June 2013

Don’t Let Silent Cacophony Slip Away

June 28, 2013

It really is a shame that Google Reader is shutting down on Monday. I have relied on the service to keep track of all of my favourite blogs and websites for years now. It’s the first thing I open in the morning. I love having all of my [Keep Reading]

Jinn Warriors – The Devil’s War

June 27, 2013

Jinn Warriors: The Devil’s War by Marwan El Nashar I met the author of this book at the public library and he gave me a free copy of it. It’s kind of cool connecting with self published authors. It is set in Jannahim, the Spirit Realm [Keep Reading]

Daredevil Reboots

June 22, 2013

Daredevil Season One by Anthony Johnston and Wellington Alves I don’t know why comic book creators feel the need to constantly recreate origin stories. It’s been done for Daredevil several times and much better than this latest title as [Keep Reading]

Still Thinking of You – A Birthday Mixtape

June 19, 2013

It’s Dana’s birthday today and even though I haven’t talked to her in close to a year, I felt like I had to reach out over the blogosphere and let her know that I still think of her. I wanted to give her this birthday present [Keep Reading]

Reflect Now to Improve Your Teaching Next Year

June 18, 2013

The school year comes to a close next week and I am already thinking about next year. Why? This is the best time to reflect on our teaching practice. We can look closely at the things that went right, what went wrong, and what we can improve on for [Keep Reading]

Graphic Novels from the Public Library

June 15, 2013

I love the public library. There is no way I would be able to read as wide a variety of material without this free and invaluable service. Here are the latest comic books I have enjoyed free of charge thanks to the library. The Unwritten: Volume 4 [Keep Reading]

Legendary Writers Working With Pictures

June 13, 2013

Stephen King is an incredible writer who sees the value in working with pictures. There are so many novelists that are completely stuck on prose and see no reason or benefit in expanding their work to other mediums or genres. Fortunately, Stephen [Keep Reading]

Exams, Grades, and Marks Miss the Point

June 11, 2013

This spoken word artist captures what is wrong with education today. Suli Breaks really makes some great points in that piece. . I especially like what he has to say about timelines. We have artificial deadlines in school and some students [Keep Reading]

Running The Devil’s Creek Trail

June 10, 2013

Devil’s Creek is a short trail in Cambridge, Ontario. The trail head starts right beside St. Augustine’s Catholic School. and runs for 1.6 kilometers. I took the boardwalk to the right and followed the trail all the way to the end. I [Keep Reading]
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