We have shown the students different kinds of blogs, talked about why we blog and also created our own blog account at kidblog.
I chose this platform because it is actually very safe for children, nobody can get in unless you give them a code. It is a nice way for students to communicate outside the classroom and show their parents and friends the work they have done.
So first of all the kids made a profile - played with the pictures and the extra features:
Then the kids wrote something about themselves and at home the students from different classes commented on each other
I have to say that the students loved it, no matter their age and we intend to keep this blog next year as well!!!
As an alternative, we have made a padlet with their ideas for the summer: