Website of Joe Landsberger

A professional is one
who does his best work
when he feels the least
like working.
Frank Lloyd Wright 1869 - 1959
American architect



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Educational projects 2011

December 17: Added one Afrikaans translation by Elriena Delport, South Africa.
December 17: Added seven French translations by Massamesso Sokoyou, with proofreading by M. Bakolouand and M. Mabalo, Sotouboua, Togo
December 9: Added added Spanish translations by Anna Russillo, a major contributor of the Spanish Dictionary
December 4:  Added six Japanese translations on the subject of time management.
December 3: Completed migrating 21 Italian educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation
November 30: Completed migrating 14 Czech educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation
November 28: Completed migrating 9 Afrikaans educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation
November 25: Added three Bengali translations "Problem solving/সমস্যা সমাধানের ধারা"
November 20: Added one Japanese translation "Cooperative learning/共同・協力学習方法"
November 12: Completed migrating 99 Hebrew educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation
November 7: Added four new translations in the Assamese folder on problem solving
November 1: Traffic again increase 24.8% to 1.2 million visitors accessing 2.3 million pages in October. See below for details.
October 29: Completed migrating 23 Persian educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation
October 25: Completed migrating 58 Arabic educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation
October 15: Another blog featuring SGS, by Erin Kane ("Family Life", "Simply Stated" blog of Simply Living magazine ): "Skeptical, I did a little more research on the subject. That’s when I found what could possibly be the most amazing website filled with study guides and strategies."
October 13: Completed migrating 64 Korean educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation
October 7: E-Learning Queen blog: "Interview with Joe Landsberger, Website Study Guides and Strategies" Also listed as one of "5 Sites for Busy Educators" By Marjan Glavac, October 2011 edition.
October 1: For the first month in its 16-year history, SGS visitors exceeded 1 million visitors in a month, and 2 million page views! See below for September details. Thank you for your support.
September 29: Completed migrating 71 Russian educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation
September 29: At its 21st annual conference, Learning Centers: At the Crossroads of Student Success, the Board of Directors of the National College Learning Center Association awarded this Study Guides and Strategies Web site its first "Innovative Use of Technology Award" for its great impact on learning and tutoring centers and their students.
September 1: Visitors to SGS in August increase 18.8% over August 2010.  See traffic below.
August 28: Begin issuing the annual newsletter update of this year's Website projects and metrics. Send me an email if you wish to receive it!  No email addresses are shared...

August 27: Completed migrating 14 Turkish educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation of SGS
August 26: Completed migrating 8 Swedish educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation of SGS; and added one additional exercise
August 25: Completed migrating 6 Japanese educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation of SGS
August 23: Completed migrating 11 Hindi educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation of SGS
August 20: Completed migrating 8 Croatian educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation of SGS and created new one.
August 19: Completed migrating 7 Greek educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation of SGS
August 18: Completed migrating 4 Danish educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation of SGS
August 17: Completed migrating 100+ Vietnamese educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation of SGS
August 4: Completed migrating 100+ Indonesian educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation of SGS
Through July 2011: visitor traffic has increased 22.8% this year for the Study Guides and Strategies Website. Remarkable in 16 years of service!
July 30: Completed migrating the Portuguese educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation of SGS
July 28: Completed migrating the Serbian educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation of SGS
July 18: First guide in Bylorussian Reading essays/Як чытаць эсэ published with translation by Olga Skachko/Ольга Скачко:
July 14: Completed migrating the Bengali educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation of SGS
July 7: Completed migrating the Assamese educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation of SGS
July 2: Edited and added a guide Succeeding with standardized tests, submitted by Kean Mun, author of SATexcellence
July 1: Completed migrating the German educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation of SGS
June 27: Completed migrating the French educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation of SGS
June 22: Featured in KARE 11's (local television station) backyard weather report, 5 and 6 p.m. newscasts.
June 18: One of sixteen gardens on the West End Garden Tour, St. Paul, MN
June 12:  Completed migrating the Spanish educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation of SGS
May 6:  Completed migrating the English educational pages into the new CSS design, structure and navigation of SGS
April: Developed/organized the social media index
April 9: Study Guides and Strategies is proud to co-sponsor Ways of Peace II: Non-Violence in the Islamic Traditions, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
April 6: Activate the new CSS structure and design after four months of research and self-instruction! Whew. Now I will need to migrate about 1500 Webpages into the new design, including this one!
February: Beginning to apply CSS in the redesign and restructuring of the WEbsite, all 1500+ pages! The effort will include more efficient print versions and more accessible handheld/digital versions.
February 5: Added new exercise A.S.P.I.R.E.
February 3: Begin implementation: added first CSS format to examples of Transitional words
February 2: Added new guide Mapping vocabulary
January 31: Added new guide How to write a research proposal
January 24: Added new Hindi translation Learning to learn
January 18: Added new Hindi translation Time management
January 17: Added bibliography for teachers: Online Learning/eLearning books and resources for teachers
January 9: Added "Developing self-discipline" Assamese & Bengali translations
January: Began discovery phase of upgrading Study Guides and Strategies Website
design, technology and features.

2011 Traffic summary/Website metrics (Webalizer v 2.01)
2011 Visitors %/2010 Page views hits,
million
files,
million
December 850,134 +13.6% 2,913,391 23.0 5.9
November 1,158,261 +17.8% 2,646,018 30.6 9.5
October 1,240,837 +24.8% 2,344,917 33.8 9.7
September 1,095,273 +22.2% 2,258,206 32.9 8.0
August 740,024 +18.8% 1,534,059 21.9 5.3
July 554,119 +4.4% 1,249,326 15.8 3.8
June 628,159 +7.7% 1,186,055 18.1 4.3
May: 774,377 +5.7% 1,523,592 12.2 4.9
April: 816,872 +3.3% 1,438,023 18.9 4.1
March: 928,238 +2.0% 1,595,409 15.2 2.5
February: 806,924 -1.8% 1,508,764 13.8 2.2
January: 795,645 +3.2% 1,511,948 13.2

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