* Read the following article to see something truly cool: old lockers being transformed into literary pieces of art. Its beautiful and a truly creative way to get teens interested in reading. These teachers win the awesome award.
Here’s the link:
“[A novel is] a paper where your thesis is that these people are real, and you have to prove it.”
“Because without our language, we have lost ourselves. Who are we without our words?”
|—||Melina Marchetta, Finnikin of the Roc|
Originally posted on TIME:
Quiz time: Can you name Newton’s first law of motion?
No? (Don’t feel bad, I had to look it up, too.)
Newton declared, “Every object in a state of uniform motion tends to remain in that state of motion unless an external force is applied to it.”
In other words, if you are flying in the International Space Station and toss an apple out the window (come on, use your imagination), it will keep going in that same direction forever, unless something stops it (like a planet, gravity or alien life form).
Although Newton was talking about physics, little did he know he was also describing life.
People tend to move in the same direction as they always have unless some external force is applied. I don’t know about you, but I don’t want my life to be lived in a straight line. I want to change, to improve, to…
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