I found this online: And now you may wonder if it’s true or fake news? Well, Paul, Casper and I have performed a little fact-check and it’s true!
I’ve waited some time to write this post, hopefully long enough so people won’t be recognized or even worse recognize themselves. Last week our new book about myths about learning and education was released in Dutch. During the writing process I met some people that showed me why we need to keep up with what… Read More While writing our new book…
Today Paul Kirschner, Casper Hulshof and myself have published a new book. But wait before you start looking for it, it’s only available in Dutch for now. But don’t panic, 2 weeks ago we submitted the English version to the publisher. We explored and examined over 30 new myths again using the 3 labels from… Read More What has happened today…
I have been reading a lot lately and there is something I need to share. It’s an older study by Daniel Oppenheimer, but it seems a lot of the authors didn’t hear about it yet. The title of the study? Consequences of erudite vernacular utilized irrespective of necessity. Oh you, didn’t get that? The subtitle… Read More Stop using long words to look smart or thrustworthy
I wrote this post as a guest post for the popular blog by Larry Ferlazzo, high time I share it here too: One of the biggest possible differences between learners, is their prior knowledge. And this matters a lot as prior knowledge can have a huge influence on what pupils learn. Let me explain this… Read More Differentiation based on prior knowledge
The end of the year is here, a great moment to look back with two top 5’s. These are the posts written in 2018 that were read the most: Double meta-analysis on Growth Mindset: how big are the effects really? Great video on Tuesday: Alternative Math (did I mention that it it is a great… Read More This blog in 2018
Today I gave 2 presentations in Pretoria, South Africa for ResearchED. The first one was about Urban Myths about Learning and Education: And I also did one on my new book The Ingredients for Great Teaching: