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- Time Magazine's Top 25 Blogs for 2009 - Time.com
- Best Blog of All Time 2009 - Blogger's Choice Awards
- Best Education Blog 2009 - Blogger's Choice Awards
- Best Education Blog 2008 - Best of the Blogs
- Best Blog of the Day Award - Blog of the Day Awards
- Top 10 Education News Sites - AllTop.com
- also featured on Scholastic.com, Popurls.com, and more!