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Blogging for Children: Starting them Young

Posted by Mr. Hachis | On: Nov 14 2010

Encouraging children to engage themselves in modern technology can be disturbing especially when they spend most of their time on it. But if you recognize the advantages of being in front of the computer and knowing the basics, you could teach it to your kids and voila, a web artist, computer specialist, or a journalist might be born.

If you see the future of writing in your children, enrich his abilities. How? By starting with this, get him linked to the blogging community. Teach him the core information, strategies and benefits of being a blogger. Before you do, make sure you have the knowledge as well.

The essential tools for making his way through are support and lots of motivation. Of course a computer would be great, same with an internet connection in the comfort of your home.

Children embrace fame and loves having someone to appreciate what they do. Acceptance, acknowledgement and attention provide sufficient self-esteem for them to grow. Introducing the blogging society to your children can help expand his know-how in the English language, broaden grammatical skills, and advance spelling talents.

Development in the art of writing at a budding age is truly an enrichment of your child's innovative mind. Furthermore, blogging can have numerous benefits:

• Trigger the sense of responsibility – let your child know that blogging is not merely posting; certain responsibilities are brought up like updating, posting daily blogs, answering reader's queries, and more.

• Establishes communication – connection to the outside world enable kids to reach out to distant relatives and friends. Better yet, getting updates and issues of what's going on.

• Enhances creativity – upon knowing a child's potentials, enhance it. Attending to his talents provides eagerness in the child and he would be more confident to profess his skills.

• Enriches vocabulary – it's doesn't stop in learning ABC, your child has the opportunity to play with the words. Make them think. How could I construct an effective sentence that could affect both the reader and the writer? He should learn to cope with words or phrases, correctly. Visiting websites like those that have a thesaurus, dictionary, etc. Which can help the child use other words aside from those that are said every day.

As parents, provide the highest level of understanding and commitment to your kids. Be alert for the dangers in handling the internet. Some scenes and sites aren't that suitable to visit. Children must also be reminded that privacy should be maintained. Disclosing information that is risky and jeopardizing and is unsafe for posting.

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