- Shows parents what their students are doing in the classroom.
- Shifts students from consumers of knowledge to producers.
- Collaboration: students can subscribe to other students and comment.
- Students can pose questions to other students, participating in a virtual conversation.
- Helps students writing, I have been blogging for a year and my writing has exponentially grown.
- One student can summarize the daily notes.
- Highlight best work or best student blog of the week.
- Students can photograph classroom resources.
- Students can photograph classroom activities.
- Students can photograph homework, homework answers, review questions.
- Have professional development with the students.
- Students increase reading skills and vocabulary.
- Teachers get to monitor students writing and commitment.
- Students see digital citizenship firsthand.
- Students can create a podcast.
- Connect the classroom to the world.
- Students can create their own videos and teach their own lessons.
- Teachers are documenting the learning process.
- Students get authentic feedback.
- Students can write reflections of other blogs.
- Students can post other resources they find.
- Students can think about their thinking.
- Blogs become a hub for learning artifacts.
- Students may become lifelong writers.
- Students can find other blogs that are useful.
- Great for projects.
- Great for journaling progress.
- Easy way to upload homework online.
- Students can do their own research.
- Students can find their own real world examples.
- Students can embed their own web 2.0 tools.
- Students can collaborate with other blogs.
- Many, many, other examples.

If you can think of any more examples, please comment below.

Here a few resources I had:

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