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#amplifiEDUbookclub: My Reading to Make My Ideas Happen

#amplifiEDUbookclub: My Reading to Make My Ideas Happen

By on Sep 5, 2017 in Announcements, Book Recommendations | 0 comments

I am currently reading a book called Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming the Obstacles Between Vision and Reality, by Scott Belsky. I started reading it as an entrepreneur in education, because I wanted to find strategies to help bridge my ideas and the hard work to actually make them a reality. As I am going over the strategies shared in the book, which are based on...

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When a Blogger Writes a Book: Amplifying Analog Writing

When a Blogger Writes a Book: Amplifying Analog Writing

By on Jul 2, 2017 in Book Recommendations, Lifelong Learning, Modern Literacies | 0 comments

I have been writing, writing, and writing. I have been writing a book! I am co-authoring a book with Janet Hale titled Documenting Learning: Making Thinking Visible, Meaningful, Shareable, and Amplified. The book will be published in early 2018 by Corwin Press. We have handed in the first manuscript and are awaiting the first wave of feedback from reviewers....

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What’s on your Nightstand?

What’s on your Nightstand?

By on Aug 10, 2016 in Book Recommendations | 0 comments

by Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano When I received my first e-reader (a Kindle, first generation), I started thinking about my reading habits and how the onset and popularity of digital books are and have changed . I wrote about this on my blog Langwitches in posts titled, So What About Books, My World of Reading, Part I and Part II and My (and my mother’s) Life as...

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#amplifiEDUbookclub: Our Summer Reading Recommendations

#amplifiEDUbookclub: Our Summer Reading Recommendations

By on Jun 19, 2016 in Book Recommendations | 0 comments

If you’re like me, you start the summer with an ambitious to-read list of professional development books. I’m a bit like a kid in a candy store when it comes to filling my shelves (both real and virtual). In addition to choosing from all the exciting new titles, I love to revisit old favorites that inspire me with something new each time I read them. I...

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