And so to May…

As you look to the end of your high school experience, now is the time to begin to organize your notes, roll up your sleeves and start the process of review. With a few weeks of preparation and escalating levels of application, burn out will be avoided and  lower anxiety levels will facilitate meaningful prep. To begin;  I suggest that you review the syllabus in its entirety and highlight the topics you really never got. Perhaps highlight RED. Those you 'kinda have' highlight ...

summary of Changes to DP Biology

In Sept 2014 IBO diploma centres will begin teaching the new, revised Group 4 syllabi. I thought it would be useful to discuss some of the changes and will post 4 brief summarising blogs. Much of what I write is consistent across all three disciplines. Though the syllabus has been significantly revised there remains a distinction between the standard and additional higher level material. As one would expect, some items have been revised and others removed. I personally was hoping for greater ...

YOuTube

Have you ever thought of making more of YouTube when reviewing / learning of a new topic? I have found myself more and more going online and posting videos for my classes to watch prior to a lesson as a way to move beyond the basics and extend the knowledge base with activities and problems. The most recent, to explain / introduce / review mitosis. pOsAbTi9tHw I have also found that if I type in the syllabus point such as "2.3.4 compare prokaryotic and ...