Category Archives: IB DP

The Perfect Unit Planner

When I recently attended the PTC “Curriculum Leadership in the International School” my burning question was “How can we get teachers to enjoy and see the value in unit planning?” Whilst unit planning is a necessity, often teachers don’t see … Continue reading

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Claim, Support, Question with lower ability classes

After using the Generate-Sort-Connect-Elaborate thinking routine, from Making Thinking Visible, as a review exercise for my IB Mathematical Studies Students, I decided to introduce the new unit with the Claim, Support, Question routine. This fitted in well with what we … Continue reading

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The IB DP Mathematics Exams of the (very near) Future

Currently, IB Mathematics students can use a graphing calculator in some, or all, of their external examination, depending on the course.  Similarly, AP Calculus allows students to use a graphing calculator for only part of the examination.  All examinations are … Continue reading

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