e-Estonia. Looking at others is confronting to yourself.

24 hours after returning home I suddenly felt an urge to write out my thoughts and feelings after being emerged¬†in the Estonian educational system. UPDATE: It did take a few weeks to finalize this blog, let’s blame Trump ūüėČ

In retrospect,

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Google certified innovators, Get ready for the launch

Last week I was surprised by the assignment of mentors. I was assigned a mentor for the Google Certified innovator program (see also my previous blog). 

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Colab? Spotify colaberative‚Äč

Connecting with my students is something I really enjoy. One of my newest experiments is a collaborative playlist on Spotify. An easy way for students to send me tracks on Spotify.

‘Mister Moorlag, this you really need to hear‘.–

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Get ready to innovate, start your engines

Ladies, start your engines and may the best woman win. Get ready to innovate!
With the help of my students, I discovered¬†RuPaul’s Drag race. I think it gives an alternative view on how Americans see themselves and each other (and ¬†Facebook has 70 (!) genders

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This blog is now protected

Cloudflare?
With the help of Cloudflare my blog is now HTTPS enabled and in case of a DDoS attack the service also can help manage the traffic. It’s free! Cloudflare is a ‘content delivery network’ service. Basically is helps the web server to serve the

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Student centered learning

Student-centered learning and subject cluster projects.
Hello World is my favorite magazine. It’s from the UK and is all about computer science and teaching/learning the subject. I was asked by my dear friend Miles Berry to prepare a 1000 word piece about student-centered learning. Quite

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Experimenting

Eat, sleep, learn & repeat
Based on the song from Fat Boy Slim; Eat, sleep, Rave & Repeat this is a mantra that sticks. Experimenting!
Learning is what sets us apart from the Neandertal. We can cope with setbacks, a change in environment and the

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A few days in Berlin

Really enjoyed a few days in Berlin.
In a few pictures here or with the context on Instagram
 

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Fog, clouds & Google

Fog, just a surface based cloud not going Google.
It’s so easy to forget where we came from. Everything always on, always available and automatically saved with no real need to backup. Is this an idyllic world? Or a dystopian future? Is Google the answer?
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