October 2019

Reflecting on What I’m Thankful For

October 13, 2019

Thanksgiving is a great time of year. I love getting together with family, having a delicious meal, and enjoying some quality time. It’s also the perfect opportunity to pause and reflect on the things you are thankful for. I am thankful for so [Keep Reading]

Teachers and Students Rap on WIBRapRadio

October 12, 2019

October 5th was World Teacher Day and we wanted to mark the day with something special for the hip-hop heads. That is why a group of fellow educators got together and recorded a song called “Each One Teach One.” Every aspect of the track [Keep Reading]

Eveyone in L.A. is an . . .

October 10, 2019

Everyone in L.A. is an Asshole: Book 01 by Sarah Fuller Everyone in L.A. is an Asshole . . . except Ellen Degeneres. So writes Sarah Fuller in her humorous work of fiction that revolves around a character also named Sarah. She tells a quick story in [Keep Reading]

Helping Kids Swing to New Heights

October 8, 2019

Scaffolding is a tool that great educators use instinctively. I don’t like the metaphor behind the term, however. We need a better visual image and story to help illustrate exactly what it means. Angela C. Santomero provides one for us in her [Keep Reading]

Breaking with Midus (WIBRapRadio)

October 6, 2019

For this edition of Word is Bond Rap Radio, we talk with Midus and clear up some of the misconceptions around breakdancing. It is a crucial element of hip-hop that is often misunderstood. He’s a scholar and expert on the topic and definitely [Keep Reading]

Chris Hadfield’s Guide to Life on Earth

October 3, 2019

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth: What Going to Space Taught Me About Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything by Chris Hadfield Chris Hadfield is a Canadian icon. He is the face of the space program for quite a lot of [Keep Reading]

The Best of Last October

October 2, 2019

Every month, we take a moment to look back at what was happening last year at this time in a little feature we call “Chasing Content.” Read all of the posts from Last October or just these highlights. Surprise, Forever is a Long Time! [Keep Reading]