Blogging: A Web 2.0 Tool That Improves Students' Reading and Writing
Hildebrand, Heather S.
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This literature review examines previously published literature that addresses the blog, a Web 2.0 tool, and the effect it has on students’ reading and writing motivation from elementary to collage aged students. The advantages of blogging on students’ reading and writing motivation are examined. According to the research, blogging increased students’ interest in reading and writing. Blogging engaged students longer in reading and writing. Teacher librarians and other educators initiating and using blogs in schools and in the classrooms reported positive results on students’ reading and writing interests. Students read and wrote more deeply as a result of blogging.