The Achievement Habit – Bernard Roth – Review

The Achievement Habit: Stop Wishing, Start Doing, and Take Command of Your Life by Bernard Roth My rating: 3 of 5 stars Perception of a book has a lot to do with what made you read it in the first pla...

Design Thinking; or just Thinking

I’m reading Nigel Cross’s Design Thinking right now.  It’s been on my to-read list for a few months and I was able to get a couple of other books that needed to get finished, finish...

Guided Inquiry – a Midpoint Reflection

I’ve been exploring Kuhlthau, Maniotes, and Caspiri’s Guided Inquiry model for some time now.  (read Guided Inquiry and Guided Inquiry Design) For the most part, this has involved reading...

The Maker Movement Manifesto – A Review

I really wanted to love The Maker Movement Manifesto, but I’ve got mixed feelings about Mark Hatch’s new book.  Part of me wants to climb to the rooftops and join him in yelling “I ...

Little Brother, the Hypertext Edition

I was thrilled to meet and talk to so many people at the American Association of School Librarians conference in Hartford who were interested in a project that I was working on with a grade 9 English ...

Redesigning Library Services – The Challenge

This is crossposted from Hypermarc. OK.  So, paper is limiting, but it is the physical nature of books that have defined libraries and library collections over the last few centuries.  If digital ob...

Paper

This post is cross-posted from Hypermarc.   Hyperlinked Libraries.  Digital spaces.  Social Media.  Jacked in.  I love this s@#*! So why is the most fascinating part of Buckland’s decon...

A new Semester and a new post

Fall semester has just begun and I’m on to thinking about “new stuff.”  The summer was spent working with mobile web apps and designing online course spaces with Dr. David Loertsche...

Spreadable Media – An Interaction – Part 5

I am one of those that waxes reminiscent of the days of the corner book store and record store.  Those places that you could go to browse and talk to people about the authors and music that you love....