Blogging Is Good For Kids!!


Here are seven reasons why blogging is good for your kids-:

1. Responsibility/Commitment – Daily Posts

Regular updates require children to be disciplined and responsible.

2. Communication – 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.

3. Technology – Exposure to Internet Technologies

Children are growing into technology-laden world. Exposure to innovative Internet technology will help them with communication skills and résumé-building.

4. Improved Writing Skills

When presented with an audience, children will want to present their “best” work.

5. 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 professionally.

6. Improved Spelling

Automated spell-checking helps children be aware of spelling errors when they occur.

7. Typing

Getting children acquainted with keyboards at a young age will help them become familiar with their layout and function, quickly making them proficient typists.

Originally posted on June 6, 2006 @ 4:58 am