Author: Island Teacher

August 12, 2019 Island Teacher

Project Based Learning (PBL) prepares students for academic, personal, and career success, and readies young people to rise to the challenges of their lives and the world they will inherit.  The organisation Edutopia defined it as follows,    A great introduction to Project Based Learning or as it is also…

August 6, 2019 Island Teacher

Many years ago I taught a boy who had very little interest in the diet of stories and writing tasks that seemed to dominate most primary classrooms. In this small rural school, quite a few of the children knew that they would inherit the family farm and dairy herd. This…

January 27, 2019 Island Teacher

The international community has concluded that climate change represents an urgent threat to human and natural systems (The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC, 2014a) and that an effective and immediate response to climate change is required to prevent hazardous human interference with the climate system (IPCC, 2014b). IPCC has…