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ventriloquy is associated with my blog - http://voyager.blogs.com/ - in which i document my doctoral studies in cognitive psychology and spatial discourse.



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making new friends from Seoul National University

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:24:55 +0800

on Monday, my team member and i were introduced to Drs Bak Jin-hui and Yang Soo Yeon, from the College of Education at Seoul National University :-) the pair are post-docs in language education. the meeting was kindly facilitated by...



visit to the Abyss Observatory at Farwell from a science museum in Japan

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 08:29:46 +0800

my friend Hajime Nishimura facilitated a visit to the Abyss Observatory at Farwell, from a science museum in Japan, on Saturday. Hajime-san and i invite you to visit the Observatory yourself, when you have the time :-)



Virtual and augmented reality training systems for the elderly in Singapore

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 22:53:45 +0800

through God’s grace alone, my team and i received the news today that - as Co-Principal Investigator - i have been awarded a grant from the Institute for Adult Learning, Singapore. six months’ ago, we were invited by our Principal...



what the intuitions of novices look like, and why we should care

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 21:27:59 +0800

my team and i first started thinking about intuitions and learning around May 2011, as we were trying to deconstruct with teachers on the Six Learnings programme their observations of students who had gone through our curriculum since 2009. just...



Maker Motes: Humanities Education Research Seminar hosted by the Academy of Singapore Teachers

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 16:54:14 +0800

our team has been invited by the Office of Education Research of the National Institute of Education to share our work on the use of open-source microclimate sensors (Maker Motes) in Geographical Investigation :-) we thank God for this opportunity...



Call for Papers: International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education - Special Issue on 'Maker-centered Science and Mathematics Education: Learning, Teaching and Environment Design'

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 15:36:25 +0800

on behalf of my fellow editors - Professors Tzu-Hua Wang (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan) and Jari Lavonen (University of Helsinki) and Drs Alison Clark-Wilson (University College London) and Rachel Sheffield (Curtin) - i would like you to consider a...


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visit our symposium at the 31st International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement :-)

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 20:26:04 +0800

some of my colleagues and i will be hosting a symposium as part of the 31st International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI). ICSEI 2018 will take place at the Nanyang Technological University, and our symposium will be held...



Disciplinary Intuitions / Maker Motes / Minecraft: symposium for delegates from Seoul National University

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 18:12:48 +0800

the National Institute of Education, Singapore, will be receiving a delegation from Seoul National University (SNU) on the 9th of February 2018. by God’s grace alone, my team and i have been invited to participate in the day’s proceedings and...



Disciplinary Intuitions / Maker Motes: NTU / NIE unrestricted elective AGE08D

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 17:50:46 +0800

beginning with Semester One of the Academic Year 2017 / 2018, our team is able to offer an unrestricted elective, open to all undergraduates at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore (including BA (Ed) and BSc (Ed) students of the...



exploring Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in geography education

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:12:14 +0800

i have been asked to be part of a team headed by the Geography Unit of the Curriculum Planning and Development Division of the Ministry of Education here in Singapore, to act in the capacity of a Research Mentor, under...



Maker Motes: thank you to all who participated in and facilitated the inaugural workshop for the 2018 teachers!

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 22:57:37 +0800

further to my post from three weeks’ ago, Dr Ari Widodo and the team from the Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, together with my own team, would like to thank all the teachers from the 2018 run of the Maker Motes programme...



Redstone Jammin' - collaborative music making with Minecraft

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 22:43:11 +0800

earlier today my team and i conducted what we believe is a first-in-the-world design for a learning intervention specifically leveraging the properties of redstone in Minecraft, for a collaborative music-making activity. conceptualised, designed, and built by our high school intern...



Disciplinary Intuitions / Maker Motes: thank you for attending our workshop at SEAGA 2017!

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 06:19:48 +0800

my team and i had a fulfilling 90 minutes of interaction with participants at our workshop at this year’s Southeast Asian Geography Association (SEAGA) conference. we would like to thank each of you for taking time and making the effort...



Maker Motes: thank you to our audience at the international conference of the World Association of Lesson Studies (WALS) 2017

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 11:25:58 +0800

Dr Widodo and i have just finished our sharing at this year’s international conference of the World Association of Lesson Studies (WALS). we had a great time in Nagoya, and would like to thank each member of our audience during...



map of schools in Java, Indonesia, on the Maker Motes / Disciplinary Intuitions programme

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 10:09:23 +0800

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...



Disciplinary Intuitions / Maker Motes: details of workshop at SEAGA 2017

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 18:41:07 +0800

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...



Disciplinary Intuitions / Maker Motes: sharing with visitors from the Hou Kong Middle School, Macau

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 03:55:50 +0800

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...



a guide to developing digital games for early grade literacy for developing countries - introduced at the 7th annual symposium of the Mobiles for Education Alliance

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 15:19:37 +0800

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 :-)



visiting the Cabot Science Library at Harvard

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 14:08:32 +0800

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...



Disciplinary Intuitions / Six Learnings / Maker Motes: welcoming two college students to NTU's Undergraduate Research Experience on Campus (URECA)

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 21:03:32 +0800

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 /...