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The Book of What If...?: Questions and Activities for Curious Minds

Andrew R McHugh; Matt Murrie

Editore: Aladdin/Beyond Words, 2016
ISBN 10: 1582705291 / ISBN 13: 9781582705293
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Titolo: The Book of What If...?: Questions and ...

Casa editrice: Aladdin/Beyond Words

Data di pubblicazione: 2016

Legatura: Hardcover

Condizione libro: New


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Riassunto: From the creators of the What If?? Conference comes a quirky book that encourages kids to explore and engage with the world around them by asking more than eighty wild, absurd, and thought provoking questions.

What if a book didn?t just tell you how to think or what to know, but rather encouraged you to think for yourself? What if there was a book that focused on asking questions instead of just answering them .

The Book of What If?? does just that! What if you lived on a floating city? What if politicians were kids? What if broccoli tasted like chocolate? What if you could explore outer space?

By asking these fun, open-ended questions, this book fosters greater critical thinking skills and gives kids a space to interact by breaking out a notebook to draw or write out their personal reactions, or engage in entertaining exercises with family and friends. Plus, sidebars deepen the investigation with peer-to-peer insights, historical and current profiles, real-life examples, and more, making for unlimited learning opportunities!

Divided into sections?history, people, stuff, and nature?along with four introductory text to open up a dialogue about why it?s important to be inquisitive and to always ask questions, The Book of What If?? is sure to be a hit with kids, teachers, and parents alike. So ask a question and let the answers lead you on an exciting journey filled with endless opportunities to learn!

L'autore: Matt Murrie works to live in a world where people prefer finding solutions to complaining about problems, where people seek answers through questions, and curiosity is treated like the natural resource it is. The What If?? 360 global community pulls on the strength and power of community to co-create a better way of doing things. The goal is to transform the two words, ?what if? from a question into an action. Endlessly curious in and fascinated by the spectacular diversity of people and places that make up the universe, he?s taught for over a decade across five countries and three continents. He?s a returned Peace Corps volunteer who has written six books with his father, Steve Murrie. Matt also taught English literature, writing, and entrepreneurship at Westminster College and blogged on the Huffington Post. Today, he?s a social entrepreneur and ?edupreneur? working full-time as the Executive Director and Chief Curiosity Curator for What If?? 360.

Andrew R McHugh breaks down complexity into understandable and useable chunks. He is currently a Masters student at Carnegie Mellon University, studying human-computer interaction. Previously, he co-founded the What If?? Conference, What If?? 360?s predecessor. Andrew left in 2014 and has been designing and developing user experiences ever since. Actively curious about many things, he has a background in design, philosophy, technology and people, mathematics, and physics. During his undergraduate years, Andrew built a bikeshare program, led a movement for systematic sustainability change, and researched brain-computer interfaces, and digital divide/differentiation problems. In his free time, he tinkers on his next project and listens to music louder than necessary.

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