If you are juggling multiple blogs from students, and need an alternative way to subscribe the the content they are creating on the Commons, you may want to consider exploring the benefits of RSS.
Beyond following you student blogs, RSS Readers are a great way to subscribe to websites that focus on teaching and learning.
We suggest Google Reader as your RSS Reader of choice. It’s easy to set-up, and compatible with most other apps that might help “feed” you content. (Flipboard, Reeder, etc.) Here’s a tutorial and more information to get you started. And a resource from Will Richardson: a renowned edu-blogger and 21CF intellectual: RSS: A Quick Start Guide for Educators