Here is an update to my previous post on worthy books addressing the subject of Innovation.These updates reflect the books choices of my fellow doctoral students.
All of these books have been added to my Innovation Book List on Amazon.
The Innovator’s DNA by Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen, Clayton M. Christensen (my book choice, see this link for posts)
The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries
Innovation Engine by Tina Seelig
ON Innovation by Terry Jones
Design, Make, Play: Next Generation of Science Innovators by Margaret Honey and David Kanter
The Innovative University: Changing the DNA of Higher Education from the Inside Out by Clay Christensen
Exceptional Creativity in Science and Technology: Individuals, Institutions, and Innovations by Andrew Robinson
Digital Storytelling: A creator’s guide to interactive entertainment by Carolyn Handler Miller
How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed by Ray Kurzweil
Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All by David & Tom Kelley
Disrupting Class by Clayton Christensen
Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown
Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn by Cathy N. Davidson
Reinventing Writing: The 9 Tools That Are Changing Writing, Teaching, and Learning Forever by Vicki Davis
The Power of Social Innovation: How Civic Entrepreneurs Ignite Community Networks for Good by Stephen Goldsmith, Gigi Georges
The Leader’s Guide to Lateral Thinking Skills: Unlocking the Creativity and Innovation in You and Your Team by Paul Sloane
The Maker Movement Manifesto by Mark Hatch
Change by Design by Tim Brown (our entire class read this one)
photo by Helen Teague
On October 12,1892 the Pledge of Allegiance was recited for by over 2 million students for the first time. The Pledge of Allegiance was written by a Baptist minister Francis Bellamy to mark the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ exploration to North America.
If you are on break from school tomorrow, Happy Columbus Day!
You do have a story inside you; it lies articulate and waiting to be written — behind your silence and your suffering. ~Anne Rice, birthday, October 4th
This lamp reflects three generations and three styles of design…what is the story behind this lamp and the people in whose lives it has lived?
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10/14 Update: Blast from the past: Remember, HyperStudio? My Learning Partner went to the Invent to Learn conference and found out that it can work with the Arduino board, http://www.rogerwagner.com/hs/A_Great_Way_to_Start/Arduino_Projects.html
Make your mistakes, take your chances, look silly, but keep on going. Don’t freeze up. ~Thomas Wolfe, birthday, October 3rd.
Thomas Wolfe grew up in Asheville, North Carolina. His first book, Look Homeward, Angel reflects his upbringing in Asheville.
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