Group blogging can help kids build teamwork and communication skills
Pros: Kids get writing, communication, and teamwork practice, and can potentially learn about other regions and cultures.
Cons: Quads depend on a volunteer coordinator to keep things moving; classes may have to wait awhile before the next session starts.
Bottom Line: QuadBlogging can help classrooms strengthen their blog readership while kids build communication, collaboration, and social media skills.
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