Class blogs can be used in many different ways to promote writing globally and authentically.  In this example, Grade 5 students have used their blogs to reflect on their learning about waste management  for the unit How We Organize Ourselves.  They posted their reflections about a movie clip and made constructive comments on their peers’ blogs.  They learned to become responsible and effective communicators through the use of this online tool.  Here is an example of a blog entry from a student and the comments he received: