Rising Seas: Will the Outer Banks Survive

Development and climate change are causing the islands to slowly vanish, scientists say. Rising sea levels and beach erosion are threatening houses in the Outer Banks; this one is being moved farther from shore. Photograph by David Alan Harvey, National…

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Happy 15th Birthday, Chandra

X-ray data (in red) reveal 160 young stars in the cluster on the right in the Rosette star-forming region. ( (NASA/CXC/SAO/et al 2 of 18 This image of supernova remnant Cassiopeia A shows low-energy X-rays (red), medium-energy ones (green), and the highest-energy…

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Reflecting on Your Greatness: 7 Questions for Self Reflection

It is important that we make time for a little self reflection once and a while. Sometimes we get so hung up looking for praise outside of ourselves, when really, all that matters is that praise comes from within. So let’s give ourselves a…

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20 Motivational Quotes for Kids about Life and Learning!

Quotes for kids! Yes! Short! Simple! Inspirational! Cute! Attention grabbing! Thought Provoking! Kids need to b e equipped with positive self talk just as much as anybody else. As an educator, I would say they need it even more. With children incorporating…

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What True Beauty Is About (A Tribute To Maya Angelou)

I have always come across Maya Angelou’s quotes in other books and blogs, or seeing people sharing her quotes on Facebook. They are all very inspiring, but somehow it didn’t get me to the point to read up more about her and her works. As I read the news…

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