Faking It

We’re on the third generation of writing tools for the Web. Or the 33. It depends on who you ask. #

The tools for writing on the Web have never been easier to use or harder to master, but they all rely on basic writerly moves – an understanding of purpose, an awareness of audience, and an attention to detail that matters more and more as attention to detail is paid less and less. #

In this workshop, we’ll explore how teachers write online for personal growth and professional development. We’ll talk about and help you unpack your reasons for writing online, and how you might get started. #

Drawing on my twelve years of writing as a teacher, an educator, and a blogger, we’ll unpack what you might want to do as a writer today, how blogging can push inquiry both in your classroom and elsewhere, and how you can get started. #

But what I really want to talk about with these teachers, as they consider moving forward as public writers, public inquirers, and public strugglers with their practice, is imposter syndrome. #

4 thoughts on “Faking It

  1. Bud,
    This really hit home for me, I am currently in a master’s program and the course for this module is focusing on creating blogs. I am very new to this and also very nervous because I’m not the best writer and I have never blogged before. Any tips you have would be awesome, but this post made me feel more comfortable and reassured that I can do it! Thanks!

  2. Bud,

    I’m new to your blog, and I really enjoyed reading this post. I’m currently working on “launching” my own website/blog and some of my own doubts are holding me back. I appreciate your honesty here and feel encouraged to take the leap. Look forward to reading more of your posts.

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