Christian Bokhove

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Can research literacy help our schools?

This is the English text of a blog that appeared on a Swedish site (kind translation by Sara Hjelm). In efforts to debunk education myths there is a real danger … Continue reading

April 24, 2018 · 5 Comments

Presentation for HoDs mathematics of Trinity group

I gave a presentation about the spatial research I did recently with 85 year 7 pupils. Mental rotation skills from Christian Bokhove

March 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

researchEd presentation on myths about myths

Last weekend I gave a Dutch and English version of my ‘This is the new myth’ talk. This talk did not come about in some vain attempt to take over … Continue reading

January 24, 2018 · 1 Comment

Educational inequality: old paper by Hanushek

Probably one of the most influential people in OECD policy has been Hanushek. For someone from the Netherlands, the constant ‘bashing’ of selection and ‘early tracking’ has been particularly noteworthy. … Continue reading

November 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

researchEd national conference

On 9 September 2017 I gave a talk at the national researchEd conference in London. The presentation was about how mythbusting might lead to new myths. The presentation covered the … Continue reading

September 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Hirsch: the case of France

I wanted to do a relatively quick post on something I have been looking at in some tweets. It is related to part of Hirsch’s book on which I had … Continue reading

April 26, 2017 · 3 Comments

Hirsch – notes on ‘Why knowledge matters’

This is a quick post with some thoughts on E.D. Hirsch jr.’s last book ‘Why knowledge matters’. Of course Hirsch is mentioned a lot by the ‘knowledge oriented’ blogosphere, and … Continue reading

February 17, 2017 · 4 Comments