IBDP History Mini Toolkit: Incorporating the DP Core (TOK, CAS, & EE)

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Explore how the DP Core Supports your teaching of
DP History

Practical tools, classroom examples, and content from experienced DP History teachers.

This mini toolkit delves into how DP History teachers can connect their content to the DP Core: Theory of Knowledge (TOK), Creativity Activity and Service (CAS), and the Extended Essay (EE).

Prepare your students better for their Extended Essay, support your students to create more meaningful CAS projects, and fulfill the IB's mission of creating lifelong learners by incorporating TOK effectively.
Explanations for incorporating the TOK History questions
CAS project ideas that connect to DP History
Student samples of DP History EEs and supervisor best practices

Why mini toolkits?

Mini toolkits are the perfect solution for
  • Busy teachers who don't have time to go through an entire toolkit.
  • Experienced teachers who are looking to refresh their knowledge in just one aspect of the IB subject guide.
  • IB Coordinators who want to deliver in-house professional development training in a focused and precise manner.
  • School administrators who want to ensure all their IB teachers have up-to-date training in IB teaching & learning best practices.
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Bonus content!


Your digital workbook is designed to help expand your work on the core concepts within this mini toolkit. It is downloadable and may be be printed when you begin your Ibtrove session.


Earn a digital certificate that can be used for re-licensure (depending on your state or country).


DP History Contributor Team

Richard Stilliard

DP History teacher and DP Coordinator
Richard teaches both IB History and IB Economics and was filmed demonstrating experimental learning concepts for an ATL teacher lesson for the IBO.

Joshua Bashalany

DP History teacher
Joshua teaches IB History through a student-centered approach by utilizing technology to bring history to life in his class.

Jerry Koutavas

DP History teacher
Jerry has taught DP History since 2012 and is passionate about helping all students be successful in the course. He holds an LBSI endorsement.

Nathaniel Miller

DP History teacher
Nathaniel is an experienced DP History teacher in Colorado.

Course Lessons

Some questions we hear often...

How does the mini toolkit help me with supervising an EE?

This mini toolkit includes sample EE research questions, scaffolding best practices for helping students determine their EE History topic, and explanations of the supervisor's role.

Can an experienced DP History teacher benefit from using this mini toolkit? 

Definitely! Our mini toolkit includes a wide variety of ideas to spark your creativity and get you excited about connecting DP History to the DP Core.

Can I use this mini toolkit for all my teachers at my school and district?

Yes! This DP History mini toolkit is designed to work with our other Ibtrove toolkits for a comprehensive and unified professional learning opportunity for all the IB teachers in your building and district.

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