Guided ride #4 Arjan van der Meij

March 27, 2018 / 0 comments

Hotshot in the world of MakerEducation is Arjan van der Meij, although he does not prefer this introduction. Arjan is one of the first teachers who started with MakerEducation in the Netherlands. He is now already 15 years (!) active with making in all sorts of ways in education. Thanks to the test week at…

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Guided ride #2 Edgar de Wit & Renee Prins

February 28, 2018 / 0 comments

Today I talked with Edgar & Renee, both working for the Betasteunpunt Zuid-Holland. During a guided ride session (combination between explaining insights and research and reflecting on the topic: landscape of education) we discovered a common ground in the mission to innovate education by creating connections. Research institute Common Eye researched the networks of schools….

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Iteration #6: Participants

February 23, 2018 / 0 comments

Today we had the opportunity to extract knowledge from an anthropologist. I used this opportunity to reflect on my probe I like to do with teachers. I printed out all pages from the probe to collect feedback from my peers and teachers (including an expert, this time an anthropologist) Downloads: Version 1.1 Version 2 I…

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Expert Guided Ride #1

February 7, 2018 / 0 comments

Today I interviewed educational expert (/scientist) Jozefien Bos, core teacher educational science & research at the Rotterdam University of applied sciences. To get a better grip on the field of education I needed an expert who is familiar with working with teachers in secondary education. For this interview / conversation I developed a new method…

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Insights from three expert sessions

May 10, 2017 / 0 comments

This week I joined three (!) different expert sessions on making in education, mainly focussing on monitoring and assessments. In this post I share my first findings / notes on these sessions. Monday: Learning group from teachers in universities of applied sciences. A few years ago I started several learning communities in as well primary as secondary education….

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Interview Bas Leurs, Head of learning experiences at Nesta

April 28, 2017 / 0 comments

During my visit in London I arranged an interview with Bas Leurs. Before joining Nesta, Bas spent over a decade as a lecturer, programme leader and researcher for the Multimedia Design course at Rotterdam University. He played a key role in the curriculum development, and also co-authored the course’s national qualification profile. Areas Bas has…

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