October 2011

Teaching Tip – Halloween Vowel Sounds

October 18, 2011

Here’s a cool game that you might want to use for Halloween this month. It was based on a concept that was floating around the Internet a few years back. I’m sure that no educational board game is completely unique these days. [Keep Reading]

Tulip Tree Trail at Rondeau Provincial Park

October 17, 2011

Let’s head back to Rondeau Provincial Park for another Visual Running Tour. Today we will be exploring the Tulip Tree Trail. This trail starts right beside the Visitor Centre. Before you decide to hike it or go for a run, make sure you go [Keep Reading]

Dirty Dale & JoJo Flores – Dope DJs!

October 15, 2011

Chase: “We’re here on the red carpet at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre for the 2011 Stylus Awards. We’re talking to Dirty Dale and JoJo Flores. Congratulations on your nominations this year.” Dirty Dale: “Thanks. [Keep Reading]

Where’s My Flying Skateboard?

October 12, 2011

Last night I dreamt that I was in the process of creating a flying skateboard. I had to ollie to get the board into the air. Unless I performed a perfect ollie, the board would not hover. It would just fall back to the ground. I tried it again and [Keep Reading]

5 Steps to Getting Supply Teaching Jobs

October 11, 2011

Here are 5 sure-fire ways to get your phone ringing for those elusive supply teaching gigs. 1) Business Cards Having a business card is essential. Always carry a few in your pocket because you never know when you will bump into a teacher or a [Keep Reading]

A Thanksgiving Hip-Hop Mix

October 9, 2011

Here’s a mix I threw together for this week’s radio show. Just in case you weren’t listening last night, here it is for you now as a free download. You can also stream it with the player below. I hope you have an awesome [Keep Reading]

South Point Trail at Rondeau Provincial Park

October 7, 2011

Rondeau Provincial Park . . . Time to hit the ground running. Literally. It’s time for another Visual Running Tour! South Point Trail was definitely my favourite running spot at the park. It starts out along an old road and works its way [Keep Reading]

Jester (Red Carpet Interview)

October 6, 2011

Two things you can usually find at the Stylus DJ Awards; Toronto DJ extraordinaire, Jester, and DOPEfm. We caught up with Jester again and he even remembered us from last year. Pretty cool. Here is a transcript of our interview from the red carpet. [Keep Reading]

No One Won My Vote, Now What?

October 5, 2011

I don’t know who to vote for in tomorrow’s provincial election. I don’t really care for any of the leaders or parties at this point in time. No one has won my vote.  So what do I do with it? This is a serious question.  I [Keep Reading]

Drawing Telephone: A Classroom Game

October 4, 2011

You can learn a lot from a comic book. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. Of course, I never really expected to find inspiration for this week’s Teaching Tip.  But I did just that with the graphic novel “Page by [Keep Reading]
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