USA Today reports that at South Valley Junior High School in Liberty, Mo., 300 eighth graders are blogging about Guerilla Season, a book about Civil War-era Missouri. Teacher Eric Langhorst initially started the project as an extra-credit assignment. It was such a success that he expanded the project to include the entire eighth grade. Langhorst says that the blog is a great way to get more reserved kids to join in on the class. While the term "blog" didn't even appear in the dictionary until 2005, now even first graders are getting in on the act. Cathy Greenwald, technology specialist...

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