A month ago, I was late night blogging when all of the sudden I lost my post. I hope this never happens to you! It was G.O.N.E I tried everything I knew to retrieve it and sought out some help from some of my blogging buddies via Facebook. Kim from Joy in Sixth messaged me, trying to help and was super supportive. She googled help articles and was there to (virtually) listen to me as I came to terms with the fact that I was going to have to start over. I gave up on trying to retrieve my post and went to bed super grumpy. The next morning, when I woke up I had a new email. Kim from had sent me a late night Starbucks gift card reminding me that everything was going to be alright. It really touched me, so I decided to pay it forward to 2 other teachers who have inspired me Then, it kind of spiraled into a week long event during Teacher Appreciation Week. My blogging partner in crime, Courtney from Ramona Recommends and I thought, what better way to kick off Teacher Appreciation Week than to honor our fellow teachers who have inspired us through blogging, TpT and Instagram. As a pay it forward kind of idea, we share why they are so awesome and give them a little shout out and gift!
Today I am going to honor Jessica from Ideas by Jivey.
If you don’t know this blog- learn it. live it. love it! Go blog-stock her for a little bit and you will see why I appreciate her! Jessica makes quality products and her posts are super informative. The real reason why I am selecting Jivey is because her Mentor Sentences have revolutionized the way I teach grammar. She has gone in depth with how to use them and why they work. Buying her Mentor Sentence Bundle has been hands down, the best money I have spent on TpT over the past 6 years! AND now I am swooning over her Paired Texts! I won a set of them during the March Madness Giveaway and fell in love! These are great for comparing texts, drawing conclusions, vocabulary in context, non-fiction text structure and on high interest topics! I definitely have a few more of these in my cart for the TpT Teacher Appreciation Sale!
I will be honoring teachers who I have met in the blogosphere all week! I am a better teacher because of this community! Check back to see who I am appreciating tomorrow and we would love you to link up!