Travis Olson

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Overnight Oats - 50 Best Recipes for Weight Loss

Ready-to-eat cereal isn’t the most waist-friendly variety on supermarket shelves. As it turns out, oatmeal is a much better way to ward off weight …

How to plant an edible garden with seeds from store-bought items

For anyone who has wondered if it's worthwhile to plant the cloves of store-bought garlic that are starting to sprout, the answer is a yes, but a qualified yes.<p>In general, buying seeds or plants that were intended to be grown for a garden harvest is usually a better idea than relying on produce …

3 workouts for beginners: Get in shape anywhere with this fitness plan

If you want to get serious about getting in shape but don't know where to start, I've got the workout plan for you!<p>Here are the first three workouts you can do to #StartTODAY: Each one builds upon the one prior. These workouts are upper-body and lower-body focused, and are really good for someone …

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

Build an athletic body that's primed for peak performance<p>Why do you work out? Better question: Why do you <i>train</i>? Because there is a difference. After all, lots of people work out—to burn calories or relieve stress or just because they like to sweat. But athletes train. They train with the purpose of …

Six Moves to a Six-Pack

These are the best core exercises you've never done, and they'll reveal the abs you never knew you had

Workouts

A Very Useful Tool to Create Educational Animated Videos on Google Drive

December 21, 2014<br>PowToon is a very powerful web app which you can use on Google Drive to create beautiful animated videos and presentations. PowToon …

Critical Thinking Questions Students Should Be Able to Ask

December 18, 2014<br>As I argued in an earlier post titled ”Critical Thinking Questions Based on Bloom's Taxonomy”, questioning is the key to critical …

Bloom's Critical Thinking Questions to Use in Class

December, 2014<br>Critical thinking is an essential skill in the cognitive development of students. It is probably the number one skill teachers would …

4 Powerful Apps for Creating Mind Maps on Chromebooks

December 9, 2014<br>Here is a list I curated over the last weekend. The list features some of the best web tools teachers can use to create mind maps on …

The Digital Learning Wheel

December, 2014 <i><br>Ring of Technologies</i> is a beautiful visual wheel that displays a host of learning goals together with some examples of web tools to …

This Is How to Create A Library in Google Scholar

December 6, 2014<br>We have recently started a series of posts on Google Scholar. The purpose of these posts is to help teachers and students make the …

An Excellent New Tool for Creating Multimedia Timelines for Your Class

December 6, 2014<br>HSTRY is a very good web tool for creating multimedia timelines in class. The process is very simple and easy. Just sign up either as …

A Good Visual On Bloom's Taxonomy Vs Depth of Knowledge

December 5, 2014<br>Bloom's taxonomy and Depth of Knowledge are two popular conceptual learning frameworks. They both approach the learning process from …

How to make an industrial pipe floor lamp

I really have a thing for lamps. I roam thrift stores admiring them— the weirder, the better — and pause on catalog pages with cool fixtures. Today …

Olive and Rosemary Breadstick Twists

Ingredients<p>10 ounces all-purpose flour (about 2 cups)<br>• 3 1/2 ounces whole wheat flour (about 3/4 cup)<br>• 1 1/2 ounces rye flour (about 1/4 cup)<br>• 1/2 teaspoon …

Recipes

11 Architectural Fantasies That Will Make Your Brain Hurt

The city has long been a source of inspiration for artists, who have throughout history flocked to cultural meccas like Paris, London, and New York. A eye-catching new book of art and photography called <i>Imagine Architecture</i> probes the way architecture and the urban realm have influenced visual …

In 'Princess Kaguya,' a wondrous parable about what matters

"The Tale of the Princess Kaguya" is a marvel of Japanese animation, a hand-drawn, painterly epic that submerges us in a world of beauty. While almost everything about it bespeaks its origins in a culture very different from the West, the delicacy and grace of its sublime imagery create an impact …

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A woman walks by security cameras in Harlem, October 10, 2014.