A guide I use for students to prepare their oral presentations

In my teaching universe we are currently going through the second practice for our students at the oral presentation. Our process introduced them to it in December, where they prepare a series of slides on a sequence addressing the full pressie assessment criteria (well, all except the socio-cultural context). This is a weighted assessment task for semester one and helps determine semester performance grades. At the beginning of semester two our students, acting on detailed feedback from their slide 'presentation', ...

Proactivity

As the end of the school year approaches, I have provided posts giving advice on how to help support your review process as you approach those final exams and final few topics of the school year. Now I would like to challenge you to be PROACTIVE. If you are proactive, you make things happen, instead of waiting for them to happen to you. To be in control of your own learning, your assessments and assignments, and ultimately your future. Try (if you are not already a proactive ...

Next steps

This post concerns thoughts for the new year for DP Music Candidates. After a brief congratulations to the year two students from the southern hemisphere (who just completed their IB Diploma experience), advice for the new year is shared for year two students. I would like to congratulate the DP class of 2014 - I hope that you have realised the value of the IB DP throughout your DP experience and that your next steps in life are productive and meaningful. ...