Books I’m Reading

As of 01/01/2013 this list is no longer being updated.


Conley, D. (2009). Elsewhere USA: How we got from the company man, family dinners, and the affluent society to the home office, blackberry moms, and economic anxiety. New York: Pantheon Books.

Ravitch, D. (2010).The death and life of the great American school system.New York: Basic Books.


Ohler, J. (2008). Digital storytelling in the classroom: New media pathways to literacy, learning, and creativity. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press

Ally, M. (2009). Mobile learning: Transforming the delivery of education and training. Edmonton, Canada: Athabasca University Press.

Bonk, C. (2009). The world is open: How web technology is revolutionizing education. New York: Jossey-Bass.

Ryu, H., & Parsons, D. (Eds.; 2009). Innovative mobile learning: Techniques and technologies. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference.


Druin, A. (Ed.; 2009). Mobile technology for children: Designing for interaction and learning. New York: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers.

Klopfer, E. (2008). Augmented learning: Research and design of mobile educational games. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.


Lankshear, C., & Knobel, M. (2006). New literacies : Everyday practices and classroom learning. New York: McGraw-Hill International.

Ward, C. (1978). The child in the city. New York: Pantheon Books.


Taleb, N. N. (2007). The black swan: The impact of the highly improbableNew York: Random House.

Weinberger, D. (2007). Everything is miscellaneous: The power of the new digital disorder. New York: Henry Holt and Company.

Naisbitt, J. (2001). High tech, high touch: Technology and our accelerated search for meaning. London: Nicholas Brealey Publishing.

Kukulska-Hulme, A., & Traxler, J. (2005). Mobile learning: A handbook for educators and trainersNew York: Routledge.

Louv, R. (2005). Last child in the woods: Saving our children from nature-deficit disorder. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill .

Honore, C. (2005). In praise of slowness: Challenging the cult of speedSan Francisco: Harper.

Agar, J. (2004).  Constant Touch: A Global History of the Mobile Phone. Cambridge, UK: Icon Books.

Levinson, P. (2004). Cellphone: The story of the world’s most mobile medium and how it transformed everything! New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Shiva, V. (2002). Water wars: Privatization, pollution, and profit. Cambridge, MA: South End Press.


Robinson, K. (2001). Out of our minds: Learning to be creative. Oxford, UK: Capstone.

Ling, R., & Pedersen, P. E. (Eds.; 2005). Mobile communications: Re-negotiation of the social sphere. London: Springer-Verlag. (detailed table of contents)

Buckingham, D. (2000). After the death of childhood: Growing up in the age of electronic media. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press.

Gionio, J. (1995). The man who planted trees. London: The Harvill Press (originally published in 1953).

Pink, D. H. (2005). A whole new mind: Moving from the information age to the conceptual age. New York: Riverhead Books.

Ito, M., Okabe, D., & Matsuda, M. (2005). Personal, portable, pedestrian: Mobile phones in Japanese life. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Thornburg, D. (2002). The new basics: Education and the future of work in the telematic age. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.

Breck, J. (2006). 109 ideas for virtual learning. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education.

Richardson, W. (2006). Blogs, wikis, podcasts, and other powerful Web tools for classrooms. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Greenfield, A. (2006). Everyware: The coming of age of ubiquitous computing. Berkeley, CA: New Riders Press.

Shultz, J., & Cook-Sather, A. (2001). In our own words: Students’ perspectives on school. Lanham, MA: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Friedman, T. (2005). The world is flat: A brief history of the twenty-first century. New York: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux.

Harris, F. J. (2005). I found it on the Internet: Coming of age online. Chicago: American Library Association.

Thackara, J. (2005). In the bubble: Designing in a complex world. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

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