June 2011

  • Exclusive Alison Myrden Interview

    Chase: “Alright everybody, Chase March here with Alison Myrden at the Toronto Freedom Festival. You can you can stream this interview with the player below, or you can just continue reading. Chase: So, how’s it going Alison?” Alison: “Hey everybody, how’s it going? Hey Chase!” Chase: “It’s good to see you.” Alison: “It’s good to […]

  • Chasing Content – Archive

    Chasing Content is a monthly feature here on Silent Cacophony. This is how it works, at the start of each month I look back at the blog entries I posted the previous year in that month and highlight some of my favourites. This gives us a chance to dig through the old posts and unearth some […]

  • More with Kellee Maize

    Chase: “We are back with Kellee Maize. If you missed part one of this interview, go back and read it now. You can also download this whole show for free or stream it with the player below. We just played the track ‘Third Eye.’ That was my first taste of Kellee Maize who, I believe, […]

  • Kellee Maize Interview

    Chase: “All right everybody, this is Chase March and we are lucky enough to have Kellee Maize on the phone. You can download this interview for free, stream it with the player below, or continue reading. So, how’s it going Kellee?” Kellee: “It’s going great. Thank you.” Chase: “I’m really excited about having you on […]

  • Inspiring Students to Work

    “Work to Learn – The person who does the work is the ONLY one who learns.” I can’t take any credit for creating this motto. That goes to Harry K. Wong. When I discovered this quote his the amazing book, The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher, I set to work right away […]

  • Marguerite Omston Trail Visual Tour

    It’s time for another Visual Running Tour. This time, we are heading to Kitchener, Ontario. This is one of 19 access points to The Walter Bean Trail. It is located on Homer Watson Boulevard and is only a few minutes from Highway 401. Running through Waterloo, Kitchener, Cambridge, Woolwich and North Dumfries, the trail provides […]

  • Chasing Content – June 2008

    So far, the first half of June has been great. It’s been a bit hectic at school as we race to the finish line to complete the final assignments and all the other tasks teachers have to do at this time of year. So why not pause today to take a moment to look back […]

  • My Autograph from Hip-Hop Legend Maestro

    I have admired Maestro Fresh Wes since I first heard his iconic hit “Let Your Backbone Slide” way back in 1989. I have every album he ever dropped since then. When Built to Last came out nearly ten years later, I caught him in concert. It was a pleasure to see Canadian Hip-Hop Royalty. Maestro put […]

  • Classroom Deal or No Deal

    Image via Wikipedia The end of the year is always a busy time for teachers. I haven’t had the time to write a new Teaching Tip for you this week, so I decided to dig through the archives and repost this one from nearly four years ago. It’s a great game you can play with […]

  • Witness the Wrap-Up

    Chase: “All right. We are back with Witness. If you missed the previous parts of this interview transcript, you can go back and read it now. You can also stream the entire show with the player below, download it for free, or just keep reading. Thanks for tuning in. Chase: “So we just played ‘Sunburn’ […]