Why become an academic blogger?

Thinking with Ed

Why write?

If you can answer this question then you can answer the title question. I enjoy writing. What I write about in my blog posts is about me. It’s what I want to say to the world right now. Raw, semi-immediate, and passionate. I might think differently in five years but that’s fine. This is what I think now and what I want to yell to the roof tops today.

I am a writer, was a writer and I want to be a writer. What I write has changed over the years. I was a kid — I wrote little plays I forced my siblings to act out. I was a student — I wrote assignments. I was a teacher — I wrote lesson plans and resources. I was a curriculum leader — I wrote unit plans and policies. I was a PhD candidate  — I wrote a thesis…

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