I taught in the classroom for eleven years before I put a finger to keyboard to blog. So why did I decide to blog? And why should you? There are two compelling reasons for you to start your own blog.
Reason 1 - Your Profession Needs You
If you have the intellectual curiosity about education to read BamRadio Network EdWords, then you're doing something awesome in your classroom that other teachers would benefit from reading about. Think about teachers in the United States today - underpaid, underappreciated, isolated, scapegoated. You have the ability to help them by blogging about the awesome things you do. How can you pass up that opportunity?
Here is a quick exercise. Think of three or four awesome things you do in the classroom. Print up this blog post and jot them in the space below.