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The DIY high speed slide digitizer project

Step by step instructions how to build the simple mechanics<p>build the camera interface plate (gray) and mount the camera you intend to use on it, use …

Woodworking

9 Daring Colors for Your Front Door

I’m a firm believer that you can paint your front door just about any color you like and make it work. It’s all a matter of coordinating the door …

Home Decorating

An affordably built #Portland home uses black corrugated metal on its facade: http://bit.ly/1r8ivRh

10 Absolutely Gorgeous Midcentury Living Rooms

Get ready to fall madly in love with the architectural gems featured in the new book, Midcentury Houses Today.<p>Get ready to fall madly in love with the architectural gems featured in the new book, Midcentury Houses Today. This piece originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.

Scanning Hundreds Of Slides In Minutes

Over the years we shared quite a few tutorials on scanning slides. Most were focused on how to light the slides correctly, and how to post process …

Cameras

Spark.io Hackers Make An Open-Source Nest Thermostat

Sure it’s not made of metal, nor did it convince Google to give its creators billions of dollars, but dammit if this isn’t a cool hack. The folks at Spark.io, creators of the Spark Core, a unique Wi-Fi development board that allows you to add Wi-Fi controls to Arduino projects, have used their tech …

By investing in adult education, we can create stronger communities

Lifelong learning can boost local economies and reduce the number of people using the most costly public services<p>I joined the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) during the captivating, emotional campaign that is Adult Learners' Week.<p>The annual event has come to define our …

Modern Living Room

...on two sides! Not only is the living room literally opened to the outdoors, a terrace on one side becomes an extension of the inside. The tall …

How To Turn Adult Education Into Careers, Quickly

<i>This is the third report in a four-part series on adult education.</i><p>Adults wanting to go back to school have the odds stacked against them. They juggle many responsibilities, there are long waitlists for classes and often there isn't a connection between what they learn in class and the skills they …

From High Tech High to project-based learning in the UK: my teaching story

High Tech High teacher John Bosselman tells Emily Drabble about massive potential of project-based learning and why he's working to spread the practice in the UK<p>It wasn't my childhood ambition to be a teacher. I wanted to be a professor of history or a manager of a business – anything other than a …

5 Innovative Companies Changing The Course Of Education

Nelson Mandela once said, "Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world." Here are five of the most innovative companies …

Education Technology

Build your OWN Apple iBeacon with a Raspberry Pi

<b>Feature</b> US department store Macy’s recently said it is implementing iPhone-based tracking tech the better to encourage browsing punters to buy. Of …

GRIFFIN ENRIGHT ARCHITECTS: Mandeville Canyon Residence

• 10621 Saves<br>• 18 Questions<p>Details: The open kitchen has a stainless steel counter and ebony cabinets.

Stainless Steel

Electrolux Inspiration

Save<p>10392 Saves<br>• 16 Questions<p>Other Photos in Electrolux Inspiration<p>This photo has 16 questions<p>Ask a Question<p>What Houzzers are commenting on:<p>Another …

Inspiration

Carolina St - Contemporary - Kitchen - San Francisco - by John Lum Architecture, Inc. AIA

Becky Harris added this to Fine Thing: A Wine Fridge Right Where You Want It<p>One major trend in kitchens today is making the kitchen island highly …

San Francisco

Cloud Residence

• 17054 Saves<br>• 13 Questions<p>Details: David Wakely Photography<p>While we appreciate your love for our work, and interest in our projects, we are unable to …

Kitchen Islands | Houzz

Save Photo<p>18K Saves | 7 Questions<p>Example of a classic kitchen design in Boston with shaker cabinets<p>This kind of table for kitchen? - …

Kitchens

Kitchen Wayne PA

• 1563 Saves<br>• 3 Questions<p>Details: White Painted Raised Panel MDF Jim Bishop Cabinetry. Granite . Glass tile island riser. Porcelain tile backsplash. …

Kitchens

Head Start narrows academic gap for Latino kids - Futurity

Children who have lower English-language abilities than their peers benefit the most from programs like Head Start.

Education

10 OpenCourseWare Sites for a Free Education

10 Best OpenCourseWare Sites<p>1. MIT<p>2. OpenCourseWare Consortium<p>3. Yale<p>4. Open.Michigan<p>5. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health<p>6. Harvard …

Lessons for educators: which countries are miles ahead in professional development?

From maths pedagogy in Singapore to social and emotional learning in Sweden, Martin Williams profiles who's leading innovation in education<p>Teaching is an international issue and, increasingly, teachers are looking abroad for ideas about professional development.<p>Whether you're trying to improve a …

Understanding Education through Big Data

The seduction of ‘Big Data’ lies in its promise of greater knowledge. The large amounts of data created as a by-product of our digital interactions, …

Big Data

iPad Rival in Education Isn't a Tablet, Laptop or Desktop

If you've been tracking education tablet deployments over the course of the last 12 months, you know that business is booming for vendors.<p>iPad …

3 Tech Startups That Are Reinventing K-12 Education

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Back-to-school means books, backpacks, and these days, mobile devices.<p>From social networks to smartphones, schools are opening up to the technologies they once banned, embracing them as valuable tools for both students and teachers. This …