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The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict (The Mysterious Benedict Society)
Before there was a Mysterious Benedict Society, there was simply a boy named Nicholas Benedict. Meet the boy who started it all....Nine-year-old Nicholas Benedict has more problems than most children his age. Not only is he an orphan with an unfortunate nose, but he also has narcolepsy, a condition that gives him terrible nightmares and […]
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The World Is Open: How Web Technology Is Revolutionizing Education (Wiley Desktop Editions)
Discover the dramatic changes that are affecting all learnersWeb-based technology has opened up education around the world to the point where anyone can learn anything from anyone else at any time. To help educators and others understand what's possible, Curt Bonk employs his groundbreaking "WE-ALL-LEARN" model to outline ten key technology and learning trends, demonstrating […]
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The Child and the Curriculum
This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.Price:$0.00 Read more
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The Education of Little Tree
The Education of Little Tree tells of a boy orphaned very young, who is adopted by his Cherokee grandmother and half-Cherokee grandfather in the Appalachian mountains of Tennessee during the Great Depression.“Little Tree” as his grandparents call him is shown how to hunt and survive in the mountains, to respect nature in the Cherokee Way, […]
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Sotheby's scores its second-best post-war, contemporary art total
By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - A day after rival Christie's sold the most expensive painting in auction history, Sotheby's fell just shy of its best-ever contemporary art result, taking in some $380 million and setting records for artists including Christopher Wool and Sigmar Polke. Led by Mark Rothko's untitled yellow and blue oil from 1954 which sold for $46.5 million -- nearer the low end of its pre-sale estimate -- the auction saw steady, if not unfettered bidding for top works by Roy Lichtenstein, Gerhard Richter, Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol.
UnionPay card becomes the golden ticket to the Met
China-based UnionPay International announced Monday that holders of their credit cards will be able to visit New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art free of charge starting on June 1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the most popular tourist destinations in New York and over 6.2 visitors flocked in from China, the largest group of foreign visitors.
A pixel artist renounces pixel art
For those of you who are aware of Dinofarm Games and our recent release, Auro, for iOS and Android, you know that we spent literally years producing carefully handmade, meticulous pixel art. I hope it's clear from this image that I love pixel art. Auro is likely to be the last Dinofarm Games title to feature pixel art. It reinforced our stance on pixel art purism.
Correction: Sotheby's-Spring Art Auction story
NEW YORK (AP) — In a May 12 story about the Sotheby's Spring art auction, The Associated Press erroneously reported the estimate of the value of pop and contemporary artwork donated by philanthropist Stefan Edlis to the Art Institute of Chicago. It is about $400 million, not $40 million.
Cannes kicks off with French drama, Coen brothers, ballet
CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival unrolled its red carpet with a socially minded French drama as the usually glitzy festival began Wednesday on a more serious note after January's terror attacks in Paris.