10 Reasons Why I Want My Students to Blog - Getting Smart by Susan Lucille Davis - DigL... - 10 views
For my money (which usually means free), blogging provides the best venue for teaching student writing.
This emphasis on process encourages reflection and re-thinking, doubling back on earlier posts and feedback to watch how the process of learning unfolds.
Transparency requires being comfortable in your own skin; it requires being who you say you are; it requires a healthy openness and an equally healthy sense of privacy armed with a modicum of skepticism.
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Being truly Internet savvy in today’s world means learning how to be honest about who you are, professional in your dealings with others, and willing to learn openly from mistakes as well as from successes.