Game based learning and BYOD: Kahoot

I admit that game based learning never was central to me — to learn something new requires quite an amount of work, I think. But acquiring knowledge is just one part of learning, strengthen your new skills by repetition and […]

Creation: Demonstrating Understanding (Monica Burns)

The title of this post is from a book from Monica Burns  I am reading at the moment. This is one aspect which is a guiding idea for me since many years: clearly, creating something related to a subject demonstrates […]

Mahara survey: evaluation of students experience — part 2: ease of use

Here are some more results from my survey — setup and details see part 1. Please keep in mind that three different groups (which are rather small) have been asked – with different education level (9-11) and taught different subjects. The […]

Mahara survey: evaluation of students experience — part 1: age/subject

My use of Mahara (17.04 in conjunction with Moodle 3.3+) has been reported here. When the term is ending (end of june) time seemed right for looking back and getting some feedback. As a starting point I took a study […]

Mahara for learning and teaching

At our school Moodle is used since more than 15 years widely, an own instance is maintained by our IT department. This is not true for Mahara. So to use (is: installing and maintaining) my own Moodle/Mahara (Mahoodle) there had […]

Double Flipped Classroom Teaching Mathematics

“Flipped Classroom” by Mikel Agirregabiria is licensed under CC BY 2.0

The flipped classroom approach has advantages which are more striking than ever. My personal experience is a very strong dispersion of the speed of the learners. The (forced) ability to manage more than one task simultaneously in a multimedia setting with […]

Functional Programming in Geogebra

From the 5.0 Manual of Geogebra: It’s actually enough to provide a single list to Zip[]. This makes it a shorter alternative to Sequence[] when all you want is to traverse a list. For example, Zip[a^2, a, listOfNumbers] is much shorter than Sequence[Element[listOfNumbers, […]