February 2009

Sick Days

February 13, 2009

I tried to get ready for work yesterday but I felt absolutely horrible. I couldn’t eat anything. I just knew that I needed to take the day off. I called a supply teacher in for my class. I popped a DVD in and covered myself up on the couch. I [Keep Reading]

Beatbox Lessons

February 11, 2009

I love to beatbox. I can get a pretty good rhythm going where I have a kick drum sound, a snare, some hit hats, and a bass line sounding all in one complete drum pattern. I can make a few record scratching sounds to add to it as well. Beatboxing is [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip Tuesday – Take a Number

February 10, 2009

Welcome to the first edition of Teaching Tip Tuesday. Today I want to share with you a small tip that I am so glad to have come across in my first year of teaching. I have used it ever year since and will continue to do so. It may seem overly [Keep Reading]

The Book I Wanted to Write

February 9, 2009

I went into Chapters last week with my brother. We sat down in coffee shop and caught up. We haven’t had the chance to hang out, just us guys in a while. It was nice. He bought me a hot chocolate but when I got the thing I didn’t even know how [Keep Reading]

Reserve Judgment

February 5, 2009

I’m tired of battling perceptions. I don’t why people have to form an opinion on a quick glimpse. Can’t people actually look at something objectively without a hasty judgment? Of course, that being said, I know how hard it is not to [Keep Reading]

People Look Better on TV

February 4, 2009

I don’t know why I can be so taken by someone simply because they are on television. I can’t figure out why people seem to look better on TV. Perhaps it is easier to fall in love with someone on the screen. I just wish this would happen in real [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip Tuesday

February 3, 2009

Writers love alliteration, don’t they? I know that I do. That’s why I can’t think of a better reason than to start this new weekly series. I’ve actually been thinking about this for some time now. I know that my readership doesn’t consist [Keep Reading]

Belly Sunday

February 1, 2009

I’ve had a bit of writer’s block for about a week now. I managed to hammer out a few blog posts but that was about it. I like to pre-write my entries so that writer’s block never stops me from posting. I wanted to have another look at my YA [Keep Reading]
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