Category 1 workshops are designed to provide training and assistance for schools that have decided to apply for IB authorization. They are equally relevant for educators who are new to a school with an existing IB programme and those interested in joining an IB World School.
Participants will gain an understanding of the IB DP History curriculum, providing them with what they will need to know to successfully fulfill the requirements of the DP application and teach the course.
Topics will include the following:
+ What is IB DP history? Aim, objectives, and structure.
+ How does it fit in to the Diploma Program?
+ IB vocabulary
+ Prescribed subjects (document-based questions)
+ World History Topics
+ HL Options – (Regional Options) example: History of the Americas
+ Internal Assessment (The Historical Investigation)
+ IB external assessment (Papers 1, 2 and 3)
+ IB Theory of Knowledge (TOK) in the history classroom
+ Creating an IB History program
+ Guidance in writing an IB DP History syllabus
+ Guidance in selection of texts and materials
+ Infusing “international mindedness”
+ IB learner profile
+ Use of the Online Curriculum Center
+ Importance of vertical articulation
+ Structure, purpose and guidance for the extended essay
Mark Rogers taught IB DP history and TOK at Stuart High School in Fairfax County, Virginia. He has been a DP Coordinator and a consultant to schools applying for IBDP and school districts seeking to enhance their DP history courses. He is a history examiner, and co-author of the IB History and Humanities MYP-DP Continuum, the IB Course Companion: History of the Americas and the IB Course Companion: Rights & Protests. He has conducted workshops in DP history for 17 years. Mr. Rogers is a James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation Fellow. He holds a B.A. in political science from UCLA, and an M.A. in history from American University.
Term: Fall 2017
Start Date: Oct. 08, 2017
End Date: Oct. 10, 2017
Schedule: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sunday and Monday; 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesday