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January 29, 2011

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Books about the Reggio Emilia approach

North American Reggio Emilia Alliance (USA organization)

Reggio Children (Italian organization responsible for dissemination and tours)

The Year of the Laptop (brand new article 10/10)

Three articles on effective project-based learning by Gary Stager (2008 - 2010)

Wanna Be a School Reformer? You Better Do Your Homework First (recommended books)

Passport to The Best Educational Ideas in the World (handout for other keynote address)

The truth about India's "$35 Laptop"

Assessing Technology Literacy: The Case for an Authentic, Project-Based Learning Approach (PDF)

Seymour Papert's long-lost 1990 speech (transcript) on school transformation, Perestroika and Epistemological Pluralism

The Original Twenty Things to Do With a Computer (1971) by Seymour Papert

Teaching Children Thinking (1971) by Seymour Papert

A New Paradigm for Evaluating the Learning Potential of an EdTech Activity

Recommended Books for Creative Modern Educators

Gary's Latest Newsletter (including summer reading suggestions)

Archive of previous newsletters
lots of resources

Gary's articles in The Huffington Post

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Three articles on effective project-based learning (PDF)

The 1996 Whitepaper by Gary Stager mentioned during his presentation.

The Book Every Educator Should Read (2/28/2010)

Books for Combatting Current Education Policies

Want to know who is trying to takeover public education? Read Gary Stager's cover story, School Wars, from GOOD Magazine

Gary Stager's article about Australian Deputy PM Julia Gillard's education adviser, Educators can learn nothing from Chancellor Klein’s visit (from Crikey)

Gary Stager's recent spotlight presentation from the National Educational Computing Conference (high-quality video) - Learning Adventures: Transforming Real and Virtual Learning Environments

Gary Stager's recent keynote debate from NECC - Recipe for a Disruptive Keynote

Articles and papers by Dr. Stager

My manifesto forexcellent teachers and principals

Computing and the Internet in Schools: An International Perspective on Developments and Directions
From the archives, a monograph written by Gary S. Stager, Ph.D. in 1996

Learning Adventures: A new approach for transforming real and virtual classroom environments - Paper for ACEC 2008

Daniel Pink's book, "A Whole New Mind," Worst book of the 21st Century (review by Gary Stager)
high school student discussions of the book with Gary Stager, period 4 and period 5

Join the Constructivist Consortium!

Bridging Differences - a emi-weekly critical writing on school policy issues - a must read!

Laptop Woes
Bungling the world's easiest sale
An abridged version appears in the October 2005 issue of District Administration

Why Thomas Friedman Does Not Compute
Gary's critical review of The World is Flat and the education community's knee-jerk reaction to it.
Published in the December 2005 issue of District Administration

A Schoolmaster of the Great City: A Progressive Education Pioneer's Vision for Urban Schools (book from 1917) by Angelo Patri


Gary Stager's role in the history of classroom-based "laptop learning" is documented in the book, Never Mind the Laptops: Kids, Computers and the Transformation of Learning,by Bob Johnstone.

Cool Software

Programming Environments for Learners

The Coolest Magazines in the World for You and Your Students - 4 issues/year

Recommended Books Discussed in Some Presentations

I have Computers in my classroom

By Bob Johnstone
Foreword by Gary Stager

  • Learn about "micronations" and think of creative curricular connections. Lonely Planet has just published a tour book for those of you interested in traveling to some of the world's micronations. Unfortunately, Talossa is no longer accepting reservations. Read Lonely Planet Micronations.
  • You can find many of my favorite education book recommendations organized here.



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