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National DJ Day – Let’s Celebrate!

January 20, 2019

It’s National DJ Day, let’s celebrate with some great routines and DJ sets. Roc Raida’s Winning Set – DMC World Champion 1995 Roc Raida was one of the best to ever do it. We lost him way too soon. Rest in Peace, Roc! Your [Keep Reading]

Hip-Hop Matters – Yes, It Does!

January 18, 2019

Hip Hop Matters – Politics, Pop Culture, and the Struggle for the Soul of a Movement by S. Craig Watkins Here are some of the things I learned while reading this book. The Story Behind the Message We all know “The Message” by [Keep Reading]

Children’s Materials (8-12 yrs) Reads

January 17, 2019

Last semester, I took a class for my Master’s of Library and Information Science program that focused on children’s material. The required reading list was quite long. Basically, I was expected to read two books a week over the course of [Keep Reading]

Little Clues Reveal a Lot

January 16, 2019

The Tell: The Little Clues That Reveal Big Truths about Who We Are by Matthew Hertenstein Little clues can reveal a lot. Here are some of the things I learned while reading this book. Hertenstein wrote about a study that observed the way couple [Keep Reading]

The Great Teacher Manifesto

January 15, 2019

Do you have a public declaration of your intentions as a teacher? I’m betting that you don’t. Years ago, I wrote a mission statement for my teaching. “To help every student develop to his or her full potential. To develop intellectual [Keep Reading]

Word is Bond Rap Radio’s 2018 Rap Up

January 14, 2019

This week on the show, we rap up the year that was, by playing some of my favourite tracks from 2018. We also need to start the year with a bang, so we played some brand new, 2019, joints as well. The show kicks off with Skillz annual year-end rap [Keep Reading]

Tips for Rappers Doing Live Shows

January 11, 2019

Are you performing at a rap concert? There are a few things you need to do to make sure everything runs smoothly with the DJ. Follow these tips and you will have a great night! Organize Your Set Create a folder that is clearly labelled with your [Keep Reading]

Doctor Who Comics Continue the Adventure

January 10, 2019

Doctor Who – Time Trials / The Terror Beneath I found this at the library and thought it would be great to read, especially because it was labelled “Volume 1” on the spine. Unfortunately, this is not the first chapter of the [Keep Reading]

The Ultimate “Link in Bio” Page

January 9, 2019

There is a problem with some social media platforms. It is often hard to put up links to various types of content. In Instagram, for example, your posts cannot contain hyperlinks. The only place to put a URL is on your profile page. That is why you [Keep Reading]

Ideas Float, Grab Them While You Can

January 8, 2019

Denise Jaden has a theory.  She believes that “ideas float in the atmosphere, and they are fair game for anyone to grab and make use of.” This is sometimes referred to as the collective unconscious. It seems to be something that we can [Keep Reading]
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