Sharing is Caring

When life get's crazy busy, and you don't have a minute to spare - it can be easy to think that you just cannot get involved in charity. Volunteering, even for one-offs and online personas are time commitments. You have to find and carve out those minutes from a finite pool. And sometimes you just... Continue Reading →

Go STEM Go!

This one is for anyone. No fancy degrees needed! Just basic human decency and a willingness to speak up when the time is right. Be Supportive If you notice a young budding mind showing interest in something STEMy, speak up! No matter how young the child. In fact, the younger the better! Words have incredible... Continue Reading →

An Ocean of Online Opportunities

In continuation of my two earlier posts about getting involved in inspiring the next generation, without further ado, I give you Mentoring: Easy Mode! Go Online Use your social media for good - show the daily life of or behind the scenes of your STEM career. Show off your lab or field research. Guest star... Continue Reading →

Getting Involved

In continuation of yesterday's post about getting involved in inspiring the next generation, without further ado, I give you Mentoring: Intermediate Mode! Get Involved in Outreach Ok, so as much as you would really love to, you just don't have the time to be mentor. I get it - it is a huge commitment! That... Continue Reading →

National STEM Day

Happy (Belated) National Stem Day! Just recently we celebrated National STEM Day, where we celebrate the achievements of those in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). It is also the day where we renew our commitment to inspiring the next generation to follow in our footsteps. In my life, everyday is STEM Day! In... Continue Reading →

Scars

The past is recorded on our souls, Like scars in trees. Silent reminders of now gone screaming whirlwinds. You may not hear them anymore, but their presence is felt daily.   ~ Katie Dion

Back Yard Movers & Groovers

There is a myth in the education and STEM world that young children cannot learn higher order skills like data collection or animal classification. Many people say it is too much for them to grasp. In my experience, they absolutely can! Children in the 3 to 6 year old range are naturally extremely curious and... Continue Reading →

Life is Riotous

Life is riotous. It is a perpetual symphony, At times is a cacophony, At others, a harmony. Yet, like a butterfly who dances in the sunlight, dazzling and full of vitality, it is also fleeting. Blink and you may miss a lifetime. ~ Katie Dion Today is National Wildlife Day here in the U.S. It... Continue Reading →

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