Teachers and pupils find that commenting on other schools’ blogs and inviting a return visit is a particularly effective way to build blog visitors.
A reminder about safety: you cannot moderate comments left on other blogs, so it is worth reminding your pupils about appropriate information to include in a comment. You may want to establish a set of rules at this stage. It is also worth suggesting that children only give their initials and the school’s main email address on comment submission forms.
Annie explains how she encourages pupils to comment on other class blogs, and pupils confirm that this generates visits to their own posts.
We go on their blogs and comment on their work. Commenting on other people’s work , if you comment on them, they’ll comment on you which will inspire you to carry on writingYear 5 pupil – Tetherdown Primary School