STAO 2014 is Almost Here. Have You Registered?

conference 2014>>> by Don Galbraith

 “I Can’t Afford to Attend the Conference”

Yes, we have all heard that expression before. My response has always been, I can’t afford NOT to attend. STAO is far more than just a professional organization. It is a coming together of individuals who are striving to do an even better job back in their home schools. I have always maintained that teaching is the best profession in the world but it can also be the worst. It all depends on the individual. Continue reading

How Many Earths are There?

Courtesy of Nasa

Courtesy of NASA

As of Oct 10, 2014, there are 1832 known exoplanets in the universe, according to the BBC.   As the technology to peer deeper into space improves, this number is expected to grow rapidly.  But how many of these planets are comparable in size to Earth and suitable for life as we know it?

Check out this mind-boggling app provided by New Scientist magazine to find out.  Launch app.