In Internet culture, the 1% rule is a rule of thumb pertaining to participation in an internet community, stating that only 1% of the users of a website actively create new content, while the other 99% of the participants only lurk. Variants include the 1-9-90 rule (sometimes 90–9–1 principle or the 89:10:1 ratio), which
I found this to be an interesting idea. The entire reason that I began this programming road was to create content for my classroom based on my own lesson plans. There is far too much reliance on applications developed by people too far removed from the classroom, so I thought it would be great if I could develop my own ideas into workable apps. It is certainly not true that 1% of teachers are developing original content. Teachers are constantly planning lessons based on curriculum specific to their own classrooms. However, it is nice to think that I might be in that 1% of teachers who are actively creating original web content.