The past 2 years I’ve seen a steady rise of people using LinkedIn. I receive daily invites to connect and I also noticed that a lot of people visit this blog via this social media platform. In my experience LinkedIn is the more serious, older brother in the social media landscape. This is of course because the… Read More Just an idea for Microsoft: put a factcheck-button on LinkedIn
I returned from the fabulous ResearchED Scandinavia in Gothenburg. I landed in Zaventem, run for my car to see my loved ones asap. Today I see the images of the place were I come so very often. Scattered, ruined with lots of people in pain, many people killed. It’s a stupid thing to say, but… Read More 2 days ago… #Brussels
This is the keynote I gave at the Media & Learning conference, Brussels, March 11th, 2016. Parts were based on our book ‘Urban Myths about Learning and Education”, by myself, Paul Kirschner & Casper Hulshof
I’ve been blogging for quite a while in a sometimes very personal version of English. If I look at my visitor stats, a lot of people visit this blog from throughout the world. I’m living in Belgium and we have been receiving some bad press lately. Now, it’s not typical for someone coming from Belgium to… Read More A bit of a different post: let’s talk about Belgium for a minute
Yesterday I discovered this one-page summary of our book by Oliver Cavigliol and it looks great (note to myself, be careful with the Coca Cola…). This is a new updated version, including my 2 co-authors Paul & Casper. Some people noticed that the link to the Daniel Willingham-video doesn’t work, check here. If you like what you… Read More Our book “Urban myths about learning and education” summarized on one page
When Mark Knopfler wanted to refuel, tired from touring with Dire Straits after their very successful Brothers in Arms-album, he recorded an album with some old friends called “Missing… presumed having a good time”. Their band was called The Notting Hilbillies. Well, the past 2 years have been a great ride, blogging almost every single day… Read More Missing… presumed having a good time
This is the presentation I gave at the SIRikt-conference in Slovenia, 2015, May 28.