Blogging Is the New Persuasive Essay
Blogging is the new persuasive essay. If we want to prepare our students to think critically and argue well, they need to be able to blog.
Part of the problem is that our current school systems — and not just in Canada — aren’t great at producing independent thinkers. Without this ability, it’s hard to create a great thesis statement, anticipate the arguments against it, and then compose your own argument in light of what you understand about the pros and cons of an issue.
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