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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 / Six Learnings featured at the National Institute of Education Visitor Learning Centre

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 05:39:53 +0800

The idea for a Visitor Learning Centre at the National Institute of Education was first mooted in December 2015. On 5 April 2018, the Centre was officially opened by the Minister for Education (Schools), at the Caring Teacher Awards ceremony...



Redstone Jammin' - collaborative music making with Minecraft: showcased at the 2018 symposium of the Nanyang Research Programme

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 21:33:22 +0800

in December, i introduced Redstone Jammin’ - a learning environment for collaborative music making, which was conceptualised, designed, and built by Lionel Lim. Lionel had the opportunity to share his work earlier today at this year’s symposium of the Nanyang...



Disciplinary Intuitions / Six Learnings / Maker Motes: we are visiting Taiwan :-)

Sun, 01 Apr 2018 03:45:12 +0800

a blessed Easter to all! by God’s Grace alone, my team and i have been invited to visit Taiwan next month. from the 7th to the 11th of May, we will be at the College of Education, National Pingtung University,...



what's caught my eye at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2018

Sat, 31 Mar 2018 21:56:33 +0800

the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) is always a highlight of the calendar, and this year is no exception. here’s what’s caught my eye in this year’s programme :-) - Developing third-grade students’ computational thinking skills...



Stewards Pooi Kei Primary School - Singapore STEM study tour

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 20:21:24 +0800

something i treasure about my job is that it allows me to meet and interact with learners and educators from different cultural backgrounds. over these couple of days, my team and i are helping students, their parents, and teachers from...



Maker Motes: pic from the Humanities Education Research Seminar :-)

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:32:46 +0800

this afternoon was the Humanities Education Research Seminar, which i wrote about three weeks’ ago :-) it was such a privilege to be sharing alongside friends whom i hold dear to my heart, including Dennis Kwek, Mark Baildon, Chang Chew...



Discover URECA@NTU poster exhibition held today :-)

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 19:10:19 +0800

further to my post last week about the poster exhibition of the Undergraduate Research Experience on Campus (URECA) programme of the Nanyang Technological University, here’s a pic of our booth, taken earlier this afternoon :-)



the textbook my granddad wrote - Java: a Primary Reader

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:36:33 +0800

my granddad was a very literate person, and cared deeply about education. i have already written about how he founded a school, before the War, in Bandung. in 1973, he published a book: Tour Europe on a Eurail Pass. It...



Webinar on The Power of Digital Gaming for Literacy

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 05:14:57 +0800

in conjunction with the launch of the Guide to developing digital games for early grade literacy for developing countries earlier this week, All Children Reading: a Grand Challenge for Development (ACR: GCD) will be hosting a webinar on Tuesday 20th...



Discover URECA@NTU poster exhibition

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:08:44 +0800

the Undergraduate Research Experience on Campus (URECA) programme is an initiative by the Nanyang Technological University (NTU). a little over five months’ ago, i shared on how my team and i were privileged to collaborate with two undergraduates in this...



Guide to developing digital games for early grade literacy for developing countries

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 10:41:57 +0800

one and a half years’ ago, my team and i were awarded a commission by All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development Partners—the United States Agency for International Development, World Vision, and the Australian Government; the UK Government’s Department...


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Maker Motes: details of presentatation at the Humanities Education Research Seminar

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 18:05:19 +0800

further to my post two months’ ago, my team and i are happy to share details of our presentation at this year’s Humanities Education Research Seminar. as shared earlier, the seminar will be hosted in Lecture Theatre Two of the...



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...