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The new Extended Essay (EE)

Extended essay intro from Jennifer Gaither

Great Extended Essay tips from Wikibooks and here is Extended Essay Central for exemplars, essays by previous students, examiner reports, subject guides and information for supervisors and students. Also general EE advice from iBiology and Bioknowledgy (this one is more specific to the Sciences).

Here is the IB guide to Extended Essays – read the advice and the subject specific details. Want to explain what the Extended Essay is to your parents? – then go here.

Science subject specific_guidelines (1) from Jennifer Gaither

CITING & REFFERENCING

Referencing advice from UWSEA here.

How to create a bibliography and cite in word – here is a link to instructions or downloadable instructions: how-to-create-bibliographies-citations-in-word or instructions in a 5m YouTube video.

Citation Machine will automatically generate citations in MLA, APA, Chigaco, Turabian, and Harvard. We tend to use Modern Language Association (MLA) style and here is how you do that:

Citing Sources from jskotnicki

How to recognise plagiarism: an excellent tutorial. Can you pass the test?

Academic honesty in ib from cartlidge

RESEARCH

Looking for research papers? Here are two great sites, which you have to pay to join:  Questia and Ebsco.

The (new) Extended Essay (EE)

Extended essay intro from Jennifer Gaither

Great Extended Essay tips from Wikibooks and here is Extended Essay Central for exemplars, essays by previous students, examiner reports, subject guides and information for supervisors and students. Also general EE advice from iBiology and Bioknowledgy (this one is more specific to the Sciences).

Here is the IB guide to Extended Essays – read the advice and the subject specific details. Want to explain what the Extended Essay is to your parents? – then go here.

Sample Extended Essay Questions from Luanda International School – Secondary Library

Extended Essay from Phil Evans

History Guidelines from Jennifer Gaither

Science subject specific_guidelines (1) from Jennifer Gaither

Visual arts extended essay from Jennifer Gaither

World studies-extended-essay- from Jennifer Gaither

PHYSICS EE – some advice & some examples.

CITING & REFFERENCING

Referencing advice from UWSEA here.

How to create a bibliography and cite in word – here is a link to instructions or downloadable instructions: how-to-create-bibliographies-citations-in-word or instructions in a 5m YouTube video.

Citation Machine will automatically generate citations in MLA, APA, Chigaco, Turabian, and Harvard. We tend to use Modern Language Association (MLA) style and here is how you do that:

Citing Sources from jskotnicki

How to recognise plagiarism: an excellent tutorial. Can you pass the test?

Academic honesty in ib from cartlidge

RESEARCH

Looking for research papers? Here are two great sites, which you have to pay to join:  Questia and Ebsco.

Theory of Knowledge (ToK)

Ib theory of_knowledge_bms_presentation lauwers from bmslibrary2 – an excellent presentation (just ignore the outdated diploma points matrix on slide 27)

The complete IB guide: TOK guide 2015

Here is the link to Mr Hoye’s brilliant ToK website. The Rabat American School has a great moodle with a ToK  section and Simon Taylor’s Theory of Knowledge website is here.

The subject of Biology often generates ToK links – this is Mr Taylor’s fantastic i-Biology ToK section.

How does your EE and ToK grade affect your DP points score?:

Diploma points matrix

 

 

 

 

 

 

ASSESSMENT

How to structure your ToK presentation – great advice form Tim Woods

Your ToK Essay – more great advice form Tim Woods

VARIOUS VIDEOS

The paradox of value, a 3m 45s TED-Ed video lesson.

Ilha Das Flores (1989) – a documentary.

The importance of Critical Thinking (in 5m).