Podcast 71: What Is Concept-Based Curriculum Teaching?


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Dr. Jennifer Chang Wathall ​

Joshua McGovern

Joshua McGovern has been working with Teacher Toolkit since March 2018. He is responsible for our Soundcloud and iTunes channels and is the production manager for podcasts. He has a degree in Music Production and is a graduate of Leeds Beckett University. Aside from working...
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What can Western education learn from the East, and vice versa?

Our 71st interview is with Jennifer Chang-Wathall, a teacher of 27 years, a part-time lecturer at the University of Hong Kong and educational consultant –  specialising in concept-based curriculums and instruction.

In this podcast, listen to Jennifer and Teacher Toolkit founder, Ross McGill discuss:

  • Jennifer’s educational background
  • The early days of Jennifer’s teaching career
  • Today, what a typical day looks like for Jennifer on the road
  • What makes a great maths teacher
  • How education in the classroom has changed as a result of edtech
  • Jennifer’s PhD in educational technology
  • We ask what workload issues Jennifer discovers on her travels to schools around the world
  • What one thing Jennifer would like to see changed in education
  • The projects Jennifer is working on today
  • Her advice for teachers that want to begin research and,
  • Top tips for writing a book.

Listen to the podcast (29 minutes)

Remember, our podcast is available on iTunes!

You can find out more about Jennifer on her website: jenniferchangwathall.com


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