Revision skills

At the end of your two year IB Diploma, you will have to demonstrate your skills in 5 hours of examination if you are a Higher Level student or 2.5 hours if you are a SL student. So a well planned out programme of revision is essential in order to be able to show off what you have learned on your course!

On these pages you will find some suggestions on how to effectively revise.

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1. Planning your revision

You should begin by answering the following questions...

2. Creating revision notes

Making good revision notes is key. You need to consider not only range but also depth - including enough detail in your notes so that you can provide the necessary level of evidence and analysis.

3. Memorising your notes

Memorizing information is key to success. There is no ‘quick fix’ to learning the material. You will need to commit information to memory at least five times before it will move from your short term...

4. Preparing for the examination

Here are some reminders on what to expect for the different papers...You should be clear about the following points:For each type of question you need to apply the correct technique.

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4. Preparing for the examination 1 April 2019

Here are some reminders of what to expect for the different papers...You should be clear about the following points:For...
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3. Memorising your notes 1 April 2019

Memorizing information is key to success. There is no ‘quick fix’ to learning the material. You will need to commit...
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2. Creating revision notes 1 April 2019

Making good revision notes is key. You need to consider not only range but also depth - including enough detail in your...
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1. Planning your revision 1 April 2019

You should begin by answering the following questions:Task One1. Complete a grid like the example one below so that you...
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