TITLE

HOT Blogging: A Framework for Blogging to Promote Higher Order Thinking

AUTHOR(S)
Zawilinski, Lisa
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Reading Teacher;May2009, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p650
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the use of educational blogs by elementary school teachers and students to encourage computer learning and literacy. The most commonly used blogs (also known as weblogs) in the classroom are: News blogs which report information about classroom schedules and homework; Mirror blogs in which the writers reflect on new ideas; Literature response blogs where teachers and students consider reading assignments; and Showcase blogs which post student work such as podcasts and art work. The article also discusses classroom and Internet resources available to help implement such technologies into a lesson plan.
ACCESSION #
39232973

 

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