Teacher explains how blogging can help meet multiple objectives

04/8/2013 | Edutopia.org

After realizing she was not having her students write often enough, National Board Certified Teacher Michelle Lampinen writes in this blog post that she established weekly blogging exercises. Among other things, Lampinen, a high-school English teacher in New Jersey, writes that she asked her students to blog about topics covered in other classes -- giving them an authentic audience for their writing, helping students improve their writing skills and aligning lessons with the Common Core State Standards.

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