About this award:
I created this award for excellent blogs based on...
November 2012 goes out to...
The blog of a teacher educator discussing poetry, children's literature and issues related to teaching children and their future teachers.
The Miss Rumphius Effect is an awesome blog that has been going strong for 6 years since 2006, averaging about 270 posts a year. Tricia Stohr-Hunt is a university professor dedicated to keeping poetry strong.
Why I like her blog:
- Her Browse by Content tab allows you to look for popular topics she blogs about.
- The Monday Poetry Stretch posts offer a topic or a poetry form and the challenge to write a poem and share it.
- The Poetry Friday posts share famous published poems, usually related to some relevant topic or current event.
- Her posts are always short and to the point.
- Awesome children's writers and poets such as Jane Yolen, Kate Coombs, Julie Krantz, J. Patrick Lewis, and Steven Withrow regularly frequent the site. It makes me feel like I'm rubbing shoulders with the best of the best.
- Lots of teaching tips too!
So, go forth and enjoy your new adventure looking for gold. You might just get lost this time, especially if you love poetry.
Keep on keepin' on...