One year ago we were under a stay-at-home order, and it had been months since I was in my school working with teachers. I was exhausted from having no break from my kids and bored with no school to go into. Blogging had always been at the back of mind; I’ve followed so many incredible blogs over the years and always felt envious that they were doing it.
After an especially long day with my kids….I finally sat down after bedtime and created Windy City Literacy. I had no idea what I was doing. I stayed up way too late creating a logo on Canva, set up what I thought the blog should look like, and overanalyzed every little detail.
Finally, I clicked published and was live for the world to see. I never could’ve imagined what this little literacy blog of mine would turn into. I’ve met some amazing educators from across the world, began a couple collaborations with people on the other side of the country, landed a blog position at We Need Diverse Books, and more!
It’s been one year of me sharing my love of literacy with others, with a little peek into my life along the way. I have so much more that I want to share with you all, so I hope you continue to follow along! In the next coming weeks, I have some more guest bloggers lined up, some vocabulary implementation strategies, and I’ll be airing my opinions on graphic organizers…
My Top 5 Posts
Unpacking the Science of Reading
Tiny Steps to Incorporate the Science of Reading
Amazon Finds for Middle School
So from the bottom of my heart…..thank you so much for following along and supporting my little blog. I wish I could buy you all a cup of coffee! In honor of my one year anniversary, I’d like to celebrate you all with a Target gift card giveaway! Enter the Rafflecopter below! Winner will be announced on Friday and extra entries will be given for subscribing to my blog!
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Congratulations Liz on an excellent and very informative Literacy blog. I am really enjoying it! Great work!