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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…

September 24, 2018 Island Teacher

This article offers an interesting perspective on the importance of conceptual understanding. So often teachers focus too heavily on procedural understanding. Concept-based mathematics Teaching for deep understanding in secondary schools Jennifer Wathall Maths anxiety , Head of Mathematics at Island School, Hong Kong suggests in a new book that the…