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Blogging in Plain English

What is a blog-

"Blog" is an abbreviation of "weblog," which is a term used to describe a web publishing tool. It allows authors, "bloggers" to quickly and easily self-publish text, artwork, links to other websites, etc. Some like to think of it as an online diary or journal.

Teachers have discovered that blogs can be an effective technology tool for students because it extends learning beyond the classroom.
Here are some ideas on how to use blogging in your classroom. Feel free to add to the list.
- student collaboration projects
- student response to a thought provoking question or scenario
- asking for student opinion
- forum for FAQ's
- opportunities for reading and writing

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