June 2012

  • The Pines – Mountain Bike Trail (Photographic Tour)

    I found myself in Woodstock last week, and being the avid runner that I am, I had to hit up one of the local trails. I’d already explored a few trails in this town, so I did a Google search to see if there was a new one I could try. The Pines is a […]

  • Shinball – An Alternative to Dodgeball (Teaching Tip)

    Shinball is a variation of dodgeball and it’s one of my favourite games to play in gym. In this game there are no teams. It is everyone versus everyone. All you need is a soft dodgeball (or two or three depending on the needs of your group.) I always start with one ball until the […]

  • Hip-Hop Pioneers – The Cold Crush Brothers (Know Your History Podcast)

    Welcome to Know Your History, your monthly dose of hip-hop knowledge. Let’s start off today’s show with a lyric from Jay-Z and then dive back in to past to look at one of the first hip-hop crews ever. “Industry is shady, it needs to be taken over / Label owners hate me, I’m raising the […]

  • Tallest Silver (My Favourite Cosplay Artist)

    I have seen these pictures of Power Girl several times over the last year and, I must say, she really embodies the character (pardon the pun) I recently discovered her blog and other great cosplay pictures. I just had to share them with you. She simply is amazing. Her name is Tallest Silver and you […]

  • Write About Now (Free Download)

    This is the first album I ever released commercially. That actually was my skateboard at the time as well. I just put the logo sticker on it and my uncle took this shot for the CD cover. I redid the back cover this week and changed the copyright information. I don’t mind if people download […]

  • A Treasure Trove of Teaching Ideas

    I recently discovered Pinterest and at first glance, I really wasn’t that impressed. It seemed like yet another social networking site that I could live without. In fact, it seemed so similar to Tumblr that I wrote it off for several months. But I have finally come around to sing its praises. Pinterest is basically […]

  • 5 Ways To Deliver Quality Content with Every Blog Post

    Reading the newspaper: Brookgreen Gardens in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, United States. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) For many of us, reading blogs has become as common as reading a newspaper. We expect to see certain articles or topics covered in our readers, RSS feeds, or email in-boxes every morning. It’s a comfort to have this reading material […]

  • Latest Reads of 2012

    I love to read. I always have, but this year I have decided to actually keep track of everything I read over the course of the year. So far I have read 28 titles. That includes graphic novels, memoirs, novels, and some teaching material. It’s time to add to the list and bring the total […]

  • The Best of June 2011 (Chasing Content)

    It’s time to scour the archive and look at what we were doing here last year at this time. Read all of the posts from last June . . . or just these Exclusive Alison Myrden Interview – Alison Myrden is just a pleasure to talk to. She is involved in LEAP (Law Enforcement against Prohibition) […]