IB Blueprint

As the northern hemisphere schools come to a close for summer vacation, I am aware that the southern hemisphere continues to have students and teachers, busy preparing for the November exams. I therefore want to share the following from IBBlueprint https://www.youtube.com/user/IBBlueprint  (example video below). There are over 50 videos posted that review IB exam questions. You can open up a video, answer the question posted, then play the video to watch the construction of an answer.   Another video I have located called Mastering ...

Changes to DP Biology (III) Internal assessment

There have been some significant changes to the internal assessment portion of the  Group 4 Diploma subjects, and they include the following: The  weighting of experimental work to the overall grade has been reduced to 20% from 24% (I know this is stating the obvious, but it is worth emphasising that the syllabus content has now increased in weighting to 80%). Seven set practical activities have now become a mandatory component of the skills section (six in SL and one in HL) ...

The DP2 final countdown

As you look to the end of your high school experience, now is the time to begin to organise your notes, roll up your sleeves and start the process of review. With 10 weeks of preparation and escalating levels of application, burn out will be avoided and  lower anxiety levels will facilitate meaningful prep. In an earlier post on preparing for mid-terms / mock exams, I suggested that you review the syllabus in its entirety and highlight the topics you really never ...