Blogs are surprisingly easy to use. They require the slightest technical knowledge and are quickly and easily created and maintained. This makes blogs accessible to many and can be major help in a classroom setting. Unlike many traditional Web sites, blogs are flexible in design and can be changed very easily. Best of all, students will find them convenient and handy via home or library computers.
As the Internet steadily becomes progressively universal in everyday live, the phenomenon of the blog stands out as a wonderful example of the way in which the Web enables individual. Teachers have picked up on the creative use of this Internet technology and put the blog to work in the classroom. The education blog can be a powerful and effective technology tool for students and teachers alike.
Top 10 Reason's to Use a Blog in the Classroom as produced, written and directed by the grade 10 communications technology class.
Using the Blog in the Classroom
As an educational tool, blogs may be joined in a manner to accommodate all learners. Blogs can serve at least four basic functions.
Elementary students use innovative classroom blogging program with teacher Jon Schwartz to learn about writing, technology, graphic design, market awareness, search engine optimization, statistics, and internet publishing.