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Creativity for 21st Century Skills: How to Embed Creativity Into the Curriculum

Jane Piirto - 2011 - Education - Limited preview
"Creativity for 21st century skills describes what many creative people really do when they create. It focuses on the practical applications of a theoretical approach to creativity training the author has developed. Many suggestions for enhancing ...
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Teaching 21st Century Skills: An ASCD Action Tool

Sue Beers - 2011 - Education - Limited preview
The 21st century has ushered in game-changing technological advances that have transformed the way we learn, live, and work. New technologies, global competition and communication, social networking, and the accelerated growth of knowledge have ...
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Engaging learning: designing e-learning simulation games

Clark N. Quinn, Marcia L. Connor - 2005 - Education - Snippet view
Learning is at its best when it is goal-oriented, contextual, interesting, challenging, and interactive. These same winning characteristics also define the best computer games, which suggests that the most effective learning experiences are also ...
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Mavericks at Work LP

William C. Taylor, Polly G. LaBarre - 2007 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Business as usual is a bust. The old guard is losing ground, whereas the upstarts—the mavericks—are growing fast. The reason? In an age of hyper-competition and nonstop innovation, the only way to stand out is to be truly original. That's the ...
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Situated Language and Learning: A Critique of Traditional Schooling

James Paul Gee - 2004 - Education - No preview available
This work brings an insightful and original perspective to issues of literate identities, language and power, situated cognition and the provision of meaningful learning opportunities. An important and challenging book that raises fundamental ...
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The UNIX Philosophy

Mike Gancarz - 1995 - Computers - Limited preview
Written for both the computer layperson and the experienced programmer, this book explores the tenents of the UNIX operating system in detail, dealing with powerful concepts in a comprehensive, straightforward manner. It is a book to be read ...
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Google Apps Hacks

Philipp Lenssen - 2008 - Computers - Limited preview
Can Google applications really become an alternative to the venerable Microsoft Office suite? Conventional wisdom may say no, but practical wisdom says otherwise. Right now, 100,000 small businesses are currently running trials of Google office ...
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Change Forces with a Vengeance

Michael Fullan - 2003 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Looks at how educational systems can change for the better, including discussion of specific reform inititatives across many levels and countries.
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Best Practices for Teacher Leadership: What Award-Winning Teachers Do for ...

Randi Stone, Pru Cuper - 2006 - Education - No preview available
This collection chronicles the many ways in which teachers create professional learning communities through collaborations with colleagues, mentees, faculty groups, learners, families, and neighborhoods.
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Everything Bad is Good for You: How Today's Popular Culture is Actually ...

Steven Johnson - 2006 - Psychology - Limited preview
Discusses the intellectual benefits of elements from modern popular culture, including video games and reality TV programs.
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Leadership & Sustainability: System Thinkers in Action

Michael Fullan - 2005 - Education - No preview available
Fullan provides a comprehensive examination of what leaders at all levels of the educational system can do to promote large-scale, sustainable reform.
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The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of The Learning Organization

Peter M. Senge - 2010 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Completely Updated and Revised This revised edition of Peter Senge’s bestselling classic, The Fifth Discipline, is based on fifteen years of experience in putting the book’s ideas into practice. As Senge makes clear, in the long run the only ...
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Web Literacy for Educators

Alan November - 2008 - Education - No preview available
The author offers exercises, examples, handouts, and basic tips to help both learners and educators find and evaluate information on the Web for quality and validity.
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The Connected Family: Bridging the Digital Generation Gap, Volume 1

Seymour Papert - 1996 - Computers - No preview available
Discusses the advantages and pitfalls of using computers in childhood education, and suggests ways parents can help children who are more computer-literate than they
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The Small Business Start-up Kit for California

Peri Pakroo - 2006 - Business & Economics - No preview available
Many people dream of starting a business, but fear that without an MBA they'll get lost in the maze of government red tape. Here's the handbook they need. Step-by-step, The Small Business Start-Up Kit for California outlines how to set up a ...
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Your First Business Plan: A Simple Question and Answer Format Designed to ...

Brian J Hazelgren - 2005 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
The first business plan is often the most difficult to write. A company may have little or no history, and often may not know lender requirements, what to stress and what to avoid. Your First Business Plan simplifies the process by outlining the ...
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Designing Virtual Worlds

Richard A. Bartle - 2004 - Computers - Limited preview
A comprehensive resource on the principles and techniques of virtual world design and programming covers everything from MUDS to MMOs and MMORPGs, explaining how virtual worlds work, creating games for multiple users, and the underlying design ...
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The Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security

Kevin D. Mitnick, William L. Simon - 2002 - Business & Economics - No preview available
A former computer hacker who turned his life around reveals how he now works as a computer security expert, protecting corporations from other hackers. 100,000 first printing. $200,000 ad/promo.
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Got Game: How the Gamer Generation is Reshaping Business Forever

John C. Beck - 2004 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Got Game shows how growing up immersed in video games has profoundly shaped the attitudes and abilities of this new generationThough little-noticed, these ninety million rising professionals, through sheer numbers, will inevitably dominate ...
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Research Methods Knowledge Base

William M. K. Trochim - 2001 - Social Science - No preview available
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How to Form Your Own California Corporation

Anthony Mancuso - 2005 - Business & Economics - No preview available
The book that has helped thousands of Californians incorporate their businesses!
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Teaching as a subversive activity

Neil Postman, Charles Weingartner - 1969 - Education - Snippet view
"A no-holds-barred assault on outdated teaching methods--with dramatic and practical proposals on how education can be made relevant to today's world"--Jacket subtitle.
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Start Your Own Business: The Only Start-up Book You'll Ever Need

Rieva Lesonsky - 2001 - Business & Economics - Snippet view
With this newly updated edition, the experts show you how to make your dreams of starting a business come true!
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Toys to Tools: Connecting Student Cell Phones to Education

Liz Kolb - 2008 - Cell phones - No preview available
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Code: the hidden language of computer hardware and software

Charles Petzold - 2000 - Computers - Snippet view
A discussion of the history and future of coding theory celebrates the ingenuity of language systems and their uses from Braille and Morse code through binary codes to 32-bit operating systems.
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Rich Dad's Cashflow Quadrant: Rich Dad's Guide to Financial Freedom

Robert T. Kiyosaki, Sharon L. Lechter - 2003 - Business education - No preview available
Outlines a strategy for attaining wealth by looking for business opportunities and investing wisely, rather than seeking security through employment.
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Constructivism and the Technology of Instruction: A Conversation

Thomas M. Duffy, David H. Jonassen - 1992 - Education - No preview available
This book is about the implications of constructivism for instructional design practices, and more importantly, it is about a dialogue between instructional developers and learning theorists. Working with colleagues in each discipline, the ...
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