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  • 21 Sep John Crane
    IA Exemplar High
    Dear Amelia They write it after the sentence or information that they are citing - and in their Works cited.
  • 21 Sep Amelia Cabañas
    IA Exemplar High
    Hello John! With regards to work cites, do they still have to write it after the cited phrase or sentence or just in the Works Cited?
  • 21 Sep Louise Vaughan
    FAQs for Internal Assessment
    Perfect, I like that timing, thank you
  • 21 Sep John Crane
    Do's and Don'ts for EE
    Dear Reva It is a totally fine topic. Many students to it.
  • 21 Sep John Crane
    Internal Assessment
    Dear Mamta Yes, this is acceptable.
  • 21 Sep John Crane
    Viva Voce
    Dear Melissa No. You only need to write a short report at the end of the process. Your IB coordinator should be able to show you where you will enter it. You cannot enter it into Managebac until after students have uploaded and finalized...
  • 21 Sep John Crane
    Self-efficacy and pedometers
    Dear Jennifer I don't know. My guess is a maximum score of 3, but the marking of Paper 3 this May was pretty harsh. I would prepare students for the exam by not awarding marks unless they make the link.
  • 21 Sep John Crane
    Jason There is this: Kahn et al (1986) compared placebos and anti-anxiety drugs in 250 patients. The experimental group of patients were given an anxiety drug and however the control group of patients were given a placebo. Kahn et al found...
  • 21 Sep John Crane
    Ideas for Internal Assessment
    Dear Eugenia The role is no ingestion or inhalation. I will check, but I am doubtful...
  • 21 Sep John Crane
    Extended Essay
    Dear John That is a fine psychology question. Several students every year do something similar.
  • 21 Sep Lisa Connor
    Berry (1967)
    Thanks for clarifying. John. I was the emic/etic part that was giving me trouble but I know how to handle it now. :)
  • 21 Sep Reva George
    Do's and Don'ts for EE
    Dear John My student wants to study this" How far does parental divorce affect emotional intelligence of adolescents?" Are they allowed to study the concept of divorce or is it part of a list of sensitive topics to be avoided?