February 2012

Homeland – Great Television

February 29, 2012

Image via Wikipedia I was very excited to see Claire Danes return to series television. Her first show, My So-Called Life was one of the best shows that television has ever produced. In her new show, Homeland, she plays a CIA agent determined [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip – Play and Learn With Lego

February 28, 2012

Lego has so many educational benefits. It really is an amazing resource to have on hand. I’ve talked before about How to Use Lego in a Science Program but I thought today I’d expand on the other ways I use Lego in the classroom. Lego [Keep Reading]

Tracking a Mixset

February 27, 2012

You don’t need to have any special DJ gear to make a great mixtape these days. All you need is a computer and a free program that you can download. In the last tuturial post, I showed you how to use Audacity to create a mixtape and how to [Keep Reading]

A Graphic Novel a Week

February 25, 2012

I decided that this year I am going to keep track of everything that I read and create a sort of digital book shelf. Here are some of the graphic novels I have read in the past two months. I only bought one of these books as well. All of the others [Keep Reading]

Original Names in the Age of Google

February 23, 2012

In this day and age, musicians have to use the Internet effectively. There is no excuse for not researching your band name before you even consider trying to start a music career. If you are starting a band, a rap group, or even launching a solo [Keep Reading]

The Help – Excellent Movie

February 20, 2012

The Help is an incredible film. It’s based upon the novel by Kathryn Stockett. I’ve heard good things about the book but I have so much on my plate right now that I knew I probably wouldn’t get around to reading it. That’s [Keep Reading]

Transformers Autographs

February 18, 2012

I love going to comic book conventions and meeting some of the creative people who create the comics I enjoy. Here are a few of the Transformers autographs I have in my collection. I got this book autographed a few years back. It is the trade [Keep Reading]

Become a DJ With Just Your Computer

February 16, 2012

Becoming a DJ is a lot easier in this day and age. When I was younger, to become a DJ, you had to buy some pretty expensive gear. Nowadays, DJ sets can be relatively inexpensive, but before you run out and buy one, why not try mixing for free with [Keep Reading]

We Love Books Day (Not Valentine’s Day)

February 14, 2012

Happy Valentine’s Day… (Photo credit: Јerry) I’ve never liked celebrating Valentine’s Day in the classroom. I’m always happy to see when the day falls on a weekend so I can let it slip by relatively unnoticed. But even [Keep Reading]
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