October 2009

Teaching Tip Tuesdays – Table of Contents

October 13, 2009

Welcome to Teaching Tips. This is an archive page that features all of the teaching tips that have been posted. Please visit this page often as it will be continually updated with each new tip. Below you find the tips in the order they have appeared [Keep Reading]

What I’m Thankful For…

October 9, 2009

The Thanksgiving Long Weekend starts today. And I’m glad it does. I needed this holiday to come around right about now to remind me of all my blessings. I hit a rough patch recently, and it’s been a difficult past few months, but I do [Keep Reading]

My Prized Autograph from Claire Danes

October 7, 2009

I wrote Claire Danes a fan letter after watching the second episode of her amazing show “My So-Called Life.” Something about her left me awestruck. I had to write that letter. I became an immediate fan and looked forward to Thursday [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip Tuesday – Musical Corners

October 6, 2009

Today I would like to share with you a game that can be played in your classroom at any time when your students need a quick 5 to 10 minute activity break. Musical Corners Number the corners of your classroom with the numbers 1 through 4. Since I [Keep Reading]

Afternoon’s Will Never Be The Same

October 4, 2009

When I first started teaching, I had a long commute into the city. For a while, I enjoyed the drive and the time alone in the car. I blasted my music and sang along to it. It was nice. But after a while, my music wasn’t enough to keep me [Keep Reading]

My Trail Run Through the Swamp

October 2, 2009

It’s time for another visual tour of my trail run. This time, I hit the Lafarge 2000 Trail that runs alongside Beverly Swamp between the 8th concession and Highway 97 in Flamborough, Ontario, Canada. I started on the road a few kilometres away [Keep Reading]
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