Jacques du Plessis
Education Strategist in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Background: I am an African.
Peace Building; Education; Disruptive Technologies; Genealogy.
DEVELOPER & RESEARCHER
Online Tools for the Blind: Audio Interactive learning apps for the Web.
Online Foreign Language Learning: I have been teaching Afrikaans in the USA since the mid '80s. Served as president of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages. I developed a Web environment for open language learning www.openlangauges.net.
Map of Macro Objectives of Education: In late 2018 I will launch a post-Bloom macro-model of the Objectives of Education, called the LIFT+ model. This model will help analyze the broader objectives of an institution, a country, and even a home, to consider the fuller coverage of education to produced a polished productive blessing to society.
PROJECT HAITI: On the team to bring electricity and computational instruction to a school in Haiti.
Co-founder of the Disruptive Technologies Lab at UWM and Advisory Board Member of the Connected Systems Institute.
Founding director of AGES (The Association of Genealogy Educators and Schools)