The new Spring edition of American Educator was published today, with a new article taken from our most recent book More Urban Myths about Learning and Education. You can read the article here for free and this is what it all is about: Transfer of learning is seen as the use of knowledge, skills, and/or… Read More A new article in American Educator by Paul, Casper & yours truly: If You Learn A, Will You Be Better Able to Learn B?
It’s that time of the year again: you don’t know what to buy for your partner, family member or friend who is working in education. Well, let me help you out, these 3 books can save your day! This is our classic ‘Urban Myths about Learning and Education’, even available in Swedish, Dutch and Chinese,… Read More 3 possible gifts for teachers for this holiday season (shameless self promotion 😉 )
Di esta charla en Chile hace un mes y fue doblada al español. Puedes encontrar más videos de ResearchED en español e inglés aquí. I gave this talk in Chile a month ago and it was dubbed into Spanish. You can find more ResearchED videos both in Spanish and English here.
This is the slidedeck I used in my keynote for the 24th E-learn conference 2019 in New Orleans, November 7th.
No, we weren’t done. Four years after our first book Urban Myths About Learning and Education, it’s high time to share all the factchecks that Paul, Casper and myself have been working on. In the book we discuss over 30 new myths, again using the 3 labels ‘complete nonsense’, ‘nuanced’ and ‘we don’t know’, the… Read More “More Urban Myths about Learning and Education” is now available!
I was able to reveal our new book cover during my presentation at the ResearchED conference. The release date is October 18th! Here it is:
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