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Saturday, November 8, 2014

Find Liebster Bloggers!

If you landed here, you are lucky because you're about to find some great teacher blogs! All the teacher bloggers on this page have a Liebster Award.

What's a Liebster Award? Well, a Liebster can look like this:


Or this:



Or this:

Or even this:

There are lots of different designs and new ones being made by bloggers all the time, but it's not what it looks like that counts. Here's some of the info I've gathered about the Liebster Award:

Liebster is a German word that means dearest, lovely, cute, beloved, and welcome- not a bad group of adjectives to have associated with your name. 

It's been around since at least 2010.  


It is an international award, as you can find posts written about it in German, French, Italian, and Spanish, as well as English.


At the time of nomination the blogger is "new," in that they have fewer than 200 followers.

It is not an award that you win, per se, but rather a recognition given by bloggers to other bloggers for work well done. 


If nominated, the blogger must answer questions about themselves and their blog, nominate bloggers of their choice, and ask them the same or new questions. Bloggers link to their nominators and nominees. Although it is some effort, through the process you learn about new teachers and are discovered by others. In the blogosphere, it is an appreciated, welcoming gesture! 


The Liebster Award is certainly not just for teacher blogs, but most of the bloggers on this page are teachers. And although they all had less than 200 followers at the time the award was given, many have more now, and for good reason.

Whether you are a teacher or a teacher-blogger, click on the buttons below to find Liebster Award recipients, new teacher tips, and perhaps some new friends as well!

If your blog received a Liebster Award be sure to link up your blog below. If you haven't placed a Liebster Award icon on your blog yet, feel free to grab one from up above- these are all in common use and have no copyright that I can find. No need to place and link a specific button from this page to your blog, but you might link the Liebster Award on your blog to this page, so people find more info and Liebster recipients. 

While you're here be sure to check out some of your fellow Liebster bloggers. Spread the word!







11 comments:

  1. What a FUN idea, Kathleen! What a great way to meet new friends! I love it!
    Carolyn
    Kindergarten: Holding Hands and Sticking Together

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  2. What a great idea Kathleen! Thanks for hosting so we can all meet more fantastic bloggers!

    ~Laura
    Luv My Kinders

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    1. Thanks, Laura. So good to find new friends :) Spread the word! Kathleen

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  3. Thanks for hosting this link up.
    What a great idea :)
    Sheri

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    1. Thanks, Sheri. Glad you like it! Kathleen

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  4. I love this!! What a great resource and support!! Thanks for organizing us all together!! You explained the Lobster so well; do you mind if I use some of the wording?

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    1. Glad you like it! And yes, you can use whatever wording you like. We are all promoting the same thing. And thanks for spreading the word. I went through today and followed all blogs who had linked up, if I wasn't already following them. There are some neat teachers out there! Thanks for leaving word. Kathleen

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  5. This is such a wonderful idea! I already have a Liebster but just got nominated again by 2 other bloggers. Now I'm on the lookout for some new bloggers myself!

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    1. Great! Good for you... again :) Spread the word on where to link up. Kathleen

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  6. Oh Kathleen, what a neat idea! Thank you so much for creating this one-stop resource for learning about the Liebster Award... AND a spot where we can link up and learn of other blogs too! xo Pam

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