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I wonder if the popularity of my top five reflects audience interest in curriculum issues, or the hot-ness of topics such as ‘HSC’ and ‘multimodal’ (due to its appearance in the English National Curriculum)?
Either way, thanks for reading in 2010 :D
The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:
The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.
A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 12,000 times in 2010. That’s about 29 full 747s.
In 2010, there were 71 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 181 posts. There were 41 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 16mb. That’s about 3 pictures per month.
The busiest day of the year was January 24th with 189 views. The most popular post that day was Choice based on what now?.
Where did they come from?
The top referring sites in 2010 were twitter.com, facebook.com, google.com.au, eduleader.org, and Google Reader.
Some visitors came searching, mostly for kelli mcgraw, julia gillard, multimodal text definition, multimodal, and multimodal texts definition.
Attractions in 2010
These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.
Choice based on what now? January 2010
Defining ‘multimodal’ May 2010
The Australian Curriculum for English March 2010
HSC English: Standard or Advanced? March 2010
5 reasons why HSC and ATAR scores make the angels cry December 2009
Barriers to getting involved:
- Access issues – power in rural and remote areas
- Equity issues – not all students are digitally literate
- Equipment access – access to computer labs, laptops, broadband
- Home access – students with no computers or internet access at home
- Behaviour management – ICT TOO EXCITING!
Please add any ideas you have for overcoming these barriers…
In today’s conference workshop I will be exploring four important issues relating to learning and teaching strategies for using online tools:
- How the purpose of your site relates to its form
- The intended teacher-student dynamic online
- Students and internet safety
- Getting students involved and monitoring contributions
Please respond with comments to this post if you have any questions, information or anecdotes from your own teaching context.
(from the ETA Annual Conference @ UNSW )