PROCESS PORTFOLIO: 5 TIPS

So...the PROCESS PORTFOLIO. In recent student blogs I have discussed: Theory of Knowledge and Contemporary Art, (July) Photographs and the exhibition” (August) and MUSEUMS, ARTEFACTS and the COMPARATIVE STUDY (July) ...so am posting today about the Process Portfolio. I had the opportunity to talk with some of the senior PP examination team when we gathered at the IB Assessment Centre. These examiners spent many hours looking through PP files submitted for the last examination session, and I gained some great insights into some PP issues through ...

History Assignments for ELLs

Last Friday I was assigning a group presentation to one of my classes on the responsibility for the First World War.  I was a bit nervous as the previous class had been less than thrilled at the prospect, and this class was full of ELLs, so I thought they would be even more resistant. Instead, they were thrilled by the assignment and began asking me if they could include videos, slides, all types of multimedia - essentially asking to do much ...

Online ART workshops – endings and beginnings…

I’ve just finished mentoring a category 1 online workshop for a hugely diverse group of art teachers spread out across the world – with participants logging on from such places as Abu Dhabi, South Korea, India, California, Hanoi, Shanghai, Sydney and Dar es Salaam. The end of an intense 6 week workshop is always bittersweet – some sense of relief that I do not have to log on every day to check on posts, reply to questions and/or give feedback on ...