Design | Daniel Pink

December 7, 2009
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Design | Daniel Pink

Design | Daniel Pink. Be sure to check out this resource.  I often look through Mr. Pink’s resources for inspiration and insight.  He always seems to have some pretty interesting stuff. It may not be all education related, but it will definitely get you thinking! Share

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Health Care on a Napkin!

December 7, 2009
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Health Care on a Napkin!

Author Dan Roam really proves the power of visual thinking that he touts in his book The Back of the Napkin.  Think about Dan Pink’s Design aptitude, and you can start to understand the synthesis and higher level thinking skills that it takes to distill such a complex problem into an intuitive interface.  It’s little…

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Johnny Bunko Rules!

June 9, 2009
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Johnny Bunko Rules!

Daniel Pink’s book, Johnny Bunko, is an insightful, fresh look at careers and issues facing young and old. Even as a Generation X-er, I appreciate the book. I’ve recommended it to countless people and have yet to hear a bad word about it. Great stuff! If you want a good, quick overview of the book,…

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Book Review: Brain Matters: Translating Research into Classroom Practice

May 21, 2009
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Book Review: Brain Matters: Translating Research into Classroom Practice

Brain Matters: Translating Research into Classroom Practice By: Patricia Wolfe As I continue to read about Brain-compatible learning, this book has helped me to get a firmer grasp of some of the research and how that research can be implemented in my classroom. The book itself is broken into three parts. Part I provides an…

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Book Review: Introduction to Brain-Compatible Learning

May 20, 2009
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Book Review: Introduction to Brain-Compatible Learning

Introduction to Brain-Compatible Learning By: Eric Jensen I read this book as an overview of brain-Compatible teaching. I definitely love the book. It is an easy, quick read. Plus it provides enough detail to get you started, but then jumps right into the implication for your classroom. The book begins with an overview of the…

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One more Six Word Story

May 18, 2009
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One more Six Word Story

Students really tuned in to the dementia that Mark Chapman, Lennon’s assassin, displayed, and the sordid history of Chapman’s youth. Single words: John Lynnen (sp) Assassination gun bullets 5 shots dead bible abused Six Word Story: “The abused became the abuser.” Share

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