Monthly Archives: September 2008

Don't burn the books

a student told me his book had bad words in it. I asked if they were written in the book or printed by someone else. He wasn’t able to answer the question so I asked him to bring me the … Continue reading

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CBC: The Nerve

CBC has started airing a new six part series on CBC Radio 1 and CBC Radio 2 about music and the human experience. “The Nerve”:http://www.cbc.ca/radio2/features/theNerve/ explores the relationship between music and the brain, war, spirituality and more in each of … Continue reading

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We Share Everything

I was reading a story to a grade 1/2 classes yesterday and read the Robert Munsch book, “We Share Everything”. I had the students reciting it along with me when the repetitive part comes in the book. So after the … Continue reading

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MediaPortal: MP-TVSeries

I tried a few different software packages including Windows Media Center and MythTV before I settled on MediaPortal. There were a few reasons why I chose MediaPortal over the others including a balance between ease of use and installation and … Continue reading

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MediaPortal: My Smart Playlists

Since I started using “MediaPortal”:http://www.team-mediaportal.com/ nearly two years ago, I wished there was a way to play a playlist of random music. The problem was the library was too large to load the whole library and shuffle. Thankfully someone was … Continue reading

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