Why blog? It is critically important that students learn to read and express themselves in a digital world. When using blogs and wikis, students develop critical thinking skills as well as the ability to write persuasively.


How can you use blogs and forums in education? Look at these links to see how other teachers are using this resource.

Kids Book Blog
This California school is using Edublogs to get kids talking about books that they have read.

http://classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=1337&l=1143592742
First grade students use a blog to write and explore the broader world around them.

http://squareone.pbwiki.com/EuropeTravel
Students use video to share research on travel.

http://www.woodridge68.org/education/components/board/default.php?sectiondetailid=8295&threadid=575
These third grade students are learning more about their Alaskan blog buddies.

https://dupagelrcworkshop.wikispaces.com/Blogs
Use this site to learn about Blogs and what services are available for you to use.