2010 in review

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 😀

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:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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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


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