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by Nick
Sun Dec 04, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: Friedrich Fröbel
Topic: Froebel
Replies: 1
Views: 7402

Froebel

Friedrich Wilhelm August Fröbel (1782 Oberweißbach; + 1852 Marienthal). A German pedagog who founded the first Kindergarten in 1839. He took and developed models from the German folding tradition into a program in the Kindergarten. He called them forms of beauty, forms of life and forms of knowledg...
by Nick
Sun Dec 04, 2011 4:30 pm
Forum: Friedrich Fröbel
Topic: Other Important German figures
Replies: 1
Views: 8090

Other Important German figures

Matthias Giegher (* ca. 1590 Moosburg; + ca. 1630 Padova?). German Author of the first Book of the world with pictures to learn the art of folding, 'Li Tre Trattati' , published in 1629 (second edition 1639). He was professor for folding techniques in the University of Padova (today in Italy). Geor...
by Nick
Sun Dec 04, 2011 2:35 pm
Forum: Coffee lounge
Topic: multilingual forum
Replies: 6
Views: 11515

Re: multilingual forum

>I hope that our administrator, Nick Robinson, will agree it. If people have no English skills at all, they will find it very difficult to discuss (or read) existing threads. That said, if someone has knowledge they wish to share and can only do it in their own language, I've no objection, but the o...
by Nick
Fri Dec 02, 2011 6:06 pm
Forum: Coffee lounge
Topic: Introduce yourselves!
Replies: 12
Views: 18891

Introduce yourselves!

If you've recently registered, please give us a short summary of what your interests are and what kind of work you do with paper?
by Nick
Fri Dec 02, 2011 6:04 pm
Forum: Sheffield conference
Topic: Sheffield didactic conference for 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 7796

Re: Sheffield didactic conference for 2012

That's a wonderful offer Joan. We'd certainly make sure we didn't clash with either the didaktiks or the BOS convention!
by Nick
Fri Dec 02, 2011 4:35 pm
Forum: Sheffield conference
Topic: the plan
Replies: 0
Views: 8262

the plan

I'd like to run some kind of didactics event in Sheffield (maybe next autumn), but need to set parameters, how many days, max attendance, avoiding clashes with other meetings, accomodation, organisation etc. If you're interested in attending or (please!) helping organise it, post your comments here....
by Nick
Thu Dec 01, 2011 5:14 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 7th Conference for the Didactics of Paperfolding
Replies: 2
Views: 8596

Re: 7th Conference for the Didactics of Paperfolding

Joan Sallas wrote:7th International Conference for the Didactics of Paperfolding
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
16th-18th November 2012
Have you decided who you will invite yet Joan?
by Nick
Tue Nov 29, 2011 11:50 am
Forum: Didaktiks conference
Topic: 2010 conference
Replies: 1
Views: 7448

2010 conference

Here's a report of my visit to Freiburg in 2010

http://www.nickrobinson.info/origami/wp ... ge_id=1005

and a video

by Nick
Sun Nov 27, 2011 12:56 pm
Forum: Forum rules - please read!
Topic: Rules, FAQ etc
Replies: 0
Views: 8303

Rules, FAQ etc

This is a forum created by Nick Robinson for all things releated to origami didactics (teaching) and research (history, theory etc). It is NOT, repeat NOT a forum for posting photos of your favourite or new models, asking for help with models or generally talking about the origami world. For that, p...