Tuesday, October 25, 2011

SOLS: Why I Write

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Why write?
Wow! Such a simple question 
with so many possible answers. 

I write for me. 
I write to capture a moment. 
I write to struggle through the process 
so that I can teach my students and 
help them find their voice.



Why do you write?  Here's what a couple of friends said:


Lucky for me!  I won this poster from the  Stenhouse Blog!

6 comments:

  1. You have such great minds to keep you company. Your reasons to write are equal to theirs. Keep capturing the moments. Happy writing!
    Terje

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  2. Ah, the answer to my question! Yes, you must have gotten a poster, too! It was a fun question to think about.
    Nice answer!

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  3. Congrats on winning the poster. It's a fun question, isn't it?
    Ruth

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  4. And I too won one, so I see that those writing so avidly for Two Writing Teachers have purely personal reasons for writing, and each is supported in that. There were a number of them sharing in those comments. Thanks for sharing Michelle.

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  5. It is clear that you "get" what it takes to help students find their voices in writing. You are clearly an authentic teacher, and your students are lucky for your guidance!

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  6. I enjoyed answering that question on my other blog - but your answer is closer to the answer I would give about why I write on my teaching blog.

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Thanks for sharing your thoughts.