“how can we not sound corny on this thing”And then there’s Katie whose tongue-in-cheek entry says it all really. I just hope the international audience gets what’s going on here. I know where she’s coming from. It’s about revisioning oneself as a different person. I had to do that when I started blogging and I was also conscious of what I was doing; for my tagline I put “constructing an identity in the blogosphere while reflecting on teaching, learning and technology”. Learning is always about identity – we have to give up a view of ourselves as someone who’s not this sort of person and embrace ourselves as someone different.
Tuesday, September 11, 2007
Blogging and identity
I’m learning a lot about blogging with students now that I have my Year 11s blogging. They are 16 to 17 years old and it is the first time I have blogged with students in VCE. Blogging in the classroom raises questions of identity with these students in an obvious way and they don’t mind talking about it. New blogger Zoe called her blog “MySpace is better” and Sophie comes out with