Saturday, April 26, 2008

Blog in educational benefits by Seto Pik Yan

1. use blogs for real-world writing experiences

2. prolong discussions outside the classroom or for question and answer

3. easily include discussions with authors or guest speakers

4. quickly give feedback to students, and students to each other (no stacks of paper)

5. track student writing development

6. encouraging students to help each other with their writing

7. create a classroom newsletter by using a multi-user blog for the different topics. I.E. classroom trips, sports, upcoming trips …

8. create a school website with sections that can be easily updated

9. students using peer networks to develop their own knowledge

10. update new information such as homework and assignments

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