Blogs in Education

By Deane Barker on June 24, 2003

Intel Education: An Innovation Odyssey Day 300: Great story about the use of blogs in education:

“She also set up a weblog for each student. That allowed for instant publishing and created a space where classmates could read and comment on each other’s work. Students’ attitudes began to change. ‘They saw weblogs as a place where they could have an audience. They knew that writing mattered,’ Davis says. A student named Emily said ‘this was something you could do as a child, without having to wait’ to finish growing up.”