Learning through Play at Home – Lockdown Activities

It seems that almost the entire world is on lockdown at the moment, which includes the suspension of formal schooling in over 180 countries. As a result, parents and caregivers around the world have found themselves in the unexpected role of ‘teacher’ – often with little to no previous experience. While this situation is indeed … Continue reading Learning through Play at Home – Lockdown Activities

Education in a VUCA world – Challenges of Covid-19

We often speak of the “VUCA” world we live in – Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous. In the past few weeks, however, we’ve gotten a real experience of what this means and how it can impact education. The rapid spread of the Coronavirus across the world and the drastic measures being taken to slow down … Continue reading Education in a VUCA world – Challenges of Covid-19

Design-based Research: What is it, and Why are we using it?

This is Part 1 of a series of articles about Design-based Research in the Sandbox Project. You can read Part 2 here. Action research, Quasi-experimental research, Ethnographic study… There are many different types of research used in education, each with their own history and terminology – it can sometimes seem quite overwhelming! Throughout the long … Continue reading Design-based Research: What is it, and Why are we using it?