It must have been 2012 when I first read Rousseau en ik (Rousseau and me) by Dutch philosopher Maarten Doorman. While it’s impossible to underestimate Jean Jacques Rousseau’s influence on our thinking about education and raising our children, I discovered that he was instead a jack of all trades but master of none. And then… Read More One of education’s fascinating dirty little secrets
For the past 3 years I have been of the CTTL Summer Academy, but sadly this year everything is canceled because of Corona. But wait, why not take everything online? Click here for more info.
This is the slidedeck I used in my keynote for the 24th E-learn conference 2019 in New Orleans, November 7th.
I received some requests already for giving talks in the US, and I really like doing this. Do be able to still teach and do research while giving talks in the US there are two options. Option 1: Yesterday I gave a first talk via Zoom to a group of teachers in the US. It was… Read More Giving talks in the US in February!
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:
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2017 was a special year for a lot of people. I know that there are lot of reasons to have mixed feelings. I do have to admit that for me it has been a year filled with incredible stuff. I want to summarize my year in a couple of tweets, but the best news I… Read More This was my 2017 in 4 tweets and a bit more
This is the presentation I gave at the National ResearchED conference, September 9 2017. The presentation is in part based on our book Urban Myths about Learning and Education and in part based on the recent article I co-wrote with Paul Kirschner published in Teaching and Teacher Education (yes the one that was mentioned in Nature).
No funny on Sunday today, just a personal note. 12 years ago, almost to date, my wife and I were traveling through the US for our honeymoon. The biggest part of our trip was route 66, but as we are both music lovers, we did a detour to Nashville and Memphis. It was in Memphis,… Read More A personal note on Sunday: a diner in Memphis