December 2010

Top 10 Albums of ’10

December 22, 2010

Here are my picks for the best albums of 2010. 10) Eternia & Moss – At Last I really wish this album had made it further up the list. Eternia is a fierce emcee who consistently drops some amazing underground hip-hop. Moss is a rising star [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip – Take a Break

December 20, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Teaching can become an all-encompassing profession. It is so hard to fit everything we need to do into the small amount of time we have at school. Most teachers I know either come in early, stay late, or take work home with them. [Keep Reading]

Know Your History: Episode 6 – Rap Gets Popular

December 15, 2010

Welcome to the sixth installment of Know Your History. This is the show where we explore the rich culture that is hip-hop. You can download this show for free, stream it with the player at the bottom of the post, or read it here on the blog. [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip Tuesday – Art Attack

December 14, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Have you seen the television show Art Attack? If not, you really should look for it. The show is a treasure trove for the elementary classroom. Host Neil Buchanan shares a passion for art and creativity that is simply inspiring. [Keep Reading]

5 Lovely Ladies of Silent Cacophony

December 12, 2010

My first celebrity crush was Claire Danes. I was completely captivated by her when I saw the very first episode of My So-Called Life. I also developed a bit of a crush on the fictional Erica Strange played by Erin Karpluck on the excellent [Keep Reading]

December 10th Mixtape

December 10, 2010

Here is my latest mixtape. You can download Side A here and Side B here. Both files will fit on one standard CD, or you can load them onto your MP3 player. Either way, give this tape a listen and let me know what you think. I let this tape grow [Keep Reading]

Snowmageddon 2010

December 8, 2010

I’ve lived in Canada my entire life. I’m used to heavy winters and I’m used to the craziness that often accompanies the first major dumping of snow each year. However, I have never seen anything like Snowmageddon 2010. It started [Keep Reading]

5 Tips to Motivate Reluctant Students (Guest Post)

December 7, 2010

Every class is a mixed bag – some kids are naturally talented while others get to the top through hard work and effort; some are innately enthusiastic while the rest need a little nudge to get them going; and some are lazy even though they have [Keep Reading]
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