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The Medici Effect by Frans Johansson

I really enjoy this program. It connects the Medici not just with the local Renaissance and their influence on it, but also their connections with the wider region and European politics. One thing I notice is that the Medici contributed to the situation that provoked the Reformation. Worth buying.

Book Of Hours of Catherine de Medici

The Medici Effect - Though a professional development book, this changed my life.

The Medici: Power vs. Truth - Giorgio Vasari writes a book to define the Renaissance; Galileo pursues his scientific studies with the support of the Medici family.

the medici collar reminds me of frilled lizards... probably not the best association.

Use Bloom's Taxonomy in your classroom and activate higher order thinking with this Bloom's flip book!

• Popplet is a tool to capture and organize your ideas • Students use Popplet for learning • Used as a mind-map, Popplet helps students think and learn visually • Students can capture facts, thoughts, and images and learn to create relationships between them

Made to Stick by Chip Heath & Dan Heath

Pulp Fashion: The Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave The Medici

I like how depth and complexity speaks to the differing strengths of each child, but also the break down of critical thinking and the use of icons as a visual for my kids Repinned:Depth and Complexity "Thinking Mats." Critical thinking tool for ALL subjects!

The Now Habit by Neil Fiore

Another great infographic! This one provides a great example of the Socratic process.

A Whole New Mind by Daniel Pink

What type of learner are you? Try this infographic out on yourself.

Thinking hats

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A Straightforward Guide To Using Pinterest In Education

Journal to the Self by Kathleen Adams

How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci by Michael Gelb

"Visual notes for learning map skills...I call them 'Cartoon Notes!' These notes are a hit in my classroom, as they tie in visual learning with note..."