Learn from masterpieces and create your own at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Just arrived, I am sitting on a stool in the children’s wing at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebæk, about 30 km north of Copenhagen. I look at the 12-14 other participants, all women, most of them in their forties (like me) or older. It worries me a little.  I signed up for creative workshops,… Continue reading Learn from masterpieces and create your own at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

The art of using digital communication in schools

Teachers at my children’s school cannot be accused of suffering from technophobia: On the contrary, they are on the front lines of IT. It’s a subject from Kindergarden, and from 5th grade virtually all communication (outside the classroom) between teachers, students, and parents takes places electronically. The school’s website contains a wealth of information and… Continue reading The art of using digital communication in schools

Stolte skolebørn??

(English extract below) Der tales meget om ligeværd, tolerance og rummelighed i den danske folkeskole, mens konkurrence, flid og disciplin nærmest er blevet fyord. I min optik har vi mistet balancen. I dag hørte jeg i nyhederne at “det er uklogt at være klog og ambitiøs i den danske folkeskole”. Elevernes egen formand stod bag udtalelsen.… Continue reading Stolte skolebørn??

Titler til salg…

(English extract below) Uddannelsestitler er nyttige, fordi de indikerer hvilken form for viden, bæreren af titlen har tilegnet sig. Udfordringen er at gennemskue kvaliteten af de enkelte uddannelser i den voksende jungle af universiteter verden over. Jeg forlod mit job og flyttede med min mand til Holland pga. hans arbejde. Jeg besluttede at benytte lejligheden… Continue reading Titler til salg…