From “The 20% Project” to “Staff Development for the 21st Century” Education Is My Life covered all the big topics in 2012. This book takes the best articles from our blog and compiles them into a must read for the education community. Whether you are interested in technology, 21st century leadership, or staff development — this resources provides information and inspiration to all.
"......with the launch of Apple's iPad in Australia, along with the fleet of dedicated electronic reading devices — the Kindle, Kobo, Nook and iLiad — already available, that subtle broadcasting of tastes, preferences, even personality will begin to disappear. E-readers display no cover image or title. You will be identifiable only as an early adopter, an e-reader kind of person.
But what does the march of technology mean for book designers? For decades their alchemical arrangements of font, colour and image have been responsible for hooking bookshop browsers to a book. We see a cover – or just a book spine – among thousands of others and something about it implores us to pick it up. Once held, the cover, the weight and texture of the paper, the cut of the pages — even its smell — does the rest."
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