IBDP Teacher Blogs (1569 total posts)

OSC Study featuring exams this autumn

July 13, 2021
At Oxford Study Courses, our aim is to help support students in revising and preparing for IB DP examinations. With that in mind, we are currently developing exam questions that will be featured in the OSC Study app. First released in March 2021, the OSC Study app...

Live Stream Exam Revision Course Success

July 1, 2021
Thank you to all the students who attended our first Live Stream Exam Revision course in April! The course was a huge success with 98% of our students saying they would recommend the course to a friend, and all said they felt more confident to approach their IB exams...

The Comparative Study – answers to questions

March 4, 2020
I have received some Comparative Study questions from teachers who participated in a previous category 1 visual arts workshop and am sharing my responses now with others through this blog. In some cases, I have also referred to things written by the online...

Evaluating your IA programme

January 30, 2020
The ‘new’ IB chemistry course is now in its fifth year. With this in mind, when was the last time you evaluated your IA programme? Is it time for a rethink? Have you settled into a routine that is more of a compromise as opposed to a system them works for you and your...

Misinformation and disinformation: how the term fake news is meaningless

January 10, 2020
The ability for our students to determine who and what to trust is critical literacy in a nutshell. Our focus on how to analyse texts has not changed. What has changed is the media landscape in our ‘post truth’ or ‘post fact’ world. As Toby Manhire, editor of the New...

The Indian dipole

January 3, 2020
Global warming has been called by a number of different terms in recent years: global heating, climate crisis and Hothouse Earth, for example. These terms suggest that ‘warming’ might be too ’soft’ a term and may ignore the fact that in many places, there is a...