Students can work on math problems with peers from other classes Science experiments can be run concurrently at any number of different sites around the world with student researchers comparing and reflecting on the results Language students can create conversations with native speakers Phys Ed students can log and analyze their workouts and diets History students can construct resource sites for their study of ancient civilizations and conflicts ELA students can create reflective course journals Art students can showcase their best work
The NCTE Standards suggest the potential of Weblogs as a classroom tool. In almost everyone of the 12 standards, blogs have obvious relevance.
Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes. Students participate as knowledgeable, reflective, creative, and critical members of a variety of literacy communities. Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases, computer networks, video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.