Upstanding Blog Update

Student blogs are in full swing! Under the collective title of Upstanding Bloggers, students have complete two blog entries. Here are links to my examples: Let Me Introduce Myself What Makes an Upstander? We have one more mandatory post: Who Is an Upstander? That is the biggie where students research and argue that that their  person is […]

Why Student Blogs Are Worth the Trouble

Background My students and I are embarking upon blogging journey in response to California Writing Project’s Upstanders, Not Bystanders writing challenge. We use Kidblog because I can easily monitor posts and comments before they go live. Last year I kept the site password protected because it was our first year and I wanted to see how the blogging […]