Telling the (innovative) story with an overhead projector

February 19, 2018 / 0 comments

To set my storyline right, I tried drawing while talking to others about my research. I am not that amazing painter that amazes people with my sketches, but I discovered it worked very well. My drawing is like ‘on the back of a napkin’ as described by Dan Roam. And he was right: “There is…

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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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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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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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