As I enter my tenth year in education, I never cease to be amazed by the quantity of meaningful content created by teachers and students all over the country. I have seen beautiful student poetry and art in school hallways. I have laughed as a teacher read journal entries to me from her first year teaching diary. I have also seen a teacher who was struggling in the classroom come alive when delivering a poem about his identity.
These moments are opportunities that allow you to elevate your voice, share your perspectives, and inspire others. One way to do that is through self-publishing.
If you don’t think you have something worth sharing, you do. Keep reading to find steps you can take to publishing your work or the work of your students. So, dust off those short stories, student poems, funny journal entries, doodles, sketches, and other forms of written or visual art, and follow these five steps:
Carla Rivera-Cruz (CRC) is an educator and entrepreneur committed to helping like-minded educators reach their fullest potentials.