Teaching Profession

Suggestions for Aspiring Teacher-Writers

By Liana Loewus — April 01, 2011 1 min read

Bill Ferriter at The Tempered Radical offers advice for teachers who are “trying to figure out how to unleash their inner-author.” He suggests these steps for “getting your foot in the educational publishing door": 1) Start a blog. 2) Tweet your blog content. 3) Write a book proposal. 4) WAIT.

It worked for Ferriter, who co-authored the award-winning book Building a Professional Learning Community at Work.

We’re big fans of teacher-writers here at Education Week Teacher, and we want to hear your stories. So blog away! And let us know about it.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Teaching Now blog.