Christian Bokhove

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TALIS 2013

TALIS 2013 has been released. Another very interesting and extensive study by the OECD. I will certainly take a closer look at the dataset. Just as a quick thing I … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wuzzit trouble for Android

Since begin November there is an Android version of Wuzzit trouble in the Play store. I assume it’s the same as the iOS one. A blog post about the game … Continue reading

December 8, 2013 · 2 Comments

Graphical calculator vs Online

Inspired by this blogpost: The CASIO graphical calculator FX-9860G SD emulator, still in use is some classrooms in the Netherlands, on the left for y=sin(1/x), an online tool on the … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Maths iOS app: Wuzzit Trouble

NPR Math Guy Keith Devlin, from Stanford, recently followed up his promise from his 2011 book “Mathematics Education for a New Era”  and released a free maths game Wuzzit Trouble … Continue reading

September 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Software for geometric proofs in secondary schools

A week ago I attended a seminar at the School of Education with visitors from Japan. One of the visitors was Professor Mikio Miyazaki. He showcased some of his work … Continue reading

July 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mitra, genius or?

I’m getting increasingly more annoyed by the rhetoric surrounding Self Organized Learning. Steve Wheeler poses the black-and-white question about Sugata Mitra: is he a genius or a charlatan ? A … Continue reading

June 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

More on Openbadges

I seem to get involved into many #openbadges discussions on Twitter lately. A while back I wrote on my blog about this topic. I think it was quite well-balanced, acknowledging … Continue reading

May 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Longer schooldays

A recent assertion in the media (and of Gove) is that longer schooldays would lead to better performance and make life easier for working parents (see here, you can even … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · 3 Comments

Convenience tooling

In research we often refer to ‘convenience sampling’ as sampling where subjects are selected because of their convenient accessibility and proximity to the researcher. The most obvious criticism is sample … Continue reading

April 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Following #octel

OK, so I’m not the type of person who likes to keep long personal logs or elaborate mindmaps of my thoughts. I prefer short 140 character tweets. I followed quite … Continue reading

April 5, 2013 · Leave a comment