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.
Well, I’m not Casper, so I do have some good intentions for the new year, one of them is ‘keep blogging’. Best wishes for the new year!
This blog post 1000. A 4 digit figure, never expected, but glad to see there is also an audience for my ramblings on education, youngsters and research in something that is almost English. Some blog posts have been very popular, during the past year, I want to give an overview: This post seems to be something… Read More Blog post 1000 on The Economy of Meaning: what we’ve learned so far?
These resolutions or rulins by the late great Woody Guthrie are over 70 years old, but like Business Insider said, pretty unbeatable!
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 53,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 20 sold-out performances for that many… Read More 2013 in review on The Economy of Meaning!