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voyager
Singapore
my research interests are the pedagogical affordances of virtual environments and virtual worlds
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here’s a map of schools in Java, Indonesia, on the Maker Motes / Disciplinary Intuitions programme :-) we work with colleagues from the Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, with funding from the HEAD Foundation. if you are a teacher or school leader... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at voyeurism
further to my post three months’ ago, my team and i are happy to share details of the workshop we will be conducting at this year’s conference of the Southeast Asian Geography Association (SEAGA). as shared earlier, the conference will... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2017 at voyeurism
on the 8th of November, my team will be hosting a group of teachers and school leaders from the Hou Kong Middle School, Macau. the delegation wishes to learn about STEM education. we very much look forward to interacting with... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2017 at voyeurism
a little over a year after being awarded the commission, two friends get to meet face-to-face for the first time :-) one of my co-authors - Dr John Comings :-) Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2017 at voyeurism
i am very grateful to Susan Berstler - Technology Specialist for Libraries - for affording me the opportunity to visit the Cabot Science Library at Harvard today. prior to the visit, Susan and i had only chatted through conference calls... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2017 at voyeurism
further to my post four months’ ago, my team and i are really happy and privileged to welcome two college students to our projects offered under NTU’s Undergraduate Research Experience on Campus (URECA) programme for the Academic Year 2017 /... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2017 at voyeurism
this is what the cover for a Guide to developing digital games for early grade literacy for developing countries looks like :-) Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2017 at voyeurism
further to my post last month, my team shared our experience with implementing Maker Motes and micro:bits in STEM-based curricula in schools in Singapore and Indonesia, during this week’s QCS50H pre-service teacher education course at the National Institute of Education.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2017 at voyeurism
further to my post last month, here are more details about the seminar on STEM education in schools, that my team and i have been invited to facilitate in Hong Kong. Approaching curriculum design for STEM education and computational thinking... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2017 at voyeurism
further to my post last month, here are details of our sharing session on Maker Motes, based on the tentative programme of this year's international conference of the World Association of Lesson Studies (WALS), to be held in Nagoya. the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2017 at voyeurism
further to my post from last week, i am able to share a few more details about my participation at this year’s symposium of the Mobiles for Education (mEducation) Alliance, to be held in Washington DC from the 5th to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2017 at voyeurism
i’ll be attending the 7th annual symposium of the Mobiles for Education (mEducation) Alliance. the Alliance was founded in 2010 and is an international collaborative effort between bilateral and multilateral donors, NGOs, foundations, private sector partners, academic researchers, and implementing... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2017 at voyeurism
i have just received the news that i have been awarded a Fellowship for the 3rd University-based Institutes for Advanced Study (UBIAS) Intercontinental Academia (ICA), themed on Laws: rigidity and dynamics, hosted by the University of Birmingham and the Nanyang... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2017 at voyeurism
my good friend and research partner - Dr Ari Widodo from the Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia - and i have had our proposal for a conference presentation titled Using Lesson Study to introduce STEM education accepted at this year’s international conference... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2017 at voyeurism
from tomorrow, over the next four weeks, our team’s expertise in designing curriculum approaches leveraging open-source environmental sensors will form the background of a pre-service course at the National Institute of Education (NIE). over the past twelve months, we have... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2017 at voyeurism
i received the news today that the 2015 publication Disciplinary Intuitions and the design of learning environments has been indexed by the bibliographic database Scopus. i thank God for this surprise through His grace. Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2017 at voyeurism
my team and i have been invited to facilitate a series of workshops at the Seminar on Computational Thinking Education, to be held at the Education University of Hong Kong on the 20th of October. we are very grateful to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2017 at voyeurism
my team and i have just received the news that we will be able to facilitate a workshop on our curriculum model which makes use of open-source environmental sensors (Maker Motes) at this year’s international conference of the Southeast Asian... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at voyeurism
today i had the privilege of hosting two doctoral students from the Universitas Negeri Jakarta. Clara and Heldy are also responsible for the Journal of Educational Research in Administration and Management :-) Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2017 at voyeurism
back in September, i shared that our team had just been awarded a grant which commissioned us to write a guidebook on developing digital games for early grade literacy for developing countries. the team applied themselves enthusiastically to the challenge.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2017 at voyeurism
i'm planning to attend the 18th International Conference on Education Research, to be held in Seoul from the 18th till the 20th of October :-) the conference theme is Lifelong learning for all: designing sustainable learning society. if you're in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2017 at voyeurism
Dr Cheah Horn Mun - Assistant Provost, Singapore University of Social Sciences - and i have just had a chapter published in a volume edited by Angela Murphy, Helen Farley, Laurel Dyson and Hazel Jones. as you can see from... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2017 at voyeurism
my colleagues and i helped host Dr Rena Subotnik of the American Psychological Association, this week :-) Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2017 at voyeurism
on the 1st of August, my colleagues and i at the Learning Sciences Lab, National Institute of Education will be hosting a group of primary school teachers from Hong Kong, under the aegis of Hong Kong’s CoolThink@JC - Computational Thinking... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2017 at voyeurism