I write a monthly piece sharing the most popular posts that appear in this blog — the ones that are most “clicked-on.” You can see these monthly lists at Most Popular Blog Posts.

I figured it would be interesting to readers, and to me, to see which ones were the most popular during the entire year.

Here are The Most Popular Posts Of The Year — 2009 (divided between “The Best…” lists and non-list posts):


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

2. The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education — 2009

3. The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education — 2008

4. The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education — 2007

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

6. The Best Sites For K-12 Beginning English Language Learners

7. The Best Sites For Learning About The Presidential Inauguration

8. The Best Teacher Resources For “Foldables”

9. The Best Resources For Helping Teachers Use Bloom’s Taxonomy In The Classroom

10. The Best Websites For Learning About Halloween


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

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

3. Free Rider 2

4. More Student-Created Resources On The Swine Flu

5. “Order In The Library”

6. The “Most Popular” Blogs That Might Also Be Useful To Educators

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

8. What Do You Do On The Last Day Of Class? (Part Two)

9. What Do You Do When You Have A Few Minutes Left In Class?

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