Archive for the ‘Reviews – Books’ Category

Born on a Blue Day – summary review

15 April 2009

Born on a Blue Day gives a fascinating insight into the mind of a young autistic savant.

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Manga Guides to Statistics and Databases

25 February 2009

Manga Guide to ElectricityHere’s a series of math books based on Japanese manga (comics).

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Math for Moms and Dads

21 December 2008

“Math for Moms and Dads” will be a valuable book for parents who struggle to help their children with math homework.

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Disrupting Class

21 October 2008

Computers in school are disruptive – but that’s not a bad thing, according to this book.

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Review: How Computer Games Help Children Learn

6 September 2008

“How Computer Games Help Children Learn” is an interesting look at the world of learning games.

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What Sallamah Didn’t Know

9 January 2008

This book gives an interesting insight into cultural and ethnic practices in Singapore.

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The Crazy Makers

27 December 2007

The Crazy Makers explores the dietary reasons why students perform below potential at school and why the rate of emotional crises is increasing.

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Learning in Adulthood

19 September 2007

This book is an extensive overview of the current literature on adult learning, with some added perspectives on the cultural context of learning.

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Teach Like Your Hair’s on Fire

28 August 2007

Rafe Esquith’s story about his grade 5 Hobart Shakespeareans is inspiring and thought provoking. It’s certainly worth a read.

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The Culture Code

23 June 2007

The Culture Code gives an interesting view on world cultures, by outlining the imprinting that goes on at an early age.

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