March 2011

300 Tapes

March 30, 2011

This crate of cassette tapes had been tucked away in the bottom of a storage closet for quite some time. This weekend, I decided to unearth these old gems. I have hundred of tapes here, many of which are hip-hop mix shows that I recorded straight [Keep Reading]

5 Word Study Strategies to Use in Your Classroom

March 29, 2011

1) Scrabble Nab-It I really like this variation of the famous Scrabble game. It is especially effective to use for the primary or junior classrooms since it doesn’t use a game board and the students don’t have to calculate scores. Each [Keep Reading]

Junos Failed to Represent

March 27, 2011

When the nominations for tonight’s Juno Awards were announced way back in February, I was very excited to see how well hip-hop had been represented. I looked forward to a great show. Now that the closing credits have rolled, I feel the [Keep Reading]

Battle Scars

March 25, 2011

Remember what my skateboard looked like two weeks ago when I first bought it? Here it is after some March Break skating. It’s normal for your skateboard to get a bit scratched and banged up after only a few rides. They are built to take some [Keep Reading]

My Logo is Everywhere

March 24, 2011

My logo now adorns the skate park in glorious colour. It is also there is stunning red. And in cool black! I made this stencil out of cereal box card. I love the way it looks against the blue sky. I made a few more improvements to the park as well. [Keep Reading]

It Takes 5 Years To Become a Teacher

March 22, 2011

Image by Thomas Hawk via Flickr As I started my fifth year of teaching, I felt a confidence I had never felt before. Something just clicked and I realized that I finally knew what I was doing. Up until that point, it felt like I had been treading [Keep Reading]

Women in Hip-Hop Set 4

March 21, 2011

I hope you’ve enjoyed DOPEfm’s tribute to the Women in Hip-Hop. You can download this final mix set for free, or stream it with the player below. Daddy J, Gamma Krush, and I put a lot of effort into this show. We compiled eight [Keep Reading]

Women in Hip-Hop Set 3

March 20, 2011

DOPEfm paid tribute to the Women in Hip-Hop for International Women’s Day. This is the 3rd of 4 mix sets that Gamma Krush did for the show. You can download this mix set for free or stream it with the player below. Enjoy! Music Playlist at [Keep Reading]

Women in Hip-Hop Set 2

March 19, 2011

DOPEfm paid tribute to the Women in Hip-Hop for International Women’s Day. This is the 2nd of 4 mix sets that Gamma Krush did for the show. I hope you had the chance to download the introduction I did for the show, the Kadyelle [Keep Reading]
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