Imagine a classroom without borders where you get to promote international-mindedness through the use of language, culture, ideas, and issues of global significance. The IBDP language B course provides an opportunity to do just that! Join us for our very first IBDP Deep-dive for language B as we explore how you can construct a purposeful language B course and support students in their language acquisition goals.
Join experienced language B practitioners from around the world and dive into the underpinning requirements of the subject. Brainstorm with peers about course design, how to prepare students for assessments, and grade some exemplars along the way!
- Designing a language B course
- Understanding and planning for internal assessments
- Guiding students through external assessments
Session I: How to design a language B course
Course design is integral to successfully implementing the language B curriculum. In this session pick up some of the best practices on selecting texts, exploring themes, and in turn structuring your course outlines.
Session II: Supporting students through internal assessments
Speaker: Laetitia Chanéac-Knight
All language B teachers know that planning for the internal assessment is no easy feat! Attend this session to become a pro on all things IOA from choosing texts and visuals, to teaching students how to analyze them. As a bonus, we’ve included an exemplar grading session too.
Session III: Supporting students through external assessments
Speaker: Angela Lucca
Prepping students for external assessments in language B is an exciting process. To make sure that you’re checking all the boxes, join us to learn about supporting students through papers 1 & 2.