Student Blogging: Not Just Kids’ Play

By: Carmela Maraan

blog11“Young students today are intuitively adapted to technology, and many educational systems have long integrated the use of the Internet in their curriculum. Some of the online references that students use for research are blogs, which may also spark an interest in budding creative writers and journalists in the classroom.

For safety reasons, it’s more advisable to introduce blogging to students in their early teens. Although many children ages 12 and below are already attuned to the use of the Internet and social media, and there are several notable child bloggers as well, they’re exposed to more risks that come with online socialization. At least with teens, they’re more developed at navigating current linguistic and cultural trends of their peers, yet can still be monitored closely by their parents, teachers, and guardians.How can blogging benefit students?” To read further please click here:

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