At the end of each year, we reflect on our work and see what’s catching on.
2013 was the year when, for example, our website:
- had its 149,500th page view (from 38,000 visitors in 166 countries/territories: according to Google Analytics);
- was peer reviewed for the first time;
- was recognised as an open access academic publication;
- was made more accessible and useful for school geographers through newly created and collected classroom materials (big thanks to Alan Parkinson);
- was used in class by NQTs involved in our new #followtheteachers project, who blogged about what they did right here!;
- provided the Ethical Trade Trumps card game that has been adapted and test-driven for Fashion Revolution Day on April 23rd 2014 (watch out for more); and
- was researched and introduced to the Finnish school system by a Masters students at the University of Helsinki (read Eeva Kemppainen’s thesis here).
A top 10
We have continued to take photos of our Lego re-creations of scenes from followthethings.com pages and post them on Flickr. These have also started to become popular this year. Here are the top 10 most viewed, in reverse order:
There’s one more Top 10 to come: our most visited pages. Watch out.
We have lots more planned in 2014, including taking part in the Idea Zone at the Geographical Association Conference in April:
Festive feelings, peace and goodwill in 2014.
Happy shopping to all!
Ian et al