Free tools and resources for IB students and schools

The IB Diploma is a difficult journey and students need all the help they can get and from trusted sources. With increasing amounts of tools and resources available, students don’t want to waste valuable time researching or finding the best ones. OSC’s Revision Centre is packed full of reliable, helpful resources, all developed and created by IB teachers, examiners and educators, and tried and tested by IB students. There is something for everybody, whatever stage of the IB your students are ...

What’s in a MOOC?

What is a MOOC? This video from Dave Cormier will explain:   eW3gMGqcZQc   As with so many things, when looking for a good beginning introduction, I come to Wikipedia for a basic definition of  MOOC: "A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC; /muːk/) is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the webIn addition to traditional course materials such as videos, readings, and problem sets, MOOCs provide interactive user forums that help build a community for students, professors, and teaching assistants (TAs). MOOCs are a recent development in distance education ...

Extended Essay Advice: Summer Passions

At the time of year, lots of students will be coming to the end of the first year of the IBDP, and over the summer will be turning their focus to their Extended Essay. Here, OSC’s Academic Director, Keith Allen, gives some key tips and advice on getting ahead with the project. With over 30 years’ experience working and teaching in IB schools around the world, Keith knows what it takes to produce a high-quality EE. It’s June already. Where has ...

High quality, free Maths videos for the IB community

IB students and teachers around the world love our free IBDP Maths HL, SL and Studies videos. Covering the whole syllabus, our videos are clearly indexed and searchable; and they are free. Just before the May exams this year, the videos were being watched 2500 times per day! Over 230 practice and review videos Clearly linked to the IB Maths HL and SL syllabus Created by expert IB teachers Instantly accessible and free of charge “OSC’s Maths videos have literally saved my ...

Free Resources for IB Teachers and Students

Here at OSC, we are constantly using our experience and expertise to develop new tools that will help make IB student’s and teacher’s lives feel much easier. We know how scarce IB resources are and how little time IB students and teachers have. Our tools and resources can help you, and they are free! Free tools and resources for the new 2014-2015 academic year and for November IB exam takers: IBDP Planner – a fantastic calendar to allow students to schedule ...