The miniLegends co-ordinated by Al Upton are all members of a year 3 class in Adelaide, South Australia, using individual blogs as part of their learning environment. Al is also exploring how blogs can be used in connecting classrooms locally and globally through the Connect Edu Blog.
Al has seen how blogs can provide a really empowering platform for individual and connected learning.
Effective youth participation work involves taking learning, building on empowerment, and looking to create positive change. Creating change involves having a voice. And thats what blogging is about.
Yet, we're still short on blogs in the youth participation world.
Looks like we've got the edubloggers to catch up with…