Episode 3​: Teachingland Rule 2: Beware of Breakrooms

Episode 2-Teachingland Rule 1: Buckle Up, Buttercup!

Episode 1: Book Brainstretchers, Badges and Bunker Banter


Amanda Fox

Young Zip the Zom-Be is here to guide you through Human-Centered Design and prove that you can BE the solution to anything when you use your brains for solving world problems!  But Zip needs help, too! As he helps you master Design Thinking, can you help him restore his humanity and turn him back into a real boy? This book is about using your heart, engaging your brain, and making with your hands. With rhyme, cute illustrations, and digital downloads such as coloring sheets and student process journals, this book is a great way to introduce design thinking to your children, or students. 

Mat Chacon, CEO, Dogheadsimulations 

"This is a fun, fast-paced read that is all about using teamwork to improve the educational experience. Whether you're an educator in the traditional classroom or an instructor in corporate training, you and your students will benefit from the unconventional strategies and tactics this book offers to navigate the darkness of antiquated educational practices and emerge into the light of an improved pedagogy.  " -- Mat Chacon, CEO, Doghead Simulations

"It’s human nature to get worn down by situations, and Education can be no different. But this dead-ly book from Amanda and Mary Ellen has the perfect anti-dote - the equally human response of playfulness, humour and creativity. As society moves to a fully digital and automated era where the most human intelligence or literacies are becoming more and more valuable, this is not only a smart move, but an absolutely key one if we are to truly survive. I’m confident that this book takes us even beyond that to also give an ability to thrive - first by understanding the recent past, and then via its incredible collection of practical tips and resources. I fully endorse Teachingland for the zombie-fied among us as well as the still warm and red-blooded teachers who are out there every day making a difference."

Jonathan Nalder, Teacher, Futurist, Digital Trainer and founder of FutureWe.org

Steve Bambury, Head of Digital Learning and Innovation, JESS Dubai

“A totally unique approach to professional development that stands out from every other teaching book I’ve read. Essential reading for educators striving to ensure their learning environment doesn’t end up resembling a zombie movie!”