Blogging isn’t the hot topic that it once was in technology circles, but it’s still more prevalent that ever; From Blogger and Weebly, to the venerable WordPress, blogging has become a mainstay in many classrooms. Blogs can provide a sturdy framework for building online courses around, or serve as essential hubs of communication between teachers and students in blended learning environments. Rachelle Wynkoop leads us through a conversation of why blogs matter to classrooms today, and some ways in which you can get started.

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