“No sevens ever seem to be awarded? Even sixes are rare…”

In my last workshop, a teacher commented “One particular post on My IB raised an issue that has been on my mind a lot lately, the question of how to coach my students to get a seven - or near as possible to it – when no sevens ever seem to be awarded? Even sixes are rare, it seems.”  Another teacher replied "…no sevens ever seem to be awarded? Even sixes are rare - Okay, this is my first year doing the ...

Extended essays

If you teach in the northern hemisphere (or are a 'May session' school) you are probably up to your neck in revision with your second year IB students as they have limited time left before their exams start. Try to remember the extended essays though. The perfect time to start extended essays is when  the second year IB students have left. As scientists, we have a tough time with the EE. A lower percentage of students get the higher grades (just ...