March 2019

My List of 2019 Reads

March 21, 2019

Reading is often a personal experience that is very rarely shared. Every now and then a book may really speak to you and you want to let people know about it. So you bring it up in conversation, you post about it on social media, and then you move [Keep Reading]

The MIX(ed)TAPE 2 in the #1 Spot

March 20, 2019

The MIX(ed)TAPE 2 has been charting for the past 17 weeks across Canada. Last week, we claimed the number one spot in the Top 30 chart for CJSF 90.1 fm in Burnaby, BC. This is the overall chart for the station and features all genres of music. What [Keep Reading]

Grateful for Teachers Sharing

March 19, 2019

I found this on Twitter and thought that it was a great idea. I like the idea of a check-in activity. I also like how it is anonymous. By having students add a sticky note to the board, they don’t have to be afraid to speak out. They can write [Keep Reading]

StaHHr in Her Own Words (WIHH 9)

March 15, 2019

We celebrated International Women’s Day with eight hours of great radio shining a spotlight on hip-hop’s better half. Today, we have StaHHr hosting the show and telling her story and some great female-fronted hip-hop mixed by Chase [Keep Reading]

Reading Library Books on a Phone

March 15, 2019

Ten years ago, I looked at getting an e-reader and actually shopped around for one. I wasn’t happy with the functionality of them at the time and so I never did get one. Around that time, I even tried to borrow e-books and e-audio from the [Keep Reading]

Star Trek / Green Lantern Crossover

March 14, 2019

Two of my favoruite fandoms come together in an epic crossover event; Star Trek and Green Lantern. When I saw this book, I had to get my hands on it right away. And it didn’t disappoint. Star Trek / Green Lantern: Volume 1 – The Spectrum [Keep Reading]

Using Quotations in the Classroom

March 12, 2019

Sometimes a quotation can spark a great discussion. Let’s see if we can ignite something today. You can pose these questions to your class, accompanied by the original quotation of course or simply ponder them yourself. “The greatest [Keep Reading]

WIHH 9 – DJ Rachel and Boog Brown

March 11, 2019

We celebrated International Women’s Day last week with an extended edition of Word is Bond Rap Radio. 8 hours of content shining a spotlight on hip-hop’s better half. This is the second of four specials of the radio broadcast. It [Keep Reading]

We Should All Be Feminists

March 8, 2019

We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie My first exposure to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was through her TED Talk “The Danger of a Single Story.” She made some great points about how we should strive to learn more about other [Keep Reading]
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