Writing for an Authentic Audience: Tips to getting parents involved with your class blogs


"“How do I edit?” That was music to my ears. I had just finished explaining that students and teachers from all over the world would be able to view our blog posts. This was major news to a classroom full of second graders. Suddenly, they felt their writing mattered, not only to the teacher. Finally, my students wanted to edit their work. They now had a real audience. This audience stretched further than an author’s day with parents present or any presentation we could do in our school building. With the click of a button and a single tweet on Twitter their writing could be viewed all the way across the world..." Read more.

By: Danielle Mastrogiovanni

Published: May 18, 2017

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