January 2015

January 2015 Recap

January 31, 2015

I normally do a best of list at the start of every month. I think it is a great way to highlight content from this blog that we may have forgotten about or want to revisit it. I call the feature Chasing Content and feature the best posts from the [Keep Reading]

2015 Reading Challenge

January 29, 2015

Here is an intriguing reading challenge that I have seen floating around on social media. I have challenged myself for the past three years to keep a detailed reading log and blog about every single title I read. Here are my totals so far 2012 [Keep Reading]

No one Can Live Without Art

January 24, 2015

I have never had much in the way of money. I have more or less scraped by my entire life. However, I have never gone without. And for that I am thankful. I know what I need most of all in life though. That is story. I need great novels, film, and [Keep Reading]

The Animal Man Series Concludes

January 22, 2015

My brother bought me the first trade paperback of Animal Man last year for Christmas and I was immediately drawn into the fictional world. I read Volume 2 of the book as well but only just got around to reading the complete series. Animal Man [Keep Reading]

First Nations Research Info for Kids

January 20, 2015

I have had a really hard time finding appropriate resources to use to for my Grade 3 Social Studies Unit. The problem is that most of the teaching resources are written for middle or high school students. Very few texts are suitable [Keep Reading]

Long Live the Audio Book

January 17, 2015

Technology changes so fast that it is sometimes hard to keep up. I remember when books first appeared on cassette. They were simply called Books on Tape at that time. A few years ago, I noticed audio books available for free at the public library. [Keep Reading]

20th Anniversary of Star Trek: Voyager

January 16, 2015

20 years ago today, Star Trek: Voyager soared onto our television screens. I have always been an avid Trekkie. My dad and I used to watch reruns on the original series back in the 1980s. We then watched Star Trek: The Next Generation together. It [Keep Reading]

Wake – A Great Read!

January 15, 2015

Wake by Robert J. Sawyer Caitlin Decter is a bright 15 year old girl. She navigates the web with ease despite being born blind. She has a braille interface for her computer but manages to remember the order of links she clicks on to quickly traverse [Keep Reading]

Quitting Teaching Super Sale

January 13, 2015

I have been collecting teaching resources for the past 15 years. I have bins and bins of resources that I have grouped together by grade level. And they are ALL FOR SALE! It’s my “Going Out of Business Teaching Sale”  These bins [Keep Reading]
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