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Helping struggling teachers to help themselves

The Australian Education Union’s (AEU) 2015 State of Our Schools report found that teachers are under greater levels of stress in the classroom due to mounting work pressures.  While this issue has led to many teachers contemplating a new career, it has shown to have a much darker side. Increased anxiety has been shown to lead to mental health issues – and in a busy environment, this can have severe consequences for both teachers and principals…

 

NASA Maps Show How Fast New Orleans Is Sinking

NASA Maps Show How Fast New Orleans Is Sinking

NASA Maps Show How Fast New Orleans Is Sinking

Using NASA airborne radar, scientists have shown the degree to which New Orleans and its surrounding areas are sinking each year. Mostly caused by groundwater extraction, it’s yet another disaster in the making.  These new maps, produced by researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Center for Geoinformatics at Louisiana State University, are the most accurate and detailed yet of the the region’s sinking pattern. The data for the study, which now appears in Journal of Geophysical Research, was collected from June 2009 to July 2012….

 

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