Wow! Thinking about all the possibility's of blogs is mind blowing! I feel best when I can work with fellow teachers to learn different ways to hit the needs of all my kids. This technology opens that up to not just educators I see daily, but to a whole world of teachers and learners. I see how commenting is the key to the dialog and the learning.
I loved how the "cool cat teacher" shared the comment from the 3rd grade student. What a great reinforcement of positive self-esteem. For children who are shy, commenting can really build self-esteem in a more protected environment.
I spent time visiting other sites - It can be a little overwhelming. I made comments ont he following blogs:
The Blue Skunk Blog