Back when I was in high school, we barely used computers. Other than typing up reports and a little bit for research, I don’t think I really needed a computer in any of my non-elective classes. I graduated in 2000. A lot has changed since then.
Our sports writer for the Tastefully Driven Lifestyle Blog runs a great blog called The Blog of Champions. He also happens to be in high school. As part of a social studies project he and his classmates were asked to create a blog about social injustice in America. Let me repeat that: as part of a social studies project he was asked to create a blog. How freaking cool is that? Blogging has hit high school classrooms! Pretty soon every kid will at least know how to set up a blogger blog or a wordpress.com blog.
If you get a chance, swing over to his blog about fixing health care and leave a comment on the first post. It’s always nice to help a student out when you get a chance. But helping a student out with a blog comment – man, times are changing.