May 2019

Your Kid Can Be a Money Genius

May 30, 2019

Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even If You’re Not) by Beth Kobliner I am absolutely terrible with money. I don’t know how to budget properly or save. I often ask myself where all my money went. I know that I can do better with my finances [Keep Reading]

Get Your Students To Unbelieve

May 28, 2019

Psychologist Kevin Dutton has coined a term for something I am sure you have seen at some point in your career as educator. Have you ever had a student, or group of students, actively resist your attempts to teach them? Do they seem to completely [Keep Reading]

WIB Rap Radio #367 – Gotta Be Real

May 26, 2019

This week on Word is Bond Rap Radio, we started out with half an hour of old school jams and then played brand new joints and a few throwbacks. DJ Chase March always brings that heat. Ya know, we gotta be real! Just Ice – Going Way Back BDP [Keep Reading]

See the Trilliums While You Can

May 23, 2019

I love trail running this time of year and getting to see trilliums starting to bloom. Warbler Woods in London, Ontario is one of the best places to see Ontario’s Provincial Flower every spring. The flowers line the trailside and it is [Keep Reading]

Latest Graphic Novel Reads

May 22, 2019

Here are the latest graphic novels I have been able to read thanks to the public library. The Fiction I love the concept of this story, four childhood friends discover a book of strange books that lets them travel inside them to the stories. [Keep Reading]

Annoying Your Students is Ideal

May 21, 2019

“I annoy my students on a number of levels. I don’t praise them enough: I’m always being critical, finding fault in their work. I make them commit to a writing project—choose the subject of their essays—almost immediately. I don’t [Keep Reading]

#WIBRapRadio – Episode 366: Be Different

May 19, 2019

I love doing live radio and going in to the station every Tuesday night to bring you a great hip-hop show in the tradition of campus and college radio. Unfortunately, I had to take a sick day last week. It sucked not bringing you a new show. But I [Keep Reading]

Could This Really Happen?

May 17, 2019

Dry by Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman This was an intense page-turner that captivated me from start to finish. It was horrifyingly real, but filled with heart and soul. I love how the authors told the story from multiple points of view. It [Keep Reading]

You Need a Total Money Makeover

May 15, 2019

The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness by Dave Ramsey I have never been smart with my money. I have managed to scrape by just fine but I often wonder where it all goes. I am not in control of my money and it isn’t [Keep Reading]

The Value of Boredom

May 14, 2019

I was supply teaching in a classroom a few weeks back that had a brilliant display on the wall about the English language. It was chopped full of useful information for students. I found myself wondering how often this display gets used. I know that [Keep Reading]
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