Extended research – beyond the textbook

It’s the beginning of the examination season and the extended essays have flooded in with the internal assessments soon to drop through the letterbox. What I would like to do in this post is continue the theme of several others over the last year related to the extended essay and internal assessment and to develop thoughts about the research process. Surprisingly, assessment is a relatively simple task. When marking essays or moderating assessments, there is only one guiding principle for examiners; ...

SOME ONLINE ART EDUCATION RESOURCES

The DP visual arts course currently has two components – studio and investigation. There will be three components in the new course, but in many ways the focus will stay the same: students will continue to research and look at art from different times and places, and they will continue to make art, and there will be a link between the two. 91mSLGOfH2E It’s great if your students can look at ‘real’ art, of course – exhibition and gallery visits, and if ...