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‘Brain-hostile’ education: how schools are failing adolescents - The Washington ...
When people talk about making sure that curriculum is “developmentally appropriate,” they are often talking about the work young children are given to do at school. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  21apples  book  brain  gwg  learning  research  Delicious 
september 2016 by arvind
Spain — The Healthy Voyager
a travel guide for people trying to eat healthy, or have special diets
vegetarian  vegan  travel  Spain  guide  book  Delicious 
july 2011 by arvind
Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, and What It Isn't
What 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Isn't

via online.wsj.com Allen Barra writes a critique of "To Kill a Mockingbird" in the Wall Street Journal that is wroth reading. We've been having discuss ...
article  book  classroom  diversity  future  race  teaching  Delicious 
july 2010 by arvind
YouTube - iPhone- PhoneBook
from the japanese art lab group, an idea of an iPhone and paper-book coming together to use for children
paper  book  future  youtube  education  21apples  books  iphone  interactive  Delicious 
november 2009 by arvind
Issuu
great online publishing group
publishing  magazine  pdf  tool  web2.0  design  flash  book  online  21apples  Delicious 
october 2009 by arvind
What Girls Want - The Atlantic (December 2008)
article talking about why Twilight is so popular among girls
sexuality  books  book  articles  girls  women  youth  education  21apples  reading  Delicious 
december 2008 by arvind
101 Cookbooks - Recipe Journal
fantastic recipe site, mostly vegetarian with great pictures
blog  book  diet  eating  lifehacks  recipes  vegetarian  vegan  reference  resource  Delicious 
may 2008 by arvind
globeandmail.com: 'I really regret it. I really regret having children'
an article in the Globe and Mail about a French mom/author who wrote a book about not having kids. Interesting ready
article  book  children  kids  motherhood  Delicious 
february 2008 by arvind
Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace by Lawrence Lessig: A Wiki
Lawrence Lessig first published Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace in 1999. After five years in print and five years of changes in law, technology, and the context in which they reside, Code needs an update. But rather than do this alone, Professor Lessig
law  technology  social  web  internet  information  cool  copyright  book  wiki  blog  oss  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Amar Sagoo - Tofu
Rearranges text into columns to make text easier to read. Lots of handy features built in. Free.
apple  book  design  free  language  mac  software  tools  text  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Amazon.com: Books: No Logo: No Space, No Choice, No Jobs
We live in an era where image is nearly everything, where the proliferation of brand-name culture has created, to take one hyperbolic example from Naomi Klein's No Logo, "walking, talking, life-sized Tommy [Hilfiger] dolls, mummified in fully branded Tomm
images  book  social  design  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Anti--Bias and Multicultural Books for Children
A World of Difference Institute - multiculturalism and anti-bias books
education  students  teachers  resources  social  parents  teens  book  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Edward Tufte: Books - Essay: The Cognitive Style of Powerpoint
Edward Tufte's article on PowerPoint and why it is a total waste of time. Interesting read...
activism  articles  book  culture  design  microsoft  presentation  technology  writing  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
SCG SmallWiki: BotsInc
A new book on Squeak, Smalltalk and programming robots
book  education  programming  squeak  training  tutorial  robot  students  teachers  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Common Errors in English
huge list of errors commonly made in English
academic  book  education  guide  language  literacy  resource  speech  writing  Delicious 
june 2006 by arvind
Podcast - AudioBerkman
podcast from Yochai Benkler who wrote "The Wealth of Networks" which discusses how the Internet and networks have affected the world economy
podcast  web  economy  social  culture  future  book  21apples  Delicious 
may 2006 by arvind
A Force More Powerful
great site for nonviolence. they have a book, a documentary, and a video game, all about using nonviolent means to affect change. also an interactive website.
activism  games  software  windows  book  media  documentary  21apples  peace  education  change  justice  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind
LibriVox
Incredible, growing library of free audio books. Volunteers read books that are in the public domain to create podcasts. Available in multiple open formats, and free for anyone to use. You can also contribute by reading and recording.
audio  book  collaboration  community  education  free  ipod  library  media  online  project  writing  21apples  NYCIST  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind
the cluetrain manifesto
an incredible book that pretty much predicted the future of the internet. you can read the entire book online for free, but if you don't, at least read the first chapter. incredible read, and totally relevant to education and schools.
book  community  culture  education  future  information  internet  media  network  social  technology  NYCIST  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind
Amazon.com: Family Matters : How Schools Can Cope with the Crisis in Childrearin...
Someone mentioned Robert Evans' book "Family Matters" during our March NYCIST meeting. Here is a link to the his page for the book. I will reserve my comments on the book for another space.
NYCIST  book  education  parents  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
Bembo's Zoo
great children's book about letters and animals. the website is a flash animation of the letters turning into the animals. great for young children/learners.
animals  book  design  flash  images  zoo  education  students  21apples  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
The Work of Edward Tufte and Graphics Press
The website of the brilliant information theorist. Don't miss the PowerPoint essay.
academic  articles  book  information  literacy  media  presentation  design  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
EDUCAUSE | Educating the Net Generation
A free e-book written mostly by university educators that discussing the net generation and how they are taught, how they learn, faculty development, curriculum and more. Can be reprinted for eductaional purposes.
book  education  free  information  teachers  technology  21apples  curriculum  pedagogy  Delicious 
january 2006 by arvind
Paul Kivel Violence Prevention Educator
Has books on diversity topics, runs workshops, nice resources.
diversity  education  students  teachers  parents  book  lessons  Delicious 
december 2005 by arvind
Learn to Program, by Chris Pine
learn to program guide - ruby programming language
book  design  development  education  guide  programming  ruby  Delicious 
november 2005 by arvind

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