January 2012

Arctic Air Soars

January 30, 2012

I like uniquely Canadian television and that is precisely the reason that I have been enjoying Arctic Air. Arctic Air is an ensemble drama that can be seen Tuesdays at 9:00 on CBC. The show is set in Northern Canada and revolves around a small [Keep Reading]

Know Your History – The Complete Second Season

January 28, 2012

Here it is, The Complete Second Season of Know Your History, your monthly dose of hip-hop knowledge. You can download all 12 episodes from the 2011 season in one handy zipped file. This is 6 hours of hip-hop radio brought to you by DOPEfm and your [Keep Reading]

Batman: The Mixtape

January 26, 2012

Batman deserves a mixtape, doesn’t he? After all he does to protect the city from crime, the least we could do is honour him with a mixed CD. The tape starts out with the theme from the television series and then moves in to Snoop Dogg’s [Keep Reading]

Lighter or Darker Words

January 24, 2012

I found this excellent teaching tip today on the local message board. You need to be a member of my school board to access the site so I thought I would share this tip with you here. It was originally posted by Dr. Megan Cyrisse Parry-Jamieson. [Keep Reading]

Spotify: A Review

January 23, 2012

Image by Dekuwa via Flickr Many online music players have become available in the last few years, including popular sites such as Pandora and I Heart Radio. With the rise of social-networking sites, some players have been developed for the purpose [Keep Reading]

Lissa Monet at The Stylus Awards 2011

January 21, 2012

Lissa Monet: “How are you guys doing? Here for another interview?” Chase: “We’re doing awesome. Yeah, it was a great interview with you last year. Did you get a chance to hear our International Women’s Day show we did [Keep Reading]

Music and Movement (Teaching Tip)

January 17, 2012

This is brilliant! Bobby McFerrin takes an audience that was there to simply watch a panel discussion and he has them signing in unison with very little instruction. I can see how this sort of thing could be useful in the classroom or at a school [Keep Reading]

Stealing Time at Work?

January 16, 2012

As a society, we are overly obsessed with time. In fact, certain employers have started accusing their workers of “stealing” time. I think the idea of stealing time is ridiculous. As far as I am concerned there are only two ways to steal [Keep Reading]
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