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Third Anniversary Of This Blog — What Have Been My Most Popular Posts?

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I began this blog three years ago today.

Writing it has made me a better teacher for my students, and I hope it’s been helpful to others.

My Feedburner statistics, along with the stats of several other edubloggers, went a bit haywire last month. Based on what they were saying prior to that time, I think I have about 8,000 daily subscribers, plus close to a thousand additional people who get my monthly newsletter (Feedburner now says I have 25,000 subscribers, but I’m not that deluded).

I appreciate the people I have met — online or in person — through this blog, and everything I have learned from you.

Thanks, and forward to another year!

In addition to the above few words, I thought people might find it interesting to see what have been the most popular posts since this blog began. As I do usually when I share my most popular posts, I’m providing two separate lists — the most popular “The Best…” lists and the most popular ones that were not “The Best…” lists.

Here are they are:

The Most Popular “The Best…” Lists Over The Past Three Years:

1. The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education — 2007

2. The Best Places To Get Royalty-Free Music & Sound Effects

3. The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education — 2009

4. The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education — 2008

5. The Best Websites To Help Beginning Readers

6. The Best Online Learning Games — 2007

7. The Best Sites To Learn About Valentine’s Day

8. The Best Websites For Learning About Martin Luther King

9. The Best Internet Sites For English Language Learners — 2007

10. The Best Online Learning Games — 2008

11. The Best Ways For Students (And Anyone Else!) To Create Online Content Easily, Quickly & Painlessly

The Most Popular Posts That Weren’t “The Best…” Lists Over The Past Three Years:

1. When A “Good” Class Goes “Bad” (And Back To “Good” Again!)

2. Answers To “What Do You Do On The First Day Of School?”

3. What Do You Do To Keep Students (& You!) Focused Near The End Of The School Year?

4. Have You Ever Taught A Class That Got “Out Of Control”?

5. Tutpup Math & Spelling Games

6. “Order In The Library”

7. Maintaining A “Good” Class

8. How To Get A Discount When Ordering My Book

9. Create a Medieval Tapestry

10. What Do You Do When You’re Having A Bad Day At School?

11. Reading Logs — Part Two (or “How Students Can Grow Their Brains”)

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

5 Comments

  1. Thanks Larry. I had a really nice long comment here, and missed an “l” in the capctha, and Edublogs ate the whole comment.

    But thanks for all you do, I use so much of what you share.

  2. Larry – Congratulations in three years of this great blog. Your work is immensely appreciated! The resources you share are helping countless educators all over the world.

    I was having a dinner conversation with my sister-in-law in NH a short time back mentioning blogging. She mentioned that she reads your blog daily. While I am sure that is just one of many examples, I found it interesting.

    Thanks for all you do!

  3. Larry! Congrats! Stay gold!

    -kj-

  4. Larry,
    Congratulations! Thank you for sharing all the great stuff that has made me a better teacher and blogger.
    Richard

  5. Hi Larry

    Congratulations on your 3rd year of blogging! I learn so much from your fantastic lists and posts in general. Keep up the great work!

    Janet

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