Being a researcher in mathematics education (or in any field, I guess) involves a lot of hard work. Some parts of that work are more enjoyable than others, and everyone has their own favorite part. Me, I love to write! Working with text, whether it is a scientific article, a conference paper, book chapter or even a blogpost like this; that’s the part of my work I love the most! That doesn’t imply, however, that writing is easy, or that I know all there is to know about it. Far from it! I keep learning, and sometimes I discover resources that are more useful than others.
Recently, I have been using the Springer Author Academy quite a lot, and I think it is a great resource for me as a scientific writer! It contains lots of useful information and tips about all aspects of the writing process, from even before the first draft to the final part of the peer review process. Actually, I am working on a conference paper for the 2012 PME-NA conference right now, and some of the tips from the Springer Author Academy have been really useful in the process of structuring my paper 🙂
So, if you are also involved with scientific research, and especially the writing of scientific literature, you might be interested in checking this out! And if you have some other useful links to share, I would be happy to know! Just use the comment field below!