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


TOK - Introduction 8 October 2021

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


Extended essay - self review quiz for students 28 February 2021

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


Extended Essays - overview 23 February 2021

Great things about the Extended Essay in an IB diplomaSchools are required by the IB to provide an Extended Essay Supervisor...


IB learner profile 12 August 2018

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

EE supervisor roles - feedback on a draft 30 June 2021

Before giving feedback on a first draft of an Extended essay the supervisor will want to refer to the EE Assessment Criteria...

Introduction to the extended essay 21 March 2021

The extended essay can be daunting. It is longer than most other pieces of work in the IB program and the work is usually...

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