Who Has Time To Write- Part 2
The good news is that the workshop is over:) I always remember how much I hate presenting after I volunteer. I am not a relaxed speaker when it comes to talking to a group of adults- kids, no problem!
I wanted to talk about how we change as educators who write. I wanted to share some of the initiatives that I am involved in, how scary it is to write, how important it is, how complicated it is. I had the feeling I was preaching to the choir as we worked together. It was nice to hear other perspectives and share what and why we write. It was very low key and we had some time in the 45 minutes to write (and share or not as we chose).
My highlights were that everyone tried out #EDtime2wrt and everyone wrote in new notebooks (I gave out pens and notebooks). As I was packing up one of the participants said, “I’m going to go back to writing. It’s been about 6 months since I’ve written, but you’ve convinced me to go back to it.” I figure that is a win. It was also nice to see that there are other teachers at my school who write. We now know that we are not alone. Now to keep spreading the love.