Barriers to Entry

“When I told my daughter that I was going to a presentation on blogs, she said ‘NO! You can’t do blogs in schools! Blogs are OURS!'”

Barriers to Entry (Weblogg-Ed)

While I still encounter many students who have never heard the word “weblog” before I introduce it in class, I’ve been increasingly encountering students who already use LiveJournal or some other blogging software for social purposes, and who encounter a brief “woah!” moment when they are asked to use a familiar medium in an unfamiliar way.