"A brand new book co-authored by David Thornburg,
Gary Stager, Lynell Burmark, Bernajean Porter, Ferdi
Serim, Sara Armstrong, Lou Fournier, Ted McCain and Bonnie
This volume provides snapshots of the current thinking
of each Thornburg Center associate on educational topics
of concern to any K-12 educator. The topics in this book
are as varied as the people who wrote them. But as you
dig to the core of our group one thing becomes clear:
we are united in our passion for children and the educators
charged with preparing future generations for a dynamic
world. Toward this end, we have harvested the results
of our research and/or experiences in the classroom and
bring our insights to you in a form that is both visionary
and practical." - Dr. David Thornburg
This remarkable book
should be read and re-read by every American educator.
It seems to contain solutions to all of education's
problems. While the city of Reggio Emilia focuses on
early childhood education, there are numerous lessons
to be learned by teachers at all levels.
Horton's Highlander Folk School taught folks like
Rosa Parks to be activists and gave birth to the
song, We Shall Overcome. This autobiography details
the life and work of an important and unsung hero
in American history while including lessons on community
organizing and adult education.
An incredibly beautiful, practical and easy-to-use source
of inspiration for anyone interested in snapping great photos.
The Photoshop Elements Book for Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby
Want to know how to make someone look slimmer, loose freckels or fix red-eye automatically? How about simple color correction, photo repair or adding a watermark? if you answered, "yes," to any of these questions, then this book is for you. The book is organized around "how-to" topics with crisp clean photos detailing each step. It is an excellent reference for non-experts.
Photography Pocket Guide by Derrick Story
The Digital Photography Pocket Guide gives you the tools, the knowledge, to take
the kind of pictures you've always wanted. Consider it your quick-reference photo
mentor that explains each of the camera's components, shows you what they do,
then helps you choose the right settings to accomplish your goal.
This expansive volume contains a great deal of information
needed by folks planning to produce QuickTime movies
for the web and other forms of mass distribution. It's
the bible of QuickTime on the video-based web publishing.
This short comic book by the host of NPR's This
American Life somehow manages to inspire children
of all ages to conduct great interviews and produce radio
programs for the web and traditional radio. This is the
best $4 you will ever spend!
A really cool book comparing the hype, hysteria
and promise of the Internet to an oddly similar time when
the telegraph was invented. This book provides interesting
historical perspectives and helps you separate reality
from Internet hype.
This terrific book was written by two urban
kids from Chicago who after given a microphone and tape
recorder by a NPR reporter documented their life, including
a Pullitzer-prize winning report on the murder of one little
boy by anothe
Rights pioneer Bob Moses, the founder of Mississippi's
Freedom Summer, details how he came to understand
algebra as a gatekeeper to poor children's future
and what he did about it. This book is as much about
empowering communities as it is about his successful