9 Benefits of Blogs in the Classroom

Morris, Kathleen. “The Benefits of Educational Blogging.” Primary Tech. N.p., 8 Mar. 2013. Web. 20 Sept. 2013. <http://primarytech.global2.vic.edu.au/2013/03/08/the-benefits-of-educational-blogging/&gt;.

Blogs in the classroom have increased highly in the past 6 years mostly due to the high success rates and positive research on the benefits of blogging in the classroom.  Kathleen Morris describes on her blogs that there is a nine benefits that arrises when teachers or professors starts to use a blog for the classroom.  The benefits as described by Morris are ” Social Skills and Confidence, Internet Safety, Literacy, Maths, Home- School Connection,ICT Skills, Classroom Community, Authentic Audience and Global Connections”.  Blogging is not only a way to get students more involved in the classroom, but it is also the path to the future that will be filled with technology and virtual interactions. Starting teaching kids young about the benefits of such great too will only prepare them for the high tech community that we will be facing soon.

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