Heskett, Tracie. “Why Use Blogs in the Classroom?” Blogging in the Classroom. Westminster, CA: Teacher Created Resources, 2009. 4-6. Print.

This book has a section that talks about why we should use blogs in the classroom. One of the main points it brings up that’s relevant to my essay is the peer to peer collaboration. It talks about how when somebody makes post and or comment there is already an immediate audience and a conversation can get started. Another excellent point it brings up is the convenience of the internet overall which I did not think of. It talked about how it saves time because electronic hw assignments and submissions save time and gets rid of the typical lost/forgot homework excuses. But the most important part is the community and collaboration that blogging in the classroom provides. This section talks a lot and goes into depth