Reading List

Some of my favourite books on education and technology.


  1. SummerhillA.S. Neill
  2. On Education – Bertrand Russell
  3. What does it mean to be well educatedAlfie Kohn
  4. Pedagogy of the Oppressed (ebook) – Paulo Freire
  5. Chomsky on miseducationNoam Chomsky
  6. Children’s Rights – Adams, Duane, berg, Neill, Berger, Ollendorff
  7. Chomsky on Democracy and Education – Noam Chomsky
  8. Neill, Neill, Orange peel – A.S. Neill
  9. A Dominie’s Log – A.S. Neill


  1. Software Engineering for Internet Applications – Greenspun
  2. Free Culture – Lessig
  3. We the Media – Gillmor
  4. The Long Tail – Anderson

5 Responses to Reading List

  1. Matt A says:

    Thanks for that link to Freire’s Pedagogy, I’ve been looking for it for a while.
    Loving eBooks.

  2. Tartan says:

    abebooks is a great website to get older second hand books, esp. A.S. Neill.

  3. Carol says:

    Hi — great blog. ( I found you by doing a google search for Chomsky quotes on education — thanks for those.)

    A couple of other things you might like: “Deschooling Society” by Ivan Illich, and “The Book of Learning and Forgetting” by Frank Smith. Check them out if you don’t already know them.

  4. Lisa Clamskey says:

    I love it when monkeys speak. It’s just the damndest thing.

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