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Blog posts (page 1)
StudyIB.net Saturday 11 March 2017
I am excited to be able to tell you about this new resource I have been developing for students. It came from a genuine desire to be able to give my own students a really useful support resource as they... more
Percentage perception Wednesday 14 December 2016
Many of you will have seen the activity on Percentage Perception and how it is used to explore data on our perception of how many people where we live are Muslim. It is a rich activity with a ton of... more
Picture this Thursday 1 September 2016
Just sharing what I did today with one of my Mathematical Studies classes as a warm up exercise for the new term. We played a few rounds of this 'picture this game' with a view to reflecting on how students... more
IB Americas Sunday 31 July 2016
So I was lucky enough to be taken to the IB Americas conference with the 'inthinking' team a couple of weeks ago. We went to man an exhibition stand aimed at spreading the gospel of the inThinking subject... more
Results! Thursday 7 July 2016
As my school enters its summer holidays and a new set of exam results are due, I wanted to share some related reflections I have had. The truth is, this time of year terrifies me and excites me all the... more
Further Processes Thursday 11 February 2016
The following is a reply I have found myself giving often regarding the use of 'Further processes' in Internal assessment. the question is 'Is there a comprehensive list of processes that can be considered... more
Exponential (and tooth) decay Sunday 17 January 2016
Just a quick post to remind everyone of this classic activity. I first saw it on a workshop with Jane Forrest and new it would be a winner. It is a wonderfully simple way to look at modelling exponential... more
Approaches to teaching and Learning Wednesday 7 October 2015
This post comes from my thoughts and experiements related to the unit planners that are likely to be a part of the DP teacher's life very shortly as a result of the ATTL and planning initiative. That... more
Curriculum Review Thursday 1 October 2015
One of the unquestionable strengths of the IBDP is the committment to curriculum review. Each course offered is reviewed in seven year cycles to ensure that the curricula are current, coherent and relevant.... more