23 to 25 August 2019
23 to 25 August 2019
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Sequence28 February 2019
There are a lot of factors to consider when putting a course together: assessment, holidays, timetables, course requirements and IB deadlines. Although this may seem overwhelming, you will find that if... more
Do your own thing14 February 2019
Maybe you just do your own thing! Mix and match what has been written about here. Do something else that hasn’t been suggested, but that you think is important. Connect to the local culture if you... more
Assessment14 February 2019
Don’t be afraid to break out of the IB mold! You could organize one literary unit of study around a non-IB assessment. You might value creative writing or actual live presentations in front of the... more
Interdisciplinary14 February 2019
If you have worked in with the Middle Years Programme you will be used to interdisciplinary units of study. All of a sudden, in the DP, those are lost. Bring them back! If students are studying an... more
Literature circles14 February 2019
Harvey Daniels (2002) wrote the definitive book about literature circles and read his work if you want to know more. It’s titled Literature Circles: Voice and Choice in Book Clubs and Reading Groups.... more
IB core14 February 2019
Because the IB Core – Theory of Knowledge, CAS, and the Extended Essay – are so vital to an IB education, you could create a non-literary unit of study specifically connected to one aspect of the... more
One non-literary creator14 February 2019
Maybe you want to choose one non-literary “creator.” Perhaps you work with one photographer as the IB guide suggests (David LaChapelle) or an artist like Barbara Kruger. You would curate a variety... more
Literary theory14 February 2019
Perhaps you want to teach literary theory or critical lenses. This option might be for you. There are at least two different ways you could go about this. First, you might teach a specific theory like... more
Single text type14 February 2019
Organizing a non-literary unit of study around a single text type is another possibility. You might create a unit about the promotion of peace and you will include ten speeches over time that have argued... more