Creating a commenting culture

It is essential that teachers can create a culture in which all children expect their writing to be read and commented on publicly by others.

Video summary
Jack recommends that children are first taught to write constructive and critical comments. It is very important for children to be taught that the blog is a place where they will receive criticism, but a pupil explains here how to phrase critical comments that are not negative or unkind.

Creating an atmosphere as you do in the classroom where there a receptiveness to criticism is very importantJack Sloan