Friday, August 19, 2005


Here are some books (electronic or conventional) we've found helpful. A mixture of MLA and APA formatting...

Allen, David. Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity. Penguin (Non-Classics) (December 31, 2002).

Brafman, Ori and Beckstrom, Rod A. The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations (Portfolio Hardcover 5 October 2006).

Battelle, John. The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture. Portfolio Trade (October 3, 2006).

Birchall, Clare, Knowledge Goes Pop: From Conspiracy Theory to Gossip. Berg Publishers; English Ed edition (5 September 2006). Bell, Brenda, John Gaventa, and John Peters, eds. We Make the Road by Walking; Conversations Between Miles Horton and Paulo Freire. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1990.

Benjamin, A. (2002). Differentiated Instruction: A Guide for Middle and High School Teachers. Larchmont NY: Eye on Education.

Brin, Sergey and Page, Lawrence Page. The Anatomy of a Large-Scale Hypertextual Web Search Engine. <>

Brooks, J.G. & Brooks, M.G.. (1999) The Search for Understanding: The Case for Constructivist Classrooms. Alexandria VA: ASCD.

Christensen, Clayton M., Johnson, Curtis W., Horn, Michael. Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns (Hardcover). McGraw-Hill Professional (1 Jun 2008).

Cuban, L. Oversold and Underused: Computers in the Classroom. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press.

Dewey, John. Experience and Education. Scribner Paper Fiction (February 1, 1963).

Henkin, David M. The Postal Age: The Emergence of Modern Communications in Nineteenth-Century America (Hardcover). University Of Chicago Press (November 15, 2006).

Holt, J. (1975) How Children Learn. New York: Pitman Publishing.

Johnson, Steven. Everything Bad is Good for You. Riverhead Trade; 1ST edition (May 2, 2006).

Johnstone, Bob. Never Mind the Laptops: Kids, Computers, and the Transformation of Learning. iUniverse (August 2003)

Kamenetz, Anya. DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education (Kindle Edition). Chelsea Green Publishing (April 1, 2010)

Kawasaki, Guy. Selling the Dream. Collins; Reprint edition (August 3, 1992).

Kohl, Alfie. The Case Against Standardized Testing: Raising the Scores, Ruining the Schools. Heinemann; 1 edition (September 1, 2000).

Kralovec, Etta. The End of Homework: How Homework Disrupts Families, Overburdens Children, and Limits Learning. Beacon Press (July 2000).

Minnich, Elizabeth Kamarck. Transforming Knowledge. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1990.

Ohanian, Susan. Caught in the Middle: Nonstandard Kids and a Killing Curriculum. Heinemann (January 18, 2001).

O’Reilly, Tim. What Is Web 2.0
 ? Design Patterns and Business Models for the Next Generation of Software.
Published 30 September 2005

Papert, Seymour. The Children's Machine: Rethinking School in the Age of the Computer. Basic Books; Reprint edition (May 1994)

Postman. N. (1995). The End of Education: Refining the Value of School. New York: Knopf.

Raloff, Janet, Errant Texts: Why Some Schools May Not Want To Go By The Book, Science News Online, 17 March 2001, <>

Sarason, Seymour B. And What Do You Mean by Learning?. Heinemann (January 12, 2004).

Sheekey, A.D. ed. (2003). How to Ensure Ed/Tech is not Oversold and Underused. Lanham MD: Scarecrow Education Books.

Sizer, T. (2004) Horace’s Compromise: The Dilemma of the American High School. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Sizer, T. R. (1993). Horace’s School: Redesigning the American High School. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Smith, Frank. Unspeakable Acts, Unnatural Practices: Flaws and Fallacies in Scientific Reading Instruction. Heinemann (August 4, 2003).

Swope, Kathy. Failing Our Kids: Why the Testing Craze Won't Fix Our Schools. Rethinking Schools Ltd (October 1, 2000).

Tapscott, Dan and Williams, Anthony D, Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything. (New York: Portfolio, 2006)

Wiebe Bijker and John Law, eds. Shaping Technology / Building Society: Studies in Sociotechnical Change. The MIT Press (September 29, 1994).

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