The other day we saw people working on filling out the muddy part of the lawn by the train station. Good! It was time to replant the grass and maybe add some flowers. Pfft! Turns out they were turning it into yet another unnecessary parking space…
Programming in Lua, Fourth Edition R Ierusalimschy.
The biblatex Package—Programmable Bibliographies and Citations P Lehman with P Kime, A Boruvka & J Wright. Somehow it is difficult to figure out exactly what to do just from reading the manual. Reading the source is required.
The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses, Second Edition J Schell. One of Randy Pausch’s students. It shows. Good stuff.
C# Programming in Easy Steps M McGrath. Now this was a complete waste of time and money.
Troubling Education: Queer Activism and Antioppressive Pedagogy, K Kumashiro. This wasn't quite as hands-on, it sort of just petered out.
Teaching for Critical Thinking—Tools and Techniques to Help Students Question Their Assumptions, S D Brookfield. Lots of good teaching tips; inspiring.