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Research interests

My work and interest is on the learning of mathematicas, specific on the design of (digital)learning environments that engage students in mathematical thinking, dialogue and reasoning. 

Research interests

At the present I teach in the Master program the courses "mathematics pedagogics" and "mathematics education in perspective". And, I supervise Master Thesis.

I work with other researchers on the development of learning environments for mathematical reasoning, such as in the project Interactive virtual Math and Learning Calculus.

Education/Academic qualification

Posdoc: Enhancing the development of motivation, self-regulation and achievements for potentially excellent students through an integrated enriched learning arrangement in mathematics and history education , Universiteit van Amsterdam

1 Jan 201331 Dec 2015

Award Date: 31 Jan 2015

PhD, Shift-problem lessons: Fostering mathematical reasoning in regular classrooms, Universiteit van Amsterdam

1 Sept 200816 May 2013

Award Date: 16 May 2013

Leraar in Onderzoek: Inhoudelijk praten bij wiskunde: hoe doe je het? , Universiteit Utrecht, Freudenthal Institute


Award Date: 31 Jul 2008

Master, Studie Wiskunde specialisatie Wiskundeonderwijs, Universidade de Lisboa

1 Sept 199131 Jan 1998

Award Date: 31 Jan 1998

External positions

Project leader Teachers Teaching with Thechnology, Universiteit Utrecht, Freudenthal Institute


Coördinator professionalisering , Universiteit Utrecht, Freudenthal Institute


Mathematics Teacher at Secondary School, Oosterlicht College


Educational Developer, Universiteit Utrecht, Freudenthal Institute


Mathematics Teacher at secondary school, Jordan – Montessori Lyceum Utrecht


Mathematics Teacher at secondary school, Secondary schools, Lisbon



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