Process Portfolio Questions from Students: Part 1

Hi all, If you are a student in the second year of your Diploma and in a ‘May session’ school, your final examinations are fast approaching. And if you are a visual arts student, next month—March 2018—is likely to be a busy one! The focus of this blog is the Process Portfolio component. Last month I posted the Process Portfolio checklist for HL and SL. This month I’m clarifying some points based on questions I’ve been asked by students about the Process Portfolio.  Questions—and ...

Blogging for yourself

Where do you record your thoughts about your teaching?  Have you considered using a blog?  Blogs don’t have to be open to the whole world - you can make your blog very private - only viewable by the blog author, i.e., you. Reader settings for a Blogger blog   Using a blogging platform for your reflection enables you to create an easily accessible, richly tagged, linked, illustrated journal of your professional growth, and at the same time lets you become familiar with ...

“Dates”

  I’m working in my moleskin notebook and I’m planning and reflecting on some dates in this month of February. Not ‘dates’ in the romantic sense but specific days that are important to me and when I have to get things done. However, I do note that several dates this month are indeed significantly connected to love. My wife and her extended family are Indonesian-Chinese so we’re in the midst of celebrating Chinese New Year. Our eldest son just got engaged to his ...