It seems that blogs, aka web logs, are everywhere! As much as you may hear kids say that they hate to write, they are texting like mad so they obviously have something to say. As a teacher, you can tap into that by creating a class blog and posting an open ended question to which students would respond. There are several places you can create these and here are some samples:
As you can see, Blogspot (Blogger on Google) is quite popular but schoolrack looks pretty good too. If you need any help, please contact us!