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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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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...



keynote at the N3 cluster ICT symposium this year :-)

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:02:48 +0800

this year’s ICT symposium for schools in Singapore’s N3 cluster will be held on the 29th of June. i am very grateful to the organising committee of the symposium for kindly extending the opportunity to keynote to myself and Professor...



Maker Motes with schools in Java, Indonesia - taking stock of our first year

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 10:33:29 +0800

it’s been a year since my team’s collaboration with the Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia around the use of Maker Motes started. i thought it might be worthwhile to describe highlights of our journey. we worked with teachers from five middle schools...



on enabling infrastructures, curriculum frameworks, and learning theories: reflections on technology in education 1998-2017

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 15:19:37 +0800

two weeks’ ago i had a very pleasant lunch at Picco’s in Boston, with my friend and mentor George Brackett. three of my eight modules during my Masters were under George’s supervision, and it’s safe to say he made an...



Landscapes of participatory making, modding and hacking: maker culture and makerspaces - we have received the hardcover!

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 22:33:09 +0800

in what has become a very overwhelming day, the actual physical hardcover of Landscapes of participatory making, modding and hacking: maker culture and makerspaces was delivered today! truly our cup runneth over. all Glory be to God alone.



Disciplinary Intuitions / Maker Motes: a new tranche of funding for our project in schools in Indonesia!

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 22:08:02 +0800

all thanks be to God alone. my team’s Maker Motes project with schools in Indonesia has received in-principle approval for a new tranche of funding! this tranche comes from the Human Capital & Education for Asian Development (HEAD) Foundation, and...



Landscapes of participatory making, modding and hacking: maker culture and makerspaces - the book is published :-)

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 22:47:07 +0800

my most recent edited book - Landscapes of participatory making, modding and hacking: maker culture and makerspaces - is published and now ready for purchase :-) i would like to express my gratitude to my team members - Ming De,...



Landscapes of participatory making, modding and hacking: maker culture and makerspaces - the webpage is up :-)

Sat, 28 Jan 2017 17:36:11 +0800

the webpage for my book Landscapes of participatory making, modding and hacking: maker culture and makerspaces is up :-)



Landscapes of participatory making, modding and hacking: maker culture and makerspaces

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 23:51:39 +0800

it’s been a journey of more than two years; Landscapes of participatory making, modding and hacking: maker culture and makerspaces is nearly ready for its debut :-)



attending the annual conference of the Association of American Geographers in Boston

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:23:00 +0800

i’ll be attending this year’s annual conference of the Association of American Geographers, which will be held in Boston from the 5th to the 9th of April. the themes this year are: - geographies of bread and water in the...



Open-source, the Internet of Things, and the democratization of local geographies

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 22:33:08 +0800

Call for Proposals for a session to be held at the Annual Conference of the Royal Geographical Society, London, 29 August to 1 September 2017 This session is sponsored by the Geographical Information Science Research Group of the Royal Geographical...


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participating in 'Generation Z around the world' Asia-Pacific workshop

Mon, 26 Dec 2016 22:24:48 +0800

back in September, my university nominated me to be part of an exciting project organised by Prof Dr Christian Scholz and his team from the University of Saarland. Prof Scholz and his team have been working on a proposal titled...



visitors from the Graduate Institute of Science Education, National Taiwan Normal University

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 15:52:27 +0800

this past Friday my team was extremely privileged to be able to host visitors from the Graduate Institute of Science Education, National Taiwan Normal University. we spent a fruitful morning with Prof Hsu Ying-Shao, Prof Wu Hsin-Kai, Ast/P Fang Su-Chi,...



project closure: Stanford Mobile Inquiry-based Learning Environment (SMILE) and web-based Structured Academic Controversy (SAC Newsroom)

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 16:41:08 +0800

yesterday my team and i formally ended our partnership with a school in Singapore, in terms of the research collaboration we have enjoyed with the principal, staff and students of Ngee Ann Secondary School as we worked alongside them as...



Disciplinary Intuitions / Maker Motes: seminar at Seoul National University

Fri, 04 Nov 2016 15:18:04 +0800

yesterday, i was invited by the ’Together’ Science Education for the Future (ToSEF) program of the Department of Science Education, Seoul National University, to conduct a seminar entitled ‘Designing for STEM with Maker Motes: Citizen Science with low-cost environmental sensors’....



UNESCO symposium on the future of Education for Sustainable Development - invited participant!

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:04:33 +0800

this really is very overwhelming. through God’s abundant Grace alone, i have received an invitation from UNESCO to be one of about a dozen people worldwide to be a member of the inaugural symposium on the future of Education for...



UNESCO APEID 2016 - invited speakers for the keynotes and plenaries

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:45:02 +0800

last week, i shared that UNESCO has so wonderfully graciously invited me as a plenary speaker at the Asia-Pacific Programme for Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) conference next month. the list of my fellow plenary speakers is out, but first,...



UNESCO Asia-Pacific Programme for Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) 2016 - invited plenary speaker!

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 16:08:10 +0800

i am deeply humbled to share that today i received an invitation to be a plenary speaker at this year’s UNESCO Asia-Pacific Programme for Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) international conference. all thanks be to God alone. the conference will...