Monthly Archives: February 2009

Fantastic Online Education Journal!

Authentic Education is a website that is run by Grant Wiggins and his team. The site contains insightful monthly articles that related to making education meaningful. The website features a range of columnists that each address issues vital to excellent … Continue reading

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What is a “big idea”?

With the requirements for the PYP planner and the MYP unit planner, many educators around the world are grappling with what the big ideas are. Grant Wiggins, a well respected author and frequent collaborator with Jay McTighe provides some very … Continue reading

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The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

ASCD The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development is a large US-based educational group that supports (as indicated by the title) Supervision and Curriculum Development. Many very practical books are published by this association. We have an institutional membership which … Continue reading

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Welcome to the BIS Curriculum Coordinator’s Blog!

Greetings dear colleagues   In this blog, I will be keeping all of the notes I have sent previous- they may be seen by scrolling down. This means everything is available on one screen for your convenience.   I hope … Continue reading

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27 November 2008

  Item Purpose Action Timeline 1. Professional Reference Library in the Staff room aka Faculty Lounge We have begun sharing some personal resources on these shelves. The names of the owner can be found inside the front cover for reference … Continue reading

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7 November 2008

  Item Purpose Action Timeline 1. Professional Reference Library in the Staff room aka Faculty Lounge You might have noticed a few reference works on display in our new bookshelf in the staffroom. These works are for us to use … Continue reading

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23 September 2008

  Item Purpose Action Timeline 1. Online Professional Learning Services (OPLS) http://blogs.ibo.org/opls/   Many of you will have discovered this exciting resource on the Online Curriculum Centre (OCC). If you have not yet found this site, you can find it … Continue reading

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