IBDP History Mini Toolkit: The Foundations of DP History (Teaching & Learning)
Guiding IB educators towards success
For a 2-month subscription
Improve your teaching & your students' learning with this DP History mini toolkit
Practical tools, classroom examples, and content from experienced DP History teachers.
Improve your teaching in IB by learning more about aims and objectives of DP History and then how to incorporate the IB best practices for teaching and learning including the Learner Profile, the Approaches to Teaching (ATT), and the Approaches to Learning (ATL).
Get a solid foundation of the DP History curriculum to improve your teaching confidence and your students' learning.
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.
A DIGITAL WORKBOOK
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
Earn a digital certificate that can be used for re-licensure (depending on your state or country).
DP History Contributor Team
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.
DP History teacher
Joshua teaches IB History through a student-centered approach by utilizing technology to bring history to life in his class.
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.
DP History teacher & I&S Department Head
Cynthia is the Head of Individuals and Societies Department at M-PESA FOUNDATION ACADEMY in Kenya. She has been teaching IB since 2014. She is experienced teaching DP History, TOK, and MYP Integrated Humanities. She is always elated to mentor new teachers in implementation of IB teaching & learning philosophy. She has successfully prepared candidates for exams ever since she began teaching and her DP History students have always scored 6 or higher. She enjoys teaching history as it enables students to become critical thinkers, internationally and open-minded as they encounter different perspectives.
Some questions we hear often...
How does the toolkit help me become a better teacher?
This mini toolkit focuses on the best practices for teaching and learning in IB and DP History. Throughout this mini toolkit, you will learn:
- How to incorporate the LP, ATL, and ATTs into your course.
- See teacher samples for how experienced DP History teachers use these IB principles to improve their teaching and student learning.
- Ways to utilize the aims and objectives to enhance your teaching and improve students' assessment scores.
Can an experienced DP History teacher benefit from using this mini toolkit?
Definitely! With printable resources and classroom examples, our mini toolkit includes a wide variety of ideas to spark your creativity and get you excited about teaching DP History
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.
"The interface so clear and easy to use, and lots of classroom examples were embedded in every lesson. I highly recommend it for any teacher new to IB or even as a quick refresher as you start a new school year!"
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