Going back to school? Bring a blog to class.

Such a great idea.

The Daily Post

In the northern hemisphere, thousands of students and teachers are heading back to the classroom, which means it’s time to stock up on pencils, notebooks, binders… and blogs?

Yes! A website or blog can help you share information and extend what goes on during school hours, and that goes for both teachers and students. Not sure how you’d use a blog? Here are a few ideas:

For teachers…

Share information with students and parents. How often do handouts get left in a desk, or do permission slips find themselves crushed in the bottom of a backpack beneath an uneaten banana? Use a class blog to alleviate forgetfulness and paper overload, so no one can ever say “I forgot what the homework was!” Share test dates or class project requirements. Add a milestone widget to highlight a significant event. Make handouts and forms available by embedding them as Google or Word documents. Let students and parents

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