Wednesday, August 15, 2012

New Math Bloggers: Need Help?

Sam Shah has put together an amazing challenge for new math bloggers. It was so amazing that he got almost 200 respondents (who knew there were that many people wanting to blog about math teaching?). There are about 10 of us who have offered to help out by featuring these new bloggers on their own blog. I am one of these "experienced bloggers."

Like Sue VanHattum, I also wanted to offer help. If it weren't for the encouragement of many in the math twitterblogosphere (such as Julie, Kristen, and Shelli), I wouldn't have gotten very far. So, like Sue, I am going to offer some help for up to 5 new bloggers who need some encouragement. If you have questions and would like some answers from someone who's been there, post in the comments, please. I'll take the first 5. You can then email me at lmhenry9 at gmail and I'll answer them.

Meanwhile, I look forward to hear what you all have to say!

10 comments:

Nick Gerhard said...

I'll sign up for some mentorship. Can't hert kan it? Just kidding.

Carey Pyke said...

I just started blogging yesterday and have no clue how to do any of this stuff! I NEED help! :)

algebrainiac said...

Yeah!! Just what I needed...HELP! :) I am a long time lurker (years and years) who has been afraid to start a blog due to time. I want to make it as easy as possible and would appreciate any advice you can offer!

Lisa said...

@Carey and @algebrainaic - I'll be happy to help you, but I need you to contact me. Best way is to email me your questions to lmhenry9 at gmail dot com. I look forward to hearing from you!
--Lisa

MathyMissC said...

I just need help with uploading files. I'd love to start sharing!

Erika said...

I just started my blog a few weeks ago and would love to hear your best piece of advice. Thanks.

http://schooloffisher.blogspot.com/

Lisa said...

@Erika - Please email me at lmhenry9 at gmail dot com with your questions. I'll be happy to reply to you there.

@MathyMissC - I DMed you on Twitter with the answer to your question. If you'd like more detail than in 140 character bursts, please email me at lmhenry9 at gmail dot com.

@Carey and Algebrainaic - I'm still waiting for your questions. Email me at lmhenry9 at gmail dot com.

geometry help said...

To be a good math blogger,we should be good in our subject,an extensive knowledge and experience would be required.

Lisa said...

I would disagree with you geometry help. I learn from all sorts of Math Teacher Bloggers, some with a lot of experience, and some with very little.

Lisa said...

Continuing... Daniel Schneider (http://mathymcmatherson.wordpress.com/) had a LOT of great ideas and things to share during his first year of teaching. Sometimes, I end up learning more from the inexperienced teachers than the most experienced. It is not fair to say that experience is required.
--Lisa