Wednesday, February 18, 2004

The Ups and Downs of Weblogs in Education

In the process of getting my work gears churning, I'm looking at some stuff about blogs and portfolios again. I thought this list of opportunities and obstacles was practical and thought-provoking. I like her reasons "Why we should hang in there..."
  • gives a voice to students and educators
  • fosters needed change in education
  • opens up communication flowing in many directions rather than top to bottom
  • makes technology relevant and applicable to the twenty-first century
  • empowers educators and students to speak out on things they care about

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