Category 1,2 and 3 PYP, MYP and DP Workshops in Hong Kong
|Location:||West Island School, Hong Kong|
|Date:||29 September 2012 — 1 October 2012|
|Registration Date:||1 April 2012 — 15 September 2012|
|Workshops:||DP Category 2: Chemistry, Biology, Physics, DP Category 3: ITGS:Incorporating Web 2.0, Developing Thinking and Writing Skills for External Assessment, Managing the Project, Chemistry: The role of practical work, inquiry and experiential learning, MYP Category 2: Coordinators, Technology, Physical Education, Humanities (New Curriculum), Language B (New Curriculum), Language A, Mathematics, Science, Physical Education, Performing Arts (Music), MYP Category 3: Validating the 3 Year MYP- CXL, PYP Category 3: Sustainability as international mindedness, Concept Based Learning, Action, The Role of PE, Learning Environment and Inquiry and Transdisciplinary Learning.|
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Choosing the right workshop
To help you select the workshop that is right for your needs, descriptions of the various workshops are available.
- PYP Programme workshop descriptions
- MYP Programme workshop descriptions
- DP Programme workshop descriptions + Global PD workshop catalogue
Descriptions for Physics: Promoting the Use of ICT:
This workshop is designed for teachers who are already familiar with the structure and assessment of the course and who have completed Category 1 and wish to explore the role that ICT can play in teaching, learning and school-based assessment in the IB Physics curriculum. Participants will:
• discuss the importance of ICT as a tool in
• investigate the ways of scaffolding
knowledge required for students to design
their own experiments using ICT
• focus on the design of experiments using ICT
suitable for IB internal assessment
• role play to enhance the understanding of
• receive hands-on experience with a range of
different software packages
• explore other ways to use ICT as a means of
supporting teaching and learning
ITGS: Incorporating Web 2.0, Developing Thinking and
Writing Skills for External Assessment, Managing the
This workshop will help DP teachers create units of study that incorporate the Learner Profile, international mindedness and Theory of Knowledge;use an integrated approach based on the ITGS triangle; incorporate scenarios based on real situations; develop local and global collaboration using Web 2.0 tools; and appreciate how Web 2.0 tools may be redefining digital citizenship.
• develop strategies that prepare students for
• learn how to adapt to and use news articles as a
teaching strategy, specifically for the new Paper 2
• explore ways to teach students to build
an argument as preparation for extended
• develop techniques for understanding and using
the command terms throughout the course
• develop strategies for project management
and for teaching the product development
life cycle (strand 3.9 on the new syllabus)
Chemistry C3: The role of practical work, inquiry and experiential learning
The content of the workshop will be covered over the 3 days. The breakdown of this structure (e.g. agenda) will be decided by the workshop leader and will be presented to the participants at session 1, and subject to review due to participants’ emerging needs. Workshops begin at 8.30am, conclude at 4.30pm for Day 1 and 2, and finish at 4pm on Day 3.
What participants should bring
Workshop leaders will contact the participants directly before the workshop to inform them of any specific materials/resources they need to bring with them (either as e-copy or hard copy).
Please read carefully before registering
Early Bird Registration: USD591 - 28 July 2012
Regular Fee: USD661
Late Cancellation: No Refund - 7 September 2012
Admin Fee of USD80 will apply for onsite Replacement and Email changes.
*Coordinators are to ensure that participants email address is entered correctly in REGIS.
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Accommodation & Travel Information
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IB Asia Pacific Regional Office
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