Flush out the
writer in children. Blogging could draw out a young writer and open doors to
their future. Consider encouraging your child to start blogging!
having an audience. The instant recognition and approval that comes from a
crowd just can't be beat. Employing blogs to help develop good spelling habits,
grammar skills, and develop a love for writing at a young age is an innovative
concept that has potential benefits:
1.) Responsibility/Commitment - Daily Posts
Regular updates require children to be disciplined and responsible.
- Increased Communication with Friends and Relatives
Blogging or journaling gives children the opportunity to connect with relatives
who might live some distance away, communicating important timely issues.
- Exposure to Internet Technologies
Children are growing into technology-laden world. Exposure to innovative
Internet technology will help them with communication skills.
4.) Improved Writing Skills
When presented with an audience, children will want to present their
Improved Editing Skills
Proofreading is an important skill that is difficult to teach. Editing of daily
entries will help children learn how to present their ideas clearly and
6.) Improved Spelling
Automated spell-checking helps children be aware of spelling errors when they
children acquainted with keyboards at a young age will help them become
familiar with their layout and function, quickly making them proficient