There are many reasons you can use student blogs to homeschool. Here are just a couple of examples.
Although my children have had blogs for several years, they've not kept up with them on a regular basis. This year I've tried stay on top of it more, and my girls have been blogging more regularly.
Jerah is an avid reader and writer, so she's been posting a lot of her stories on her blog. Joely has been writing about recipes she's made, but she's also recently posted the first chapter of a story she's been writing.
Of course, blogging is a great way for my kids to practice their keyboarding skills, to gain experience in working with HTML and to have an audience for their writing.
They've both definitely been getting better at keyboarding, and they've been learning a bit about HTML.
But the audience part? That's still a bit lacking. (You see where I'm going with this?) 🙂
If you're interested in being an audience for my girls' blogs, you can find them below. Thanks in advance!