She shares her secrets of keeping kids safe, helping them build a portfolio and the workflow for helping kids become independent bloggers.

Show Notes: How to Safely Connect Six year Olds to the World

  • What kinds of things can six-year-olds share online?
  • How can you keep kids safe online? (And how parents sometimes compromise their own child’s security and what she does about it.)
  • How, when and if corrections should be made to student work.
  • Why young children need a portfolio.

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