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Month: April 2013

I Accidentally Read This

The Accidental Genius of Weasel High by Rick DeTorie This book was sitting on top of the young adult section at the public library and it called to me. There was something about the style of it that attracted my attention. First off, it was written in Internet-like blocking, meaning that the paragraphs were not […]

We Need to Teach Online Safety and Etiquette

This is a great infographic that I plan on sharing with my students this week. I like how it encourages parents and teachers to join Facebook. I really think we need to be using the same sites and teaching responsible posting and netiquette. It’s pretty hard to do that if we don’t partake in social […]

Building a TARDIS

So I had this strange idea to build my own TARDIS. And this isn’t it. I’m not sure how mine is going to turn out. I really don’t know what I am doing when it comes to building projects. But I think I’m off to a good start. I built one side of the police […]

The History of Women in Hip-Hop

Women have been involved in rap music before hip-hop even had a name, before it was a recorded music phenomenon, and before we had superstars such as Queen Latifah crossover from musician to actor to author to model. She is one of hip-hop’s biggest success stories and she’s a woman. Welcome back to DOPEfm’s 3rd […]

Hip-Hop’s Better Half

Welcome to our third annual Women in Hip-Hop Spectacular on DOPEfm. We’re an overnight hip-hop radio show and every year at this time, we dedicate all seven hours of our programming to the Women in Hip-Hop. We do this to celebrate International Women’s Day and to shine a spotlight on the achievements of women in […]

How Music Can Inspire and Increase Ambition in the Classroom

The power of music can inspire anyone to do great things, or easily draw emotions to create despair. Music can alter the frame of mind in nearly any individual regardless of how they may feel at that particular time. It is the reason that Hollywood includes sound tracks into movies and television. It is a […]

Chasing Content – April 2012

It’s the first of the month. Time to flip through the archives and uncover all of the great gems that were posted here last year at this time. Read all of the posts from last April . . . or just these sparkly ones. Why Would Anyone Buy a Book?  If I had to buy […]

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