August 2014

Hidden Empire

August 29, 2014

Hidden Empire by Orson Scott Card I read the first book of this series, Empire, a few years back. I didn’t even realize that there was more to it. I found this hardcover book at the dollar store and couldn’t believe it. Orson Scott Card [Keep Reading]

Grade 2/3 Long Range Plan

August 27, 2014

I’m teaching a split class this year. That means I have to tailor my instruction to cover two different curriculums. That is a bit of a challenge. I’ve been working hard on my long range plan so I will know exactly what I have to teach [Keep Reading]

D-sisive Shout-Out!

August 25, 2014

I have been following D-sisive’s career since I first discovered him in the 1990s. I regularly play his music on my radio show. And before I landed on radio, I wrote about him in the university newspaper.  A few weeks back. I played a fairly [Keep Reading]

Doctor Who – In Theatres Again!!!

August 23, 2014

So, the new season of Doctor Who starts today but I won’t be watching it. Instead, I will be waiting to see in on the big screen on Monday! I saw the 50th Anniversary special at the theatre and it was a magical experience. I can’t wait [Keep Reading]

Coyotes and Deer, Oh My!

August 20, 2014

I wanted to go for a trail run but I stopped short when I saw this sign at the entrance. It was hours away from dusk but it was overcast and eerily quiet. I decided to go for my run anyway. I took my phone with me. I figured I could play some music [Keep Reading]

Classroom Management for Dummies

August 19, 2014

Welcome back to Teaching Tip Tuesdays! School starts in two weeks and this video is something you might want to watch before you step back into the classroom. It is full of great ideas on managing behaviour and the challenges that come with being a [Keep Reading]

The Sometimes Game

August 18, 2014

“If your work is going to have an impact on the world, that means some people are really going to like it. And some people won’t.” And in this day and age, certain people feel that they need to express their negative opinions publicly [Keep Reading]

A Quality of Light – A Great Read

August 15, 2014

A Quality of Light by Richard Wagamese I really enjoyed this book. It tells the story of a First Nations boy, Joshua, who was adopted by a white family. He lives on a farm, completely isolated from his cultural roots. When his friend, Johnny, starts [Keep Reading]

Chesney Wilderness Area Trail

August 13, 2014

Let’s explore Chesney Conservation Area, also known as Chesney Wilderness Area Trail. You can access the trail quite easily off of Highway 401. Take exit 250 and pass the truck stop. The trail is only a kilometer or so down the road on the [Keep Reading]
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