• Agenda

    Agenda

    This agenda is subject to change at anytime.

    11 JANUARY, THURSDAY
    08:30 - 09:00 Welcome coffee and introduction
    09:00 - 10:30 Session 1 -Introductions and general overview of new History Guide 
    10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
    11:00 - 12:30 Session 2 - Paper 1 Overview:  New Pre-scribed Subjects, challenges of the cross-regional approach and new exam format
    12:30 - 13:30 Lunch 
    13:30 - 15:00 Session 3 - Paper 1 Questions:  Challenges of the questions and strategies for success with group work in answering questions 
    15:00 - 15:15 Coffee break
    15:15 - 16:45 Session 4 - Paper 2 Overview:  New and old topics, changes in approach and questions, how to cover all the required details and not lose your mind

    12 JANUARY, FRIDAY
    09:00 - 10:30 Session 5 - Paper 2 Marking:  sample marking and discussion, both individually and in groups, ‘How to teach good essay writing’
    10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
    11:00 - 12:30 Session 6 - History and the Diploma Core:  Theory of Knowledge, CAS and Extended Essay with sharing of ideas, experiences and means 
    12:30 - 13:30 Lunch 
    13:30 - 15:00 Session 7 - Paper 3 Overview: expansion of sections in terms of variety and content, the issue of overlap in creating a course 
    15:00 - 15:15 Coffee break
    15:15 - 16:45 Session 8 - Paper 3 Marking both individually and in groups; creating a course outline and sharing possible pathways

    13 JANUARY, SATURDAY
    09:00 - 10:30 Session 9 - The new Internal Assessment:  Hallelujah!  Overview of the requirements and marking of samples 
    10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
    11:00 - 12:30 Session 10 - Wrapping it up:  further IA marking and sharing of resources for the new History course.

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