Note: The following post should be read in your best Andy Rooney voice. Feel free to comb up your eyebrows to add to the effect.
Everybody is talking about Digital Footprints, and what they might say about who you are. I wanted to take things old school.
I was wondering what my literature footprint says about me. I decided to take stock of what I have sitting around me and let you have a peek into my mind.
From the side table next to my favorite leather chair
The Pirate’s Dilemma- Matt Mason
Crowdsourcing- Jeff Howe
The Collaborative Administrator- The whole DuFour gang
Smart Kids, Bad Schools- Brian Crosby
A proposal to help a group of friends get an organization off the ground.
Here Comes Everybody- Clay Shirky
The Starfish and The Spider- Ori Brafman and Rod A. Beckstrom
Generation Digital- Kathryn C. Montgomery
OnCue Journal- current edition
Educational Leadership magazine from ACSA- current edition
Click- Bill Tancer
The Wisdom of Crowds- James Surowiecki
Data Driven Dialogue- Bruce Wellman and Laura Lipton
Idea for a book project
Tribes- Seth Godin
Wired magazine- current issue
Macworld- current issue
Education Next- current issue
Large blank journal for ideas and mindmapping
The Age of Speed- Vince Poscente
In a Barnes and Noble bag on the floor (no, really, still in the bag)
Born Digital- John Palfrey and Urs Gasser
The Cathedral and the Bazaar- Eric S. Raymond
Two past issues of The American magazine
A past issue of Kiplinger’s magazine (obviously no good now!)
A past issue of Educational Leadership from ACSA
The current issue of Instructor magazine from Scholastic
What’s Next: 21 Ideas for 21st Century Learning by Charles Leadbetter
So, what do you think my literature footprint says about me? Something interesting, something innovative, something creative, something catalytic, I hope.
What does yours say about you?