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It’s your fault that you failed.

“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves, that we are underlings.” Cassius, in Julius Caesar (I, ii, 140-141) : )

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Metacognition and mathematical problem solving

Metacognition is a crucial element in problem-solving, which is itself a key component in mathematics learning. To monitor and regulate one’s cognitive processes in problem-solving, Polya (1945) describes a four-step method: first, one has to comprehend the problem by sub-dividing … Continue reading

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Metacognition – The ‘secret’ to learning and problem-solving …

You don’t have to be ‘good in English but bad in Math’, or ‘good in Science but lousy in History or Literature’, or ‘good in Chinese but lousy in English’. It doesn’t have to be a one-or-the-other kind of thing. … Continue reading

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What makes my day …..

I’m doing relief teaching again today, at a school in Dover Road. I’m now in the library, waiting for the next class to begin at 2.25pm. Just now, after the Physics class ended, students for the next lesson started trickling … Continue reading

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