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Embrace Change in the New Year with Genius Hour - Getting Smart by Susan Oxnevad - edreform, elearning, Innovation, student portfolios

Genius Hour is a powerful movement popping up in classrooms everywhere. The idea encourages students to explore and develop their own passions and …

Teacher to Teacher: 7 Steps for Integrating Technology - Getting Smart by Aimee Bartis - EdTech, portfolio

You’ve attend district and campus staff development. You understand some of what the district’s chosen device can do. It’s time to get started.<p><b>1.</b> …

Vicki Davis on Twitter: "27 Ways to Inspire Students to Innovate by @MiaMacMeekin http://t.co/BCilQ3vXBE #edtechchat http://t.co/R1z18G1fBK"

A history of Australian art – interactive timeline | Art and design | theguardian.com

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To create the cover of Aimee Bender’s <i>THE COLOR MASTER</i>, artist Dominique Falla used string and nails to create “tactile typography.”<p>Learn more about <i>THE COLOR MASTER</i>, a short story collection, <b>here</b>.


Anamorphic Wall Portrait of a Magician Made with Cards

<i>Ricky Jay</i> is a wall portrait of a magician by the same name that was created by Los Angeles-based artist Glenn Kaino. The multifaceted magician is rendered using several decks of cards, paying homage not only to the master of illusion himself but to his notable card-throwing tricks. In fact, the …

Slices of Golf Balls Reveal Colorfully Abstract Designs

Golf balls all look generally the same on the outside–a textured white surface with a tiny little logo on the side. However, did you ever consider what material makes up the interior? Out of curiosity, Ohio-based photographer James Friedman decided to cut a ball in half and when he did, he was …


Finland's education ambassador spreads the word

Imagine a country where children do nothing but play until they start compulsory schooling at age seven. Then, without exception, they attend …

An Expanding Network

<i>I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework. – Lily Tomlin</i><p>For four years now, and going on our fifth, the …

How to Make a Strawberry Mojito

A strawberry mojito is a terrific summer drink. It’s as colorful as it is refreshing.<p>Ingredients<p><b>Servings:</b> 1<p>3 to 4 fresh strawberries, de-stemmed …


Stacked Cabin by Johnsen Schmaling Architects

American design firm Johnsen Schmaling Architects has designed the Stacked Cabin, located in Wisconsin, USA.<p>Completed in 2012, this modern, family …

Franz Marc

Strongly influenced by the avant-garde work of the Fauves and the Cubists, German artist Franz Marc created this idyllic work shortly before he was conscripted in 1914.

Blending in

Blending in<p>It takes an artist of ingenuity, exception and a certain skill level when it comes to contemporary art to capture my eye ( as there is a plethora of HAM out there ) and Chinese artist Liu Bolin is indeed exceptional.

Artist: Ojan Shirozhan © Posted by Humam

Guadalajara-based painter Omar Ortiz recently completed his amazing new oil painting “Salto de Fe” (Leap of Faith)

Guadalajara-based painter Omar Ortiz recently completed his amazing new oil painting “Salto de Fe” (Leap of Faith). The painting has some of the most amazing fine detail. Ortiz is truly hyperrealist genius!

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Mesmerizing Drawings Feature Rainy Day Distortions

These meditative, rainy day moments look like photographs but they are actually a series of drawings by artist Elizabeth Patterson. Inspired by the transformations and distortions that form when light shines through water, the LA-based artist develops these incredibly realistic images using only …


Floating Hammock Bathtub Provides Ultimate Relaxation

Splinter Works may have created the ultimate way to relax with <i>Vessel</i>, a new and elegant take on the modern bathtub. The design resembles the imagery of a hammock, and is constructed out of carbon fiber for its strength and ability to form complex curves. Floating off of the ground, Vessel is …

Carbon Fiber

Map Portraits by Ed Fairburn on design-dautore.com

Fabian Oefner - Millefiori Ferrofluid mixed with water colors

Education 3.0 and the Future of Quality

Education is a hot topic these days, with a plethora of institutions -- including branches of the UN such as UNESCO, the OECD, and the Millennium Development Corporation -- focusing on the need to improve education quality. Foundations, scholars, and opinion columnists all continue to mount public …

Oh my God Posters

Spanish studio Hey hosted a fine display of different visual and posters inspired by the legendary gods and animals in Greek mythology. Geometric …

Big Appetites Series

Focus on the journalist and photographer Christopher Boffoli returns with new photographs of miniatures “Big Appetites”, revealing to us some nice …

Origami Clock

Raw Dezign is a design studio based in the United Kingdom. Specialized in the creation of unique interior products, here is some wonderful clock …

Sam Winston’s Typography

For the upcoming exhibition at the V&A, “Memory Palace”, the English artist Sam Winston produces a type design creation based on a text by Hari …