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The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google
by Nicholas Carr

“Magisterial. . . . Draws an elegant and illuminating parallel between the late-19th-century electrification of America and today’s computing world.”—SalonHailed as “the most influential book so far on the cloud computing movement” (Christian Science Monitor), The Big Switch makes a simple and profound statement: Computing is turning into a utility, and the effects of this transition will ultimately change society as completely as the advent of cheap electricity did. In a new chapter for this edition that brings the story up-to-date, Nicholas Carr revisits the dramatic new world being conjured from the circuits of the “World Wide Computer.”

BUNDLE: Dembo: Untangling the Web + Dembo, Untangling the Web Interactive eBook
by Steve Dembo

20 of the best web tools to wow students with online learning
With this bundle, you will receive both the print book and the Interactive eBook versions of Untangling the Web. Discover 20 free websites and tools—flexible enough for kindergarten through high school use—and learn how to leverage technology to transform classroom experiences. You will also have access to an online community where you can connect and collaborate with fellow educators. Thousands of online learning tools promise performance-busting results, but few educators have time to find those best suited to meet core standards. More than a how-to guide, you’ll receive:
Print and interactive eBook versions including hyperlinks, additional examples and embedded video tutorials for richer exploration Access to an online community where you can connect with other educators, www.untanglingthewebcommunity.com Advice, tips, tricks, and anecdotes from leaders throughout the ed tech community 
Test out the Interactive eBook demo chapter here: http://www.corwin.com/ebook/dembo/demos/ch02/