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Best Simple Supper: Miso Soup with Rice & Poached Egg

Salty, savory miso soup, fragrant with scallions, and poured over a bowl of rice and a poached egg. This, for me, is comfort food at its finest. …

Photographers Stealthily Climb the Great Pyramid of Giza

A photographer worth his salt will go to great lengths just to capture that photo he has conjured up in his mind’s eye. Just like these Russian …

Converting Images to Black and White Properly

by: David Wahlman of Wahlman Photography Recently I was asked about the process of converting images to black & white; namely when to know the image …

Google Announces Full Resolution Photo Uploads for Google+

A couple of weeks ago, we shared a hack by photographer Trey Ratcliff that allowed you to upload your photos to Google+ at full resolution by using …

High Dynamic Range (HDR): A Useful Photographic Tool

There is some controversy about using HDR. This stems from the presentation of some HDR images done badly and the somewhat difficult processing of …

A Guide for Using Shallow Depths in Landscape Photography

One of our writers, Christopher O’Donnell, has released an awesome ebook titled <i>The Art of Bokeh: A Guide to Using Shallow Depths in Landscape</i> …

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Visit the World’s Oldest Photo Museum Through Google Art Project

Opened in 1949, the George Eastman House in Rochester, New York is the world’s oldest museum dedicated to photography. It’s world renowned for its …

Interview with Shorebreak Photographer Clark Little

<i>Clark Little is a photographer based in North Shore, Hawai’i who specializes in shorebreak wave photography, or photographing waves as they crash</i> …

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Brisk walk really may be just as good as a run, study finds

Walking really is just as good for you as running – but only if you compare it in terms of calories burned and not merely on time spent, researchers reported on Thursday.<p>Studies have gone back and forth on the question for years – is a stroll as good as a run? Does a brisk walk strengthen your …

What is digital literacy?

Digital literacy is the topic that made the ETMOOC learning space so irresistible to me… I think as educators we spout off about wanting our students …

9 Characteristics Of 21st Century Learning

The label of “21st Century learning” is vague, and is an idea that we here at TeachThought like to take a swing at as often as possible, …

50 Fab Apps for Teachers

Education—there’s an app for that. In fact, there are hundreds of thousands of apps on the market designed for teaching and learning. As more schools …

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19<br>Shares<p>Purdue Polytechnic High School is using design-challenges to give students real-world experiences as they earn their high school diploma. In …

5 Handy iPad Apps to Create Infographics

The Infographics App by Column Five is a selection of our data visualizations and other editorial infographics, which have been created for a wide …

Teachers' Ultimate Guide to Using Videos

With one <i>billion</i> monthly users (and growing), YouTube's popularity is a pretty clear indication that video is a powerful medium. And kids' unrelenting …

50 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher

<b>50 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>While Apple products are known for their integration in classrooms, …

Boredom Busters: 50 Fantastic Play-and-Learn Apps, Sites, and Toys

<b>MINECRAFT</b><b>.</b> This online game lets you build entire worlds out of blocks. Minecraft’s visual simplicity belies what is a completely open-ended and …

Mindfulness improves reading ability, working memory, and task-focus

If you think your inability to concentrate is a hopeless condition, think again -- and breathe, and focus. According to a new study, as little as two …

28 Creative Ideas for Teaching with Twitter

• <b>Instant feedback:</b> ReadWriteWeb and Mashable both featured Monica Rankin, a history professor at University of Dallas, and discussed how she utilizes …

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