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Class Blogs Wiki - linking classes together

I was looking for inspiration for my class blog. One of the children had written a story and I posted on twitter.
Richard, a boy in my class who was 'allergic' to writing in detail, had posted a story off his own back and was developing his own style. I wanted to share this - for him.

He isn't the most confident of children and I knew that if he felt that he was valued as an author, it would encourage him to write more.


I didn't expect 13 comments. The response was overwhelming and it got me thinking. We should do this more as a class, but I only know a few blogs made by other schools.



So I tweeted again, using a hashtag of #classlinkup to encourage other teachers to share their blog addresses and therefore provide a comprehensive list of blogging schools for everyone to use.

This was taken up by a lot of people, who added their own class blogs to the list.














Evolution.

Then a chance comment by Oliver Quinlan @oliverquinlan got me thinking. I know there are lots of people…