July 2014

  • 5 Words

    I found this on Tumblr and was really inspired. I would love to build a lesson around it. Have the students write their own 5 Word Sentences Have each student share one of the sentences. Challenge students to create a 5 Sentence Paragraph using only 5 Word Sentences. Have a sharing session. Discuss the pros […]

  • Bechtel Park Trail

    Let’s go trail running and explore the beautiful Bechtel Park in Waterloo, Ontario! The trails begins on the other sides of the soccer fields. The trail runs through a forested area. There a a few short hills along the route too. I can’t resist a bridge over a creek. I probably should have today though. […]

  • Chasing Content – July 2013

    It’s time to grab the excavator and dig through the archives. We do this at the start of every month to look back at what was happening last year at this time. Read all of the posts from last July,  or just these favourites . . . A Run to the Lighthouse I never ran […]

  • Canada Day Hip-Hop Style

    Let’s Celebrate Canada Day with a nice hip-hop mix of homegrown talent. The first half of the program is a mix of old and new Canadian hip-hop jams. Then, we finish off the show by dedicating the last half hour to the ladies of the north. We have some amazing talent in this country and […]