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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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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 Base 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...



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...