Mrs. Hooper's weblog (Principals Quest) was recently highlighted in the American School Board Journal.
Blogging also offers a channel for more intimate communication. Joyce Hooper, principal at J.H. House Elementary School in Conyers, Ga., started blogging after she was intrigued by a pilot project involving her fifth-grade students. Hooper’s blog is written directly to her students, as she discourses on important subjects such as character education.
“Although I greet the students and chat with many of them every morning and wave good-bye every afternoon as they board the buses to go home, I don’t feel that I really know how they feel about things or what some of their concerns might be,” Hooper says. “Blogging is another avenue of communication with them.”
The students and teachers at JH House eagerly await Mrs. Hoopers 2005-2006 weblog. It should be up and going soon.