2010 in review – Literacy, Languages and Leadership

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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The average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. This blog was viewed about 16,000 times in 2010. If each view were a shipping container, your blog would have filled about 4 fully loaded ships.

In 2010, there were 173 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 61 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 29mb. That’s about 1 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was July 27th with 304 views. The most popular post that day was Global Trends in Language Learning in the 21st Century: Webinar.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were networkedblogs.com, twitter.com, linkedin.com, eslteachersboard.com, and curriki.org.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for istock, mobile assisted language learning, ideal host family descriptions, synthesizing reading strategy, and brent novodvorski.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Global Trends in Language Learning in the 21st Century: Webinar July 2010
2 Likes on WordPress.com


Free ebook May 2010


Formal, non-formal and informal learning: The case of literacy and language learning in Canada February 2010


Global Trends in Language Learning in the 21st Century July 2010
4 comments and 1 Like on WordPress.com,


5 qualities of the perfect host family May 2010
1 comment


Update – January 2018 – This blog has had over 1.8 million views thanks to readers like you. If you enjoyed this post, please “like” it or share it on social media. Thanks!

Sarah Elaine Eaton is a faculty member in the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Canada.


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