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A Whole New Mind: Why Right-brainers Will Rule the Future

Daniel H. Pink - 2006 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Uses the two sides of the human brain as a metaphor for understanding how the information age came about throughout the course of the past generation, counseling readers on how to survive and find a place in a society that is marked by rising ...
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Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations

Clay Shirky - 2008 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Evaluates the significant role being played by technological advances on the formation and experience of modern group dynamics, citing such examples as Wikipedia and MySpace to demonstrate the Internet's power in bridging geographical and ...
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Preparing Teachers for a Changing World: What Teachers Should Learn and Be ...

Linda Darling-Hammond, John Bransford - 2007 - Education - Limited preview
Looks at concepts and strategies of teacher education, covering such topics as learning theories, developmentally appropriate practice, diverse learners, assessment, classroom management, and the design of teacher education programs.
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Scaling Up Success: Lessons Learned from Technology-Based Educational ...

Chris Dede, James P. Honan, Laurence C. Peters - 2005 - Education - Snippet view
Demonstrates methods of scaling up successful instruction from classroom to school or district wide implementation. K-12.
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What Video Games Have to Teach Us about Learning and Literacy

James Paul Gee - 2003 - Education - No preview available
Argues that video games go beyond entertainment and examines the principles that make these games valuable tools of learning and literacy.
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The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don't Teach the New ...

Tony Wagner - 2008 - Education - Limited preview
Examines problems of the American educational system and offers solutions for preparing students to compete and work in a global economy.
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The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business Is Selling Less of More

Chris Anderson - 2008 - Business & Economics - No preview available
Revised and updated with expanded coverage of the revolutionary changes taking place in today's business arenas, a best-selling guide challenges popular beliefs about the marks of successes and failures as well as the direction of near-future ...
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The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century

Thomas L. Friedman - 2007 - Diffusion of innovations - No preview available
In this new edition of The World is Flat, Thomas L. Friedman includes fresh stories and insights to help us understand the flattening of the world. Weaving new information into his overall thesis, and answering the questions he has been most ...
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Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything

Don Tapscott, Anthony D. Williams - 2006 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Explores the phenomenon of mass collaboration demonstrated by MySpace, Second Life, and the Human Genome Project, sharing success stories and describing how businesses can use such open source strategies effectively.
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Five Minds for the Future

Howard Gardner - 2006 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Argues that the future requires individuals to learn and think in different ways, and defines the cognitive abilities that an individual must master, including the ability to integrate ideas from different disciplines and an appreciation for ...
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