Demo on Fablearn Europe Conference

June 19, 2018 / 0 comments

I am honored that I could be a part of the third Fablearn Europe conference. FABLEARN EUROPE DIGITAL FABRICATION FOR 21ST CENTURY EDUCATION design – build – make – learn June 18 2018 NTNU, Trondheim, Norway [Download my paper here] I was part of the Demo & Poster session of the conference. But because…

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Core Source #2: Teaching as a Design Science

April 5, 2018 / 0 comments

My statement on Laurillard, D. (2012). Teaching as a Design Science (3rd Revised ed.). New York, NY: Routledge. Diana Laurillard, Professor of Learning with Digital Technologies at the London Knowledge Lab, describes several pedagogical patterns for learning what makes it possible to teach in a world of diverse learners and messy realities. Her work is creating…

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Conversation piece: the update

February 14, 2018 / 0 comments

For the research days in September I designed a conversation piece next to my poster essay. Eleven visitors shared their thoughts on innovation in education. The results of this first ‘conversation’ about innovation are delivering some interesting insights.   Image 1: Conversation piece in the making   Image 2: Photo of results of the first…

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Iteration #5: The context of the question

February 13, 2018 / 0 comments

Education often feels like puzzling all knowledge in the certificate, when you ask me. I imagine the current education like a puzzle of knowledge. The edges of the certificate / diploma are already defined. Image 1: defined knowledge before earning a diploma Teachers have the ‘freedom’ to give this knowledge to their students. Often by…

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Core source #1: The Promise of the Maker Movement for Education

February 8, 2018 / 0 comments

My statement on Martin, L. (2015). The Promise of the Maker Movement for Education. Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research (J-PEER), 5(1). In the article “the promise of the Maker Movement for Education” author Lee Martin describes the opportunities of the Maker Movement for Education. According to the author Lee Martin, who is an associate…

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Entering the library

February 2, 2018 / 0 comments

I hadn’t seen a physical library in years. But if there is one thing teachers in training still use, than it is the (media) library. There is a lot written about education. A quick scan through all books gave me new insights on the current existing knowledge what is shared with teachers in education. (And…

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Let’s FIX education

January 19, 2018 / 0 comments

Summary of my research (view presentation under this post) Context of education Society nowadays is changing rapidly. With the possibility to connect, learn, play and work worldwide the game of live is changed. Surprisingly, our education (the place where we get ready to enter society) is not changing in the same pace. Policy makers are…

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Poster Essay & Conversation piece

August 21, 2017 / 0 comments

It is possible to carry and give birth to a child in 9 months. Delivering a poster and conversation piece about my research had some simularities with this proces. The past 9 months I have been working on my research on making in education, my mission to fix education from the inside. I have combined…

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The future of learning

August 1, 2017 / 0 comments

I collected my insights on several projects (in making and innovating education from the inside) from the last months. I’ve written a short white paper about this projects. I still consider this document to be a draft, but I dare to share it with you already. Feel free to comment on it! (click on the…

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Roll of mappings, semester 1

July 17, 2017 / 0 comments

During the first semester of my research I kept a diary of findings on a roll of paper. Next to my book of notes which is full of notes, drawings and questions this roll was a way for me to keep track of my ‘red line’. This roll wasn’t ment for sharing but after six…

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