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Yes, this blog has been around for twelve years!

Lots of numbers – thirteen million visitors, twenty-three thousand daily readersnine books.

But the real celebration for me is what I have learned through the process and how it has made me a better teacher.

It has been a great experience, and I hope that feeling will continue…

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Here are the most popular posts from the past twelve years:

1.After Spending $575 Million On Teacher Evaluation, Gates Foundation Says, “Oops”

2. The Best Websites For Creating Online Learning Games

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

4. The Best Popular Movies/TV Shows For ESL/EFL

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

6. The Best Places To Get The “Same” Text Written For Different “Levels”

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

8. All 2,000 “Best” Lists

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

10. The Best Sites For Teaching About Latitude & Longitude

11. Oral Presentation Suggestions For IB Theory of Knowledge Classes

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

13. The Best TV/Movie Scenes Demonstrating A “Growth Mindset” – Help Me Find More

14. The Best Movie Scenes To Use For English-Language Development

15. The Best Sites Where Students Can Work Independently & Let Teachers Check On Progress

16. List Of Knowledge Questions My TOK Students Are Using This Year For Their Oral Presentations

17. The Twenty-Five Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2017 – So Far

18. The Best Education Articles From “The Onion”

19. The Best Websites For Learning & Teaching Geography

20. The Best Online Activities For Learning About Time Zones

21. The Best Websites For Students Exploring Jobs and Careers

22. The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A “Growth Mindset.”

23. The Best MATH Sites That Students Can Use Independently And Let Teachers Check On Progress

24. This Is The Best Video I’ve Seen On Perseverance & Resilience: “There’s no dishonor in having a disability”

25. The Best Multilingual & Bilingual Sites For Math, Social Studies, & Science

26. The Best News/Current Events Websites For English Language Learners

27. The Best Sites For Grammar Practice

28. The Best Spelling Sites

29. The Best Sites To Practice Speaking English

30. The Best Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced English Language Learner Sites

31. The Best Websites For Developing Academic English Skills & Vocabulary

32. What Is The Accurate Edison Quote On Learning From Failure?

33. The Best Video Clips On Goal-Setting — Help Me Find More

34. The Best Online Geography Games

35. The Best Ideas For Using Games In The ESL/EFL/ELL Classroom

36. Big Meta-Analysis Says Four Teaching Strategies Are Most Effective For Low-Income Students

37. The Best Online Resources To Teach About Plagiarism

38. The Best Online “Countdown” Timers

39. A Simple & Effective Classroom Lesson On Gratitude

40. Make Your Own “American Chopper” Meme