October 2012

Getting Older and Feeling It

October 17, 2012

Yesterday I was teaching a Grade 2 gym class. Everything was fine, until the moment it wasn’t.  I don’t know exactly what I did but it hurt. It felt like somebody kicked me hard in my lower back. Of course, nobody did. I managed to [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip – Smartboards

October 16, 2012

Welcome to Teaching Tip Tuesday! Every week I share with you a tip that I hope you will find useful in your teaching. You can visit the Teaching Tips Archive to see all of the tips in the order I have posted them over the years. Please check that [Keep Reading]

Magic Street, Transformers UK, and more!

October 15, 2012

I love reading! Here are the latest titles I’ve zoomed through this month. Magic Street by Orson Scott Card Cecil Tucker discovers an abandoned baby and convinces his mom to adopt him. He names the baby Mack Street and he becomes a big brother [Keep Reading]

Chasing Content – October 2008

October 13, 2012

See that glow? It’s coming from the archives. Take a closer look. You can read all of the posts from October 2008 or just these sparkling ones. Welcome to the SC – I wrote this post as an introduction to what Silent Cacophony is all [Keep Reading]

A Run Through Southcrest Ravine

October 11, 2012

Let’s explore Southecrest Ravine in London, Ontario for the latest edition of My Visual Running Tours. I really didn’t know what to expect when I started off on my run today. It certainly didn’t look like much on the trail map of [Keep Reading]

Latest Graphic Novel Reads

October 10, 2012

I’m really enjoying cataloging everything I’ve read over the course of the year. I don’t know why I never did this before. Here are the latest graphic novels I’ve had the pleasure of reading in 2012. Green Lantern: Emerald [Keep Reading]

How To Use a Paper Towel

October 9, 2012

Over the course of our lives we use a ridiculously large amount of paper towels. I became aware of this a few years ago and took steps to reduce the amount of waste I create. One of my biggest pet peeves is seeing how much paper towel the average [Keep Reading]

200,000 Pageviews!

October 5, 2012

Last year about this time, my blog reached 100,000 pageviews. I was proud of this milestone even though it took me four years to reach it. Now, less than one year later, I’ve doubled that number. Silent Cacophony has just reached 200,000 [Keep Reading]
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