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Reads tagged with “education”

Isaac Asimov on Science and Creativity in Education
Isaac Asimov on Science and Creativity in Education

What vintage science fiction has to do with the future of self-directed learning.

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A New Culture of Learning: Rethinking Education
A New Culture of Learning: Rethinking Education

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The Best Apps of 2010
The Best Apps of 2010

Social magazines, Victorian tablets, and what 100-year-old educational traditions have to do with analog photography.

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The Best Children’s Books of 2010
The Best Children’s Books of 2010

Lost owls, found cats, and how contemporary art is helping sick children heal.

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All in a Word: A Compendium of Linguistic Curiosities
All in a Word: A Compendium of Linguistic Curiosities

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Vi Hart’s Playful Mathematics: <em>Flatland</em> on a Möbius Strip
Vi Hart’s Playful Mathematics: Flatland on a Möbius Strip

What Victorian novellas have to do with higher mathematics, optical illusions and illustration.

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PICKED: The Solar System at Your Fingertips
PICKED: The Solar System at Your Fingertips

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ABC NYC: The Language of New York’s Found Typography
ABC NYC: The Language of New York’s Found Typography

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Mad Scientist Alphabet Blocks
Mad Scientist Alphabet Blocks

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How Music Works
How Music Works

What Stanley Kubrick has to do with Medieval harmonies and universal lullabies.

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