CommentPress is an open source theme for the WordPress blogging engine that allows readers to comment paragraph by paragraph in the margins of a text.
This remarkable WordPress plugin is being developed by the Institute for the Future of the Book. It adds a high level of interactivity and coinversation to WordPress blogs by allow for comments at the paragraph level with the comments displayed in a floating window. I think the implications for this in education are astounding. Imagine providing a text that be readily commented on, paragraph by paragraph by students and teachers.
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