Post a statement with no supporting facts. Ask students to find facts to support or refute the opinion, using links to reliable web sites and their own persuasive explanations.
Resources: Uses of Blogs in Education http://www.pembinatrails.ca/program/technology/uses_of_blogs_in_education.htm Blog Ideas for the Classroom http://www.teachersfirst.com/content/blog/blogideas1.cfm Blogs in the Classroom http://clerccenter.gallaudet.edu/Teceds/training/short-sessions/2004/blogs.htm
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