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Hip Hop at the Emmys

September 17, 2007

The Emmy Awards were on television last night and they tried a few new things in the telecast. They had the cast of each show sitting together encircling a round stage. It was an interesting concept that didn’t really seem to work. The show looked [Keep Reading]

Cheer Each Other

September 14, 2007

ECD continues to influence me in surprising ways. He started up a second blog, a sister blog as he calls it. He wrote about the idea of it two weeks ago. He wanted to have a community blog where women could all contribute. He seemed to get a lot of [Keep Reading]

Commonplace Book # 1

September 13, 2007

I started a commonplace book a few years ago. In it, I collect quotations from things I have read or heard. I now have 245 entries in it, little tidbits of wisdom and information. I have actually put DVDs on pause so that I could write down some of [Keep Reading]

What a Night for Music!

September 12, 2007

Yesterday was the day for music television. I rushed home from work to see the hip hop battle on 106 and Park. 50 Cent and Kayne West both came off as real down to life guys. It felt like a copout though when they announced the number 1 video at the [Keep Reading]

Clash of the Titans

September 11, 2007

Two of the biggest names in hip hop right now are coming out with albums today. It’s been billed as the Clash of the Titans. Two giants in the industry competing over sales. Kayne West vs. 50 Cent. I can’t remember something like this happening [Keep Reading]

Test the Nation

September 10, 2007

Last night, I was one of many Canadians to take part in the largest interactive language test ever in the country. It was shown on the CBC and viewers could take the test with pencil and paper, a scorecard out of the newspaper, or live online. I [Keep Reading]

Recommended Reads # 2

September 7, 2007

Recommended Reads is a series of this blog where I share with you some of my favourite books. You can keep track of all the recommended reads by clicking on the label on the sidebar. I know that there are thousands of good books and that there is no [Keep Reading]

Free Preview

September 6, 2007

I was flicking through the television stations aimlessly the other day. Nothing was on. I searched in vain to find something worth watching. It’s been a tiring week and I needed to just kick back and relax, but nothing was on. As I channel surfed, [Keep Reading]

How to Listen

September 5, 2007

Believe it or not, students need to be taught how to listen. Here is a poster I made up, (well actually I borrowed the idea from somewhere) to help focus on what we should do to listen well. Once again, being succinct is key. We listen with out eyes [Keep Reading]

Digital Woes

September 4, 2007

I took pictures of my first day of school that I wanted to post up here. After school was over and the students had left, I tried hooking my camera up to the computer to download the photos. I got an error message that said there was no data to [Keep Reading]
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