Colab? Spotify colaberative​

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‘.–

With the greatest

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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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reading
Long Reads, a long reading list

Yes, I love long reads
This is just a short blog about a page I started some time ago in draft mode. The long reads that keep me up at night, things I really want to read and that started a new way of seeing

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7 lessons I learned from designing a new subject

To be worked out with working examples
These are the seven lessons I learned from designing a new school subject

Start with the end in mind
Let the learning happen
Give control
Eat sleep, learn repeat
Enjoy the boredom
Communicate the change
Be surprised
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Why I teach (still in Dutch)

Sorry, Dutch only. With Google Translate this page can be in English.
Dit is de reden dat ik lesgeef
Net even vroeger dan gewenst zit ik weer in de trein naar ‘s-Hertogenbosch (05.45 eruit; 23:45 erin).

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