Writing for Authentic Audiences #4: Blog Ahead!

What is a blog anyway? In a world of Tumblr, Instagram, Facebook, Google Sites, Wix, Weebly, Twitter and Pinterest, where do blogs fit in? Here’s my own working definition: A blog— Is written using web-based tools. Contains several entries organized in reverse chronological order. Is based on EITHER writer interests or some kind of central theme. […]

Digital Writing = Reading + Writing + Listening + Collaborating

The National Writing Project Book Because Digital Writing Matters… has a chapter titled “Digital Writing = Reading + Writing + Listening + Collaborating.”  Reading that made digital writing seem more do-able.  As an English teacher, I understand that to my core. It’s what I want my students to do! That’s one reason I’ve embarked upon a blogging […]