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Still involved in the development of inservice materials for teachers and student teachers.

Now (2018) working as a mathematics teacher trainer at the Marnix Academie, University of Applied Sciences in Utrecht.

In the first half year of 2016 at Windesheim University of Applied Sciences in Almere.

Retired as researcher at Curious Minds, a project in which we were looking for talents on math and science of young children in the age 3-5 (see

I was working in a project called BETEP (Basic Education for Teacher Education Project) in Yemen (2012 - 2016), but due to the civil war the project is on hold.

I also made a reader called Orientation on Mathematics for Training and Management for the Dairy and Food Polytechnic in Saudi Arabia, a project of Cinop Global (2010 - 2015).

Also developer of the website
www.rekenbeter.nl , a site for everyone who loves math.
In the past I worked for two years at
City College in New York at the inservice of primary school teachers, the Math in the City Project.

Also I worked at an inservice program for primary school teachers in Cebu at the Philippines and in Bariloche, Argentina.


Main fields of interest


                    Research for talents of young children (3-5)


                  Curriculum development for primary education and primary teacher education

                    Inservice teacher education


CV, publications and presentations


List of


Mathematics in the City: Past, Present and Future

Rational numbers

Photographic images as Artifacts for mathematical inquiry



Recent lectures

Interactive lecture, Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden, 12 march 2018,
Leren voor later

PTA meeting, OBS De Kern Ede, 4 october 2016,
Vroeger en nu

Interactive lecture, Hogeschool Saxion Deventer, 8 april 2015,
Rekenen een raadsel

Guest lecture, Hogeschool Haarlem, 23 april 2015,
Chinezen, stukken touw en een cabriolet


Tallinn, Estonia: 50 degrees? Can you bike there?


Lesson of the month: Earth, sun and moon (in Dutch)






Willem Uittenbogaard

Freudenthal Institute, Utrecht University

PO Box 85170,

3508 AD Utrecht,

The Netherlands





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