Rated 9.5 out of 10 by

By Mary Ann Zehr — March 10, 2008 1 min read
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Several of Education Week‘s blogs, including Learning the Language, have received “excellent” ratings from a company called I received an e-mail message from a marketing person from the company saying my blog had been given a 9.5 score out of 10 by editors who evaluated my blog according to frequency of updates, relevance of content, site design, and writing style.

According to Webware: Cool Web 2.0 Apps for Everyone, is a blog rating service that launched on Feb. 25. The “About Us” section of says it has a database of more than 200,000 blogs. You can check out’s directory for education blogs here.

I guess I just fell for the company’s strategy for marketing itself by putting its badge of excellence on this blog entry.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Learning the Language blog.