"Pen pals have long been an iconic and treasured part of education. Now with advancement in technology and educators focusing on 21st century learning skills, student blogging is quickly taking the place of the traditional pen pal letter. Through student-blogging sites like Kidblog, students are able to connect with classes from all over the world, sharing ideas, and learning from one another. No longer is learning confined to the four walls of their classroom, or authentic audiences limited to the students within them. Students can share about the book they are reading with peers in Ireland, discuss science concepts with students in South Africa, and brainstorm global problems with classes in India..." Read more.
By: Todd Flory
Published: December 29, 2016