Short-medium, journalist reporting/observational format, lots of ideas and examples from K-12.
Well-known author, lots of interviews with young innovators about schooling, some examples and specific suggestions. Nice treatment of Olin College of Engineering.
Not written for educators per se, more for corporate, but a readable, fascinating overview of the five core skills of innovators: Associating, Questioning, Observing, Networking, Experimenting.
Recent book, nicely combats idea that creativity is innate, offers some specific suggestions for mindsets requried and techniques for cultivating creativity in schools.
One of the best overviews with many very specific strategies for maker spaces and learning environments that support “making”.
Not for educators specifically, but wonderful overview of what it means to be an innovator sweeping across natural and human history and what kinds of environments and actions support and promote innovation.
From Stanford School, a comprehensive and amazingly illustrated guide to design thinking and learning environments.
Very recently released.
Available for free online, about 75 pages, good intro/overview with some specific examples; partially authored by independent school educators at Riverdale Country School.
One of the more recent and most accessible resources from Buck Institute for Education (www.bie.org); lays out the research evidence and best practices for project based learning; also discusses how PBL can and should be connected to authentic local issues and impact.
Free PDF, about 60 pages, useful overview case study.
Short, essay format, inspirational.
Seminal work, originally published in 1980, discussing the revolutionary possibility that using computers can have a positive effect on the way we think and learn.
A practical application about getting started with inquiry learning in the classroom, geared toward middle school, but easy to tailor to younger grades.