This review study gives a bit of hope – or depending on who your are some despair: prerecorded videos can help learning in higher education

This week I’ll only do live online classes with my students as they have asked our team several times to have as many live sessions as possible. Still, this new review study does show that prerecorded videos can help to learn. The researchers do plea for a combination of regular teaching and videos. Do note… Read More This review study gives a bit of hope – or depending on who your are some despair: prerecorded videos can help learning in higher education

Can school gardens teach kids to eat more vegetables?

With a lot of research looking at all things covid, sometimes it’s fun to read something completely different, such as this study that links school gardens and related cooking classes to children eating more vegetables. From the press release: Getting children to eat their vegetables can seem like an insurmountable task, but nutrition researchers at… Read More Can school gardens teach kids to eat more vegetables?

New article: Closing schools for SARS-CoV-2: a pragmatic rapid recommendation

This is a new study by Bekkering et al. I had the honor and pleasure to be part of the multidisciplinary team on this very hot topic: should schools remain open or closed during the pandemic. Abstract of the study (open access): Background In Belgium, schools closed during the first lockdown in March 2020, with a… Read More New article: Closing schools for SARS-CoV-2: a pragmatic rapid recommendation