The IBDP Art site is brilliant. I use it all the time. Being new the to IBDP and having only 3 students it has been a lifeline

Stephen Davidson, Léman International School, China

InThinking is a great resource for breaking down the information in the new guide. It provides visuals, examples and and facilitates understanding through comprehensive language. It does what we as educators strive to do in our classroom to help our...

Xanthipi Abel, Sturgis Charter School, USA

An amazing source of information. Whenever I have a question I look here first and usually find exactly what I am looking for, it is so well organised and easy to navigate. Don't know what I would have done without it this year, my first year teaching...

Vanessa Darley, Fleming College, Peru

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  • 28 Jul Fiona Crawford
    Art Terminology Quiz 1
  • 22 Jul Neha Thakar
    Elodie, Comparative Study, HL
    Hello Heather, Thank you very much for your guidance. Regards, Neha
  • 22 Jul Amelia Judd
    Grade Boundaries
    Thanks Heather. Hopefully, some more generosity with 7's . I really feel sorry for our students in Melbourne, now 2 years with lockdowns and we are in one again and kids stuck at home when all their work in due soon :(
  • 20 Jul Heather McReynolds
    Elodie, Comparative Study, HL
    A. not at all. B.if the cultural contexts are sufficiently different this should be OK. You might want to share this page with your student
  • 20 Jul Neha Thakar
    Elodie, Comparative Study, HL
    Hello Heather, A.Is it compulsory to exhibit CS inspired artworks in the final Exhibition for HL students ? B. Is it allowed to compare Art Nova poster with other two painting in CS for HL students? Regards, Neha
  • 19 Jul Heather McReynolds
    Grade Boundaries
    yes they are. i imagine November boundaries will be similar to May. Thank you Amelia.
  • 19 Jul Amelia Judd
    Grade Boundaries
    these are very significant changes in the grade boundaries, would you advise using these to determine our predicted grades for the November session? I'm asking around for the SL boundaries, i'll let you know
  • 18 Jul Heather McReynolds
    Grade Boundaries
    I have been looking for them and they dont seem to be published yet on myib, maybe your DP coordinator will have a copy? Please let me know if you locate
  • 18 Jul Amelia Judd
    Grade Boundaries
    Hi Heather, Is there the May 2021 SL grade boundaries as well? I've been trying to locate to amend my documents. thanks
  • 15 Jul Heather McReynolds
    Visual (formal) Analysis
    Analysis also requires some research if conclusions are to be drawn. Purely observation is more descriptive. I have a new page coming on the difference between description and analysis , stay tuned!
  • 14 Jul Julia Taylor
    Visual (formal) Analysis
    Heather, thank you for posting these examples on formal analysis. I have a clarifying question: Is this analysis based on a student's own observation of the selected artwork? In other words, should the student also read/research about the...
  • 12 Jul Heather McReynolds
    Extended Essay Submission
    As long as she looks at different paintings yes. And make sure it focuses on visual analysis of the works to support her argument!