A blog is a way to share - a communication tool. People use it for various reasons an electronic diary, a reflection, sharing pictures, videos, and ideas. One thing that makes a blog special is that you can comment on it. So others can share their ideas as well.
How is a blog like read/write web? You're not just a consumer... you can publish and it is interactive.
You might be asking yourself what do these technologies mean for you and your students? Blogging is a good start to a paperless classroom. Students can begin publishing their works which will give them meaningful feedback and shows that their teacher is available to them on a regular basis. Students LOVE it because their voices are heard and it is done electronically.