Invent to Learn

April 5, 2017 / 0 comments

Learning is often confused with education The book Invent to Learn, written by Martinez & Stager, is marked as important by a lot of makers and educators throughout the world including the founder of MIT Media Lab. The reviews for the book made me curious earlier, but now the book is also translated (as well…

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All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

March 24, 2017 / 0 comments

We are experiencing a transition of society. There is a growing demand for workers who are creative, can work together, innovate quickly and easily, dare to try new approaches and are responsible for what they (want to) learn. The study for these complex skills (sometimes called ’21st century skills’) only take place on a very limited extent in…

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Research proposal

January 28, 2017 / 0 comments

My mission started in 2012 when I founded Stadslab Rotterdam, together with some collegues. The Stadslab, a Fablab+, started from educational needs in Higher Vocational Education in the field of Communication and Media Design, Media Technology, and Computer Science. It can be described as a FabLab+ with an emphasis on electronic and sensor devices, Internet of…

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