- What’s the point of sharing stories? – “I blog because it allows me to reflect and confirm my thoughts. The process of writing helps me. For that reason alone it’s worth it.”– http://staffrm.io/@daviderogers/4xGjaJhoXG
- 7 Reasons Why I Blog: Out of 181 Million Options, Thank You for Reading This – “When I write, I see my ideas, and I find it easier to notice connections, inconsistencies, and patterns. It also gives me a chance to organize and document my thinking” – http://etale.org/main/2013/08/21/7-reasons-why-i-blog-out-of-181-million-options-thank-you-for-reading-this/
- Why should you blog as a teacher? – “I firmly believe that blogging is something that all teachers should consider. It’s definitely not the right thing for everyone. Not everyone would have the time or reflective ability or desire to share like so many of us do. If you’re looking to develop your own professional development however or looking to canvas conversation on the ideas that you have as an education professional; then blogging is for you.” – http://staffrm.io/@markanderson/xRCx4Kz64Z
- Too busy to blog? – https://thereandphilosophyechochamber.wordpress.com/2015/11/22/too-busy-to-blog-chriseyreteaching-2/
Also very worthwhile read…
- I worry about teachers who blog – “Do what’s right. Think about your audience and credit where appropriate. I know that I could’ve done better in the past. As I’ve learned, perhaps we all can too?”– http://ictevangelist.com/i-worry-about-teachers-who-blog/
How to Blog?
- This is an excellent summary from Andrew – https://educationechochamber.wordpress.com/2015/08/05/checklist-of-minimum-standards-for-blogs/
Where to Blog?
- Staffrm.io – David Rodgers explains why Staffrm is a great addition to the edcational blogging community: http://staffrm.io/@daviderogers/NA3FHuLy8S
- WordPress – Andrew Old once said, “I used Google for everything except my blog”. Probably the most popular choice for educational bloggers.
- Blogger – The Google blog, links to Gmail, GoogleDrive etc.