Hey there, blogging students! I’m excited to experiment with blogging this year in our classroom. We’ll be using blogs for many of the skills that we used to practice and assess using traditional pen-and-paper journals. Although I’m sad to see those composition notebooks go, I think the pros of blogging far outweigh the cons of losing our journals. Not only is it easier to get your thoughts down on the page using a blog, but blogging can be a far more interactive and engaging experience. Take some time and make your blog your own. I’m new to this technology, so I’m relying on my students to jump in and experiment and help me discover some of the cool things we can do with these blogs. Have fun with it, and don’t forget that you can spy on your friends and enemies and see what they are doing with their blogs.
Here are some links for you to explore to give you an idea of what you can do with your blog.
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