This workshop is designed to:
- allow educators/teachers to reflect on language B delivery and assessments in view of the DP requirements and the Language B guide;
- make participants more aware of the assessment criteria and how to apply each to evaluate students as accurately and as fairly as possible.
- enhance participants’ understanding of the conceptual understandings needed to be embedded into the course design and how to improve their classroom tools and pedagogies in order to allow students to think about language and target culture.
This workshop is recommended for:
Diploma Programme (DP) subject teachers who have prepared students for at least one DP exam session.
This workshop is designed for participants who are keen to improve the teaching and learning experience in the DP classroom. The workshop will focus on:
- assessing the links between IB Programme standards and practices to enhance the teaching and learning experience
- developing strategies to improve student access to the DP; for example, differentiating the curriculum and offering multilingual classrooms
- reviewing aspects of assessment to ensure that teaching and learning activities promote student achievement and address subject-specific assessment criteria, both internal and external
- integrating the IB philosophy, theory of knowledge (TOK) and creativity, activity, service (CAS) to promote student understanding
- understanding how collaborative planning increases connections between subjects that can reinforce knowledge, understanding and skills
- the role of the extended essay supervisor and subject-specific assessment criteria
- the implementation of DP policies and procedures
Choose a Category 2 workshop to develop your expertise in delivering an IB programme.
You will have an opportunity to:
- make connections between programme frameworks and classroom practice
- enhance your understanding of assessment in IB programmes
- discuss and analyse standards and practices