WordPress Now Powers 25% Sites World Wide

Last month, a group that monitors world wide Internet usage and publishing, W3Techs, released their annual report that included this revelation: 25% of all web sites in the world are published using WordPress. It’s a fascinating data point, especially since it has been growing steadily for years which points to a long term trend. To understand it better, it helps

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Why blog?

And why ask middle school students to blog? The common rationales are that students who blog are more engaged because they are in touch with their audience (communication is interactive, after all) and that students who blog are building a core competency of online, digital communication, which has perhaps some different demands than traditional expository writing. Going further, though, these rationales are

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