Christian Bokhove

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BSRLM conference part 2 Alnuset

The third session I attended was more a discussion and critique session, led by Monaghan and Mason, on the topic of ‘cultural affordances’. The basis was the work of Chiappini, … Continue reading

November 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Will Open Badges work?

I recently tweeted about the Open Badges project from Mozilla. I did know some things about the project already, as I knew that Hans de Zwart had already written about … Continue reading

October 4, 2012 · 3 Comments

MOOCing about

In the last months I have followed several Massive Open Online Courses. Some I followed because I was interested in the topic (e.g. Machine Learning), some I followed because I … Continue reading

October 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

Geogebra on the Web

Of course, most of us will already know Geogebra. The latest incarnation, called GeogebraWeb, is made in HTML5 and is a great next step towards an application -as Geogebra initially … Continue reading

October 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Dabbling in Sketchometry

After being alerted by a colleague, today I dabbled a bit in Sketchometry. I like it. It can recognize finger gestures, especially useful on tablets, for geometric constructions. There is … Continue reading

September 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Teaching kids real math with computers: a comment on Wolfram

Only recently I read this blogpost on a TED talk by Conrad Wolfram. Although I agree with most in the blogpost, I think Wolfram paints a caricature of mathematics.  Let … Continue reading

August 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Storing student work and checking geometry tasks

One of the –in my opinion- most impressive features I have seen in mathematics software is the recent fusion of the Freudenthal Institutes (FI) DME (Digital Mathematical Environment), good content … Continue reading

July 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Rapid Miner datamining

I recently got into a discussion about datamining. I actually think we have just started to scratch the surface of big data, Learning Analytics and Educational Datamining. As, for example, … Continue reading

July 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Khan Academy

On the MathEd mailing list I’m on there was some inquiry on Khan Academy. I gave my short description/opinion: Khan Academy (KA) is often associated with a “pedagogy” denoted as … Continue reading

March 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Over theCrowdNL (Dutch)

Ik volg via twitter al een tijdje de discussie over het initiatief theCrowdNL. In mijn eigen woorden zou ik het initiatief omschrijven als een netwerkorganisatie die poogt om professionalisering  wat … Continue reading

February 3, 2012 · 1 Comment