September 2008

Getting Things Right

September 30, 2008

It’s often hard to get things done right the first time. Life is one learning experience after another. And even though I am a teacher, I will forever be a student because I am constantly learning. That’s what life is about. So here is [Keep Reading]

Chase March – on a podcast!

September 28, 2008

As you know, I am passionate about hip-hop music. Well, yesterday, I got to take my passion to the airwaves. I joined the crew of Dope FM to help interview a rap group. Dope FM is one of the best hip-hop shows in Canada. It is broadcast every week [Keep Reading]

Day Off for them Not Me

September 26, 2008

Today is a P.A. Day, which is short for Professional Activity Day. The students get the day off so that us teachers can sit in on workshops and in-service meetings. Sometimes these workshops can be quite good, but most of the time I find that they [Keep Reading]

Rabbits Ears and Wireless Internet

September 25, 2008

I get three channels on my TV that come in quite well. For the most part, that is enough for me. But I really wanted to watch the season premiere of Heroes on Monday. The problem was that it was on a channel that doesn’t really come in. So I [Keep Reading]

Things I said I’d never do

September 24, 2008

I’ve made a lot of promises in my life. I’d like to think that I kept most of them but the truth is I haven’t. I don’t think I’m too much different than most people. I have good intentions and reasons, but then again, I [Keep Reading]

A Teacher’s Lunch

September 23, 2008

“Seeing a teacher’s actual lunch is, like, so depressing.” Angela on My So-Called Life This quote has been running over and over in my head whenever I have to eat lunch with my students. It comes from a TV show where a teenage girl is [Keep Reading]

The Entire School Ran

September 22, 2008

On Friday, here, I wrote about my favourite running star, Allyson Felix. Today, I need to write about a running hero. Terry Fox lost a leg to cancer and ran across the country to raise awareness and money for the cause. Since then Terry Fox runs [Keep Reading]

I Hate Itunes

September 18, 2008

Itunes is pretty easy to use and can sure be addictive. I’ve bought two albums off of it so far. I also bought three single songs. And I’ve subscribed to 16 podcasts and downloaded over 40 different shows. I imported a few of my [Keep Reading]

Allyson Felix

September 18, 2008

How can you not love this girl? I just found her website and it is really worth checking out. This is an inspirtional video, and only one of several that are there. Check it out. I am such a big fan of her’s. She did a great job in Beijing [Keep Reading]

Conjuction Junction What’s Your Function?

September 17, 2008

I teach students all the time that conjunctions are to be used in the middle of sentences only. “You can not start at sentence with a conjunction. A conjunction is used to join words or phrases together. If a conjunction is at the start of a [Keep Reading]
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