We use a simple app called Kidblog to respond to literature at this time. Although, Kidblog can easily be used for a wide range of wiring opportunities. It was created & built by teachers for teachers. It is simple and intuitive. Easy for children to learn and use.
Blogging gives students' writing a meaningful purpose with a real audience. This is very motivating especially for those who struggle with writing. Teachers can easily moderate and using the built in settings can decide who gets to see the post or respond.
They enjoy reading each other's posts and responding with comments.
The children practiced at school for a time learning the format and some of the features before finally be able to blog at home.