Blogs Go to School

“As the ‘blogosphere’ continues its rapid expansion,” notes a Chicago Tribune article (via YouthLearn), “more teachers are using Web logs to engage students in the world at large.” In the aricle “educators list their favorite edublogs and note that teachers and students have yet to exploit the new medium to its fullest.” One teacher considers blogs “a powerful learning tool that students gravitate toward, initially, because of their social aspect.”