Day 19 of 30 If it doesn’t work pull the plug I vaguely based this ‘writing for 30 days and see what happens’ on articles like this one by Glen […]
Post 11 of 30 An issue of context switching These last couple of weeks, a term made the rounds in our department which I had never heard before and which […]
Yes, I am still doing the 30 posts in 30 days, but—not during the weekend. Ha! This is my professional(ish) blog so I am taking weekends off. After all there was a living wall to be planted, and a garden-hut to be painted, and the foundation for a deck to be leveled.
The problem with not doing research is finding a writing voice. While it is fairly easy for me to tap ahead and post in this blog about all the things happening in the classroom. None of this—in my opinion—would ever make a publication. I tried, about two years ago, to write an article for a practitioner journal, and it was a bungled mess of gibberish. I just could not find my voice. Besides, here (on my blog) I don't feel like a fraud!
This writing exercise is challenging. It feels as if I share snapshots of a road-trip without telling you where I was going. My thoughts a junction of a conceptualization exercise. Hoping a cartography of thought will emerge.