March 2009

Teaching Tip Tuesday – Tribes

March 31, 2009

Students need to learn how to work cooperatively, how to treat each other with respect, and how to listen attentively. These are life skills that are absolutely essential to have. Yet these skills are not addressed in the Ministry of Education’s [Keep Reading]

Lend Your Support

March 30, 2009

I was planning on writing a post this week about the possible demise of Canadian television. Several stations have already cut back on programming. Morning shows have been disappeared and some Canadian community channels have already shut their [Keep Reading]

Year Three of My Five-Year Mission

March 27, 2009

My five-year mission was simply to write as much as possible with the goal of being published within five years. I started this blog two years ago today with that goal in mind. It seemed achievable and I have been working towards that end since [Keep Reading]

The Internet Should Be Free

March 26, 2009

I have noticed that some places of business offer free wireless Internet. I think this is a great idea. The Internet should be free. Can’t we take this a step further? I know that some municipalities offer free wireless Internet in the downtown [Keep Reading]

I Joined the Dark Side

March 25, 2009

I haven’t owned a fully functioning computer in years. When I started this blog I did all my writing on an old and outdated laptop. It wasn’t powerfully enough to do much of anything on it besides word processing but that was fine with me. I [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip Tuesday – Character Education

March 24, 2009

A huge part of teaching lies outside of the curriculum. Teachers cannot simply teach the basics; math, science, social studies, English, etc. We need to teach the students how to work together cooperatively, how to follow routines and procedures, [Keep Reading]

Hamilton – The New Hot Spot

March 23, 2009

The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos is a great program. I like to watch this show whenever I can, but some nights I just can’t stay up that late to watch it. Fortunately they have a really good website where they archive entire shows and [Keep Reading]

Larissa Rocks!

March 20, 2009

This is what I wrote last year on March 28th, “I don’t remember the last time I was so excited for someone to win a game show. But I must admit that for the past six episodes I have been sitting on the edge of my seat and cheering. And all of [Keep Reading]

Running Season Starts

March 19, 2009

I love this time of year. The snow has melted and winter has retreated. The air is crisp and cool, yet quite inviting. In fact, so far the weather has been amazing for March Break. The temperatures have been well above seasonal. It’s been really [Keep Reading]

If You Don’t Look, You Find

March 18, 2009

This is what I wrote here a few weeks ago on February 4th. “I’m ready to move on. It’s been a long time since my heart was broken. But I don’t want to go looking for my true soul mate. I figure that if it is meant to be, we will find each [Keep Reading]
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