IB Core

  • An introduction to TOK, EE and Learner Profile
  • The learner profile and what it means to the biology teacher
  • Examples of incorporating learner profile in biology lessons
  • What every biology teacher should know about TOK
  • Links between biology class and TOK
  • The TOK Essay and the TOK Presentation
  • An introduction to the extended essay
  • Understanding your role as the supervisor
  • Recommended steps in the supervision process
  • Understanding each criterion of the extended essay.
  • Examples of extended essay titles
  • Ideas for International Mindedness & Aim 8 in bioogy.

Selected Pages


Extended essay - self review questions 17 July 2015

Once students have completed an outline first draft of their extended essay is it important to check that the contents of...


TOK - Introduction 18 November 2014

TOK introduces students to the strengths and weaknesses of the different ways that we know things. It's a training in critical...


Extended Essays - overview 2 October 2014

"..... the extended essay, a substantial piece of writing of up to 4,000 words, enables students to investigate a topic...


IB learner profile 5 September 2014

The IB learner profile is the IB mission statement translated into a set of learning attributes for the 21st century.According...

EE Assessment Criteria 2018 14 July 2017

"Supervisors of extended essays should ensure that the official IB assessment criteria are made available to candidates...

Extended Essay titles 2 October 2014

It is best to help find topics that can be successfully completed by the students themselves. The aim is for students to...

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