'Happy Anniversary Erin!' photo (c) 2010, Edward O'Connor - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

Wow! Seven years ago, I began writing this blog. Nearly fourteen thousand posts, twelve hundred “The Best…” lists, five million visitors, and six books later, I’m still at it….I hope I’ve got at least another seven years of writing in me….

It’s been quite a ride, and I’m a better teacher, and person, because of it. Thanks to all you readers from whom I’ve learned so much.

Here are the most popular posts from this blog over the past seven years (you can see my personal favorite ones here):

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

2. The Best Sites For Online Photo-Editing & Photo Effects

3. The Best Popular Movies/TV Shows For ESL/EFL (& How To Use Them).

4. The Best Online Virtual “Corkboards” (or “Bulletin Boards”)

5. The Best Teacher Resources For “Foldables”

6. The Best Sites For Teaching About Latitude & Longitude

7. The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures

8. The Best Places To Read & Write “Choose Your Own Adventure” Stories

9. The Best Sites To Practice Speaking English

10. The Best Sites For Learning Spanish Online

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

12. The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education — 2007 (don’t miss checking out later editions, too)

13. The Best Sites For Grammar Practice

14. The Best Comic Strips For Students & Teachers In 2012 — So Far

15. The Best Websites To Help Beginning Readers