Another positive blogs in schools piece, this time from August issue of the School Library Journal (free registration required.)
“Do you blog?”
That’s a question educators are hearing frequently these days, and more and more are responding with an enthusiastic “yes!” The reason? Teachers have discovered that technologies like weblogs—Web sites that are a snap to update—can be powerful teaching tools. And librarians are gearing up to help them.
The educational community’s infatuation with blogging isn’t an isolated phenomenon. It’s part of a quiet revolution in the way people relate to one another online. Around the world, millions of people are creating online communities among people of like interests. And they are doing it with a passion so intense that the term “blogomania” has been invented to describe it.
Well, not sure about “blogomania,” but we’re still on a bit of a blogs-are-good-things roll…