November 2011

  • Chasing Content – The Best of Last December

    Image via WikipediaBlog posts roll in and cover the landscape like a fog on this chilly November morning. Underneath the misty clouds are some great articles, podcasts, mixtapes, and photos. Let’s tread carefully and explore the posts hidden by the fog in this monthly feature we call Chasing Content.  You can read all of the […]

  • 5 Minute Daily Language Activities

    Here is a great resource that you can use every day in your Language Arts program. It’s called Daily Language Review and there are editions available for each grade level (1-8) I like how the activities explore several different areas of the Language Arts curriculum. The students get a chance to edit and correct two […]

  • Doctor Who: The Mixtape (Free Download)

    I have been making mixtapes for a long time. I always made them on actual cassette tapes though. When it came time for me to transition to the digital era, I still made my tapes in two parts. I did so because I really didn’t know another way to make them. However, I just discovered a way […]

  • Rap City Host T-RexXx (Red Carpet Interview)

    Chase: “Continuing with our coverage of the 2011 Stylus DJ Awards, we have the host of Rap City, T-RexXx.” T-RexXx: “How ya doing?” Chase: “Awesome. It’s so great to see Rap City back on the air.” T-RexXx: “Thank you. I’m definitely excited. As much as you are.” Chase: “Yeah, for sure. They’ve been playing something […]

  • Happy American Thanksgiving

    Here’s a special Thanksgiving mixset I put together for the radio show. I hope you will enjoy it today for the American observation of Thanksgiving. You can download it for free to take with you on your drive to or from your Thanksgiving destination today. I wish you all the best for this holiday long weekend. […]

  • Extra-Curricular Activities Benefit Both Student and Teacher

    Welcome to another edition of Teaching Tip Tuesday! Today, we welcome Amber Barnes to the community of teachers who read, contribute, and enjoy this weekly series. There are over one hundred useful tips, tricks, and lesson plans in the archive. If you have something you’d like to contribute, please contact me. Teachers helping teachers is […]

  • Peanuts Should Be Illegal

    I love peanut butter. I always have. As a kid, I refused to eat anything else for lunch. It had to be a peanut butter sandwich. My mom always threw an apple in my lunch box, a granola bar, a few cookies, and a thermos of juice. That was all I needed. Now that I am an adult, […]

  • Ghettosocks on Mixtapes, Liner Notes, and Vinyl

    Ghettosocks: “All right, we’re back.” Back with our exclusive interview of Ghettosocks for DOPEfm. Download it for free, stream it with the player below, or keep reading.  Chase: “Yeah, that was awesome. We just heard ‘Ricochet’ and there’s an awesome line in that song that says, ‘I make it fit like I’m playing Tetris / […]

  • Ghettosocks on Video Games, Music Videos, and Hip-Hop

    Chase: ‘We’re back with Ghettosocks. Just chilling on the patio here at Hess Village before he takes to the stage. If you missed Part 1 of this interview, you can go back and read it now, you can download the entire show for free, or stream it with the player below. Besides Ghettosocks, we also […]

  • Ghettosocks Interview

    Chase: “All right everybody, this is Chase March here with Gamma Krush. We’re in Hess Village for an exclusive interview with Canadian hip-hop legend, Ghettosocks. We also have Muneshine, and DJ Irate with us. You can download this show for free, stream it with the player below, or keep reading this transcript. So, Ghettosocks, have you performed […]