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Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding, and Independence for All Learners: Ron Ritchhart, ...

Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding, and Independence for All Learners [Ron Ritchhart, Mark Church, Karin Morrison] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. A proven program for enhancing students' thinking and comprehension abilities Visible Thinking is a research-based approach to teaching thinking

Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age: Douglas Rushkoff, Leland Purvis: 9781593764265: Amazon.com:...

Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age [Douglas Rushkoff, Leland Purvis] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. The debate over whether the Net is good or bad for us fills the airwaves and the blogosphere. But for all the heat of claim and counter-claim

Amazon.com: Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now (9781591844761): Douglas Rushkoff: Books

Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now [Douglas Rushkoff] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. An award-winning author explores how the world works in our age of “continuous now” Back in the 1970s

The Flickering Mind: The False Promise of Technology in the Classroom and How Learning Can Be Saved: Todd Oppenheimer...

The Flickering Mind: The False Promise of Technology in the Classroom and How Learning Can Be Saved [Todd Oppenheimer] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. The Flickering Mind, by National Magazine Award winner Todd Oppenheimer, is a landmark account of the failure of technology to improve our schools and a call for renewed emphasis on what really works. American education faces an unusual moment of crisis. For decades

What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media: Scott McLeod, Chris Lehmann: 9781118022...

What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media [Scott McLeod, Chris Lehmann] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. Educational technology experts explain how to best integrate technology into K-12 schools, from blogs

Outliers: The Story of Success: Malcolm Gladwell: 9780316017930: Amazon.com: Books

Outliers: The Story of Success [Malcolm Gladwell] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of outliers --the best and the brightest

The Talent Code: Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown. Here's How.: Daniel Coyle: 9780553806847: Amazon.com: Books

The Talent Code: Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown. Here's How. [Daniel Coyle] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. What is the secret of talent? How do we unlock it? In this groundbreaking work, journalist and New York Times bestselling author Daniel Coyle provides parents

Engineering Play: A Cultural History of Children's Software (The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series...

Engineering Play: A Cultural History of Children's Software (The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on Digital Media and Learning) [Mizuko Ito] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. Today, computers are part of kids' everyday lives, used both for play and for learning. We envy children's natural affinity for computers

Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python: John V. Guttag: 9780262519632: Amazon.com: Books

Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python [John V. Guttag] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. This book introduces students with little or no prior programming experience to the art of computational problem solving using Python and various Python libraries

The More We Know: Eric Klopfer, Jason Haas, Henry Jenkins: Amazon.com: Kindle Store

The More We Know: Eric Klopfer, Jason Haas, Henry Jenkins: Amazon.com: Kindle Store

Rules of Play: Game Design Fundamentals: Katie Salen, Eric Zimmerman: 0000262240459: Amazon.com: Books

Rules of Play: Game Design Fundamentals [Katie Salen, Eric Zimmerman] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. As pop culture, games are as important as film or television--but game design has yet to develop a theoretical framework or critical vocabulary. In Rules of Play Katie Salen and Eric Zimmerman present a much-needed primer for this emerging field. They offer a unified model for looking at all kinds of games

The Art of Game Design: A book of lenses: Jesse Schell: 9780123694966: Amazon.com: Books

The Art of Game Design: A book of lenses [Jesse Schell] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. Anyone can master the fundamentals of game design - no technological expertise is necessary. The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses shows that the same basic principles of psychology that work for board games

Challenges for Game Designers: Brenda Brathwaite, Ian Schreiber: 9781584505808: Amazon.com: Books

Challenges for Game Designers [Brenda Brathwaite, Ian Schreiber] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. Welcome to a book written to challenge you, improve your brainstorming abilities, and sharpen your game design skills! Challenges for Game Designers: Non-Digital Exercises for Video Game Designers is filled with enjoyable

Critical Play: Radical Game Design: Mary Flanagan: 9780262518659: Amazon.com: Books

Critical Play: Radical Game Design [Mary Flanagan] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. For many players, games are entertainment, diversion, relaxation, fantasy. But what if certain games were something more than this

Digital_Humanities: Anne Burdick, Johanna Drucker, Peter Lunenfeld, Todd Presner, Jeffrey Schnapp: 9780262018470: Ama...

DigitalHumanities [Anne Burdick, Johanna Drucker, Peter Lunenfeld, Todd Presner, Jeffrey Schnapp] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. DigitalHumanities is a compact, game-changing report on the state of contemporary knowledge production. Answering the question

Amazon.com: Switching Codes: Thinking Through Digital Technology in the Humanities and the Arts (9780226038315): Thom...

Switching Codes: Thinking Through Digital Technology in the Humanities and the Arts [Thomas Bartscherer, Roderick Coover] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers.  Half a century into the digital era, the profound impact of information technology on intellectual and cultural life is universally acknowledged but still poorly understood. The sheer complexity of the technology coupled with the rapid pace of change makes it increasingly difficult to establish common ground and to promote thoughtful discussion. Responding to this challenge

How We Think: Digital Media and Contemporary Technogenesis: N. Katherine Hayles: 9780226321424: Amazon.com: Books

N. Katherine Hayles poses this question at the beginning of this bracing exploration of the idea that we think through

The Art of Failure: An Essay on the Pain of Playing Video Games (Playful Thinking series): Jesper Juul: 9780262019057...

The Art of Failure: An Essay on the Pain of Playing Video Games (Playful Thinking series) [Jesper Juul] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. We may think of video games as being fun, but in The Art of Failure, Jesper Juul claims that this is almost entirely mistaken. When we play video games

Mindstorms: Children, Computers, And Powerful Ideas: Seymour A. Papert: 9780465046744: Amazon.com: Books

Mindstorms: Children, Computers, And Powerful Ideas [Seymour A. Papert] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. Mindstorms has two central themes: that children can learn to use computers in a masterful way and that learning to use computers can change the way they learn everything else. Even outside the classroom

Constructivism and the Technology of Instruction: A Conversation: Thomas M. Duffy, David H. Jonassen: 9780805812725: ...

Constructivism and the Technology of Instruction: A Conversation [Thomas M. Duffy, David H. Jonassen] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. This book is about the implications of constructivism for instructional design practices, and more importantly

Engineering Play: A Cultural History of Children's Software (The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series...

Engineering Play: A Cultural History of Children's Software (The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on Digital Media and Learning) [Mizuko Ito] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. Today, computers are part of kids' everyday lives, used both for play and for learning. We envy children's natural affinity for computers

The Power of Pull: How Small Moves, Smartly Made, Can Set Big Things in Motion: John Hagel III, John Seely Brown, Lan...

The Power of Pull: How Small Moves, Smartly Made, Can Set Big Things in Motion [John Hagel III, John Seely Brown, Lang Davison] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. In a radical break with the past, information now flows like water, and we must learn how to tap into its stream. Individuals and companies can no longer rely on the stocks of knowledge that they’ve carefully built up and stored away. Information now flows like water

Makers: The New Industrial Revolution: Chris Anderson: 9780307720955: Amazon.com: Books

Makers: The New Industrial Revolution [Chris Anderson] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. Wired magazine editor and bestselling author Chris Anderson takes you to the front lines of a new industrial revolution as today’s entrepreneurs

The Anti-Education Era: Creating Smarter Students through Digital Learning: James Paul Gee: 9780230342095: Amazon.com...

The Anti-Education Era: Creating Smarter Students through Digital Learning [James Paul Gee] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. One of the first champions of the positive effects of gaming reveals the dark side of today’s digital and social media  Today’s schools are eager to use the latest technology in the classroom

Feel-Bad Education: And Other Contrarian Essays on Children and Schooling: Alfie Kohn: 9780807001400: Amazon.com: Books

Feel-Bad Education: And Other Contrarian Essays on Children and Schooling [Alfie Kohn] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. Mind-opening writing on what kids need from school, from one of education’s most outspoken voices   Arguing that our schools are currently in the grip of a “cult of rigor”—a confusion of harder with better that threatens to banish both joy and meaningful intellectual inquiry from our classrooms—Alfie Kohn issues a stirring call to rethink our priorities and reconsider our practices.   Kohn’s latest wide-ranging collection of writings will add to his reputation as one of the most incisive thinkers in the field