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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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Disciplinary Intuitions: the book has been indexed by Scopus

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:44:49 +0800

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.



Disciplinary Intuitions / Maker Motes at the Seminar on Computational Thinking Education, The Education University of Hong Kong

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:44:57 +0800

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...



Disciplinary Intuitions / Maker Motes: workshop at the international conference of the Southeast Asian Geography Association (SEAGA) 2017

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:42:26 +0800

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...



Guidebook on Digital Game Development for Early Literacy Learning in Developing Countries - the manuscript has been accepted

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 20:43:53 +0800

back in September, i shared that our team had just been awarded a grant which commissioned us to write a Guidebook on Digital Game Development for Early Literacy Learning in Developing Countries. the team applied themselves enthusiastically to the challenge....



Structured Academic Controversy in online learning environments

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 20:19:48 +0800

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...



see you at the 18th International Conference on Education Research!

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 20:35:36 +0800

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...



Disciplinary Intuitions / Maker Motes: sharing with visitors from Hong Kong CoolThink@JC Computational Thinking Education Programme

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 09:01:33 +0800

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...



making a new friend :-)

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 20:45:11 +0800

my colleagues and i helped host Dr Rena Subotnik of the American Psychological Association, this week :-)



hosting friends from the Universitas Negeri Jakarta

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 01:20:21 +0800

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 :-)



Adam West, 1928 - 2017

Sun, 11 Jun 2017 12:26:44 +0800




my first visit to India: inauguration of the Atal Tinkering Lab at Delhi Public School, Amritsar

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 21:10:55 +0800

when i was reading the Geography Tripos for my undergraduate studies in the 1980s, one of my favourite electives was titled the Geography of South Asia. i enjoyed the course so much, i took it for both my second year...



Disciplinary Intuitions / Six Learnings featured in the Knowledge Resource Bank of the Office of Education Research

Wed, 31 May 2017 17:52:21 +0800

the annual Redesigning Pedagogy conference is on this week, at the National Institute of Education in Singapore. my colleagues from the Office of Education Research (OER) have been using the opportunity to give teachers a sneak preview of a proof-of-concept...



Disciplinary Intuitions / Six Learnings / Maker Motes offered as part of NTU's Undergraduate Research Experience on Campus (URECA) programme 2017/18

Mon, 29 May 2017 15:55:42 +0800

are you an NTU undergraduate eligible for the Undergraduate Research Experience on Campus (URECA) programme 2017/18? if so, please do consider applying for either NIE17004 Exploring the potential roles that game-based worlds and immersive environments play in learning, or NIE17005...



Maker Motes: collaboration with NIE Office of Teacher Education special project on Internet of Things

Mon, 29 May 2017 15:11:43 +0800

if you’re a teacher (or student-teacher) within Singapore interested in STEM education, my team would like to share that - through a collaboration with the Office of Teacher Education at the National Institute of Education (NIE) - our Maker Motes...



Apple Orchard Road opens

Sat, 27 May 2017 15:57:53 +0800

it’s been about eleven-and-a-half-years’ since i blogged about Apple’s retail presence in Singapore. this morning, Apple Orchard Road opened and it is Apple’s first official retail / ‘town-hall’ presence not only in Singapore but in the southeast Asian region. it...



Learning Mathematics with portable, programmable robots

Fri, 26 May 2017 20:15:32 +0800

through God’s grace alone, my team and i received the news today that we have been awarded a grant from the National Institute of Education. this will be a collaboration with A/P Domenico Campolo, who is the Director of the...



nobody does it better

Tue, 23 May 2017 06:54:40 +0800

Roger Moore; 1927 - 2017



thank you, Prof Lee

Fri, 19 May 2017 22:49:10 +0800

i have just received news that Professor Lee Sing Kong passed away today. Prof Lee was a former Director of the National Institute of Education, from 2006 to 2014. although he was Director, i did not know him very well,...



Disciplinary Intuitions / Maker Motes: sharing with visitors from Seoul National University

Wed, 17 May 2017 17:59:52 +0800

this afternoon, my team and i had the privilege of sharing our work on Disciplinary Intuitions and Maker Motes to visitors from Seoul National University :-)



Maker Motes, STEM and 21st century competencies and learning dispositions (21CC) - a student's perspective

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:33:45 +0800

following up from my post two weeks’ ago, which looked back at my team’s first year of collaboration with the Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia and schools in Java, one of the students on the programme has kindly written his perspective on...