“I always wanted my work to be read by someone else, someone out there who would grade me seriously, a regular person,” [10-year-old Raya Allen] said. “With a teacher, it’s their job. When someone else is reading it, they are doing it on their own free will.”
—A Young Writers’ Round Table, via the Web (NY Times)
Interesting article about the effort to incite enthusiasm for writing by letting kids read each other’s work online. Via KairosNews, where EMason also suggested the NYT article “Can Johnny Blog,” which offers a good overview of blogs in education.