Friday, October 30, 2009

Blogging


Many teachers are thinking about how to use technology in their classrooms.  Blogging is a great way to start.  The very real audience provided by the internet, provides a level of audience that many young writers do not have.  Following is an article containing helpful tips for teachers - courtesy of ASCD Smart Brief.

Classroom blogging projects provide a forum for continued discussion

A North Carolina language arts teacher is offering tips for teachers interested in incorporating blogs into their classroom lessons. In this blog post, Bill Ferriter writes that it is best to create one classroom blog that is updated at least twice each week. The blog should become an interactive forum where students read, post information on a topic and comment on the blog. Teacher Leaders Network/The Tempered Radical blog

Please comment and share any experiences you have had.

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