Teacher: Blogging has lasting benefits for students

06/20/2011 | Edutopia.org

Blogging can help foster students' creativity and teach them responsibility, says middle-school teacher Meredith Stewart. She writes in this blog post that all sixth-grade students at her North Carolina school are issued a tablet computer and a blog. Stewart suggests that educators seeking to take on similar projects make the lesson about more than blogging, provide structure, but give students some autonomy and emphasize digital etiquette.

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