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We are excited to welcome you to our Curriculum Summit in Asia on January 25-27, 2019! Below, please explore the individual sessions, and register for the sessions of your choice to design your own professional learning experience.

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Sunday, January 27 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Top-Tier Strategies for Enhancing Extended Essays: Developing Your Students’ Skills in Investigative Discourse and Writing Research Essays AVAILABLE

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Learn how a few key strategies appear in many of the top IB Extended Essays and how these strategies relate to the EE Rubric. These strategies are applicable to a variety of tasks that rely on investigative analysis.  This workshop takes you beyond the basics and shows you how students can go deeper in their understanding of investigative discourse. This small set of strategies will help your students push to the next band level. These strategies can be taught in Academic Writing classes designed to help students understand the process of writing top-tier Extended Essays or other Investigative Essays. 1) The session will kick off with a brief overview of the strategies the EE rubric and how these strategies link to the criteria. 2) It will then use the EE rubric and IB sample essays to show how these strategies have often been implemented in many of the top EE exemplars (25 minutes). 3) The final section will look at how these strategies could be taught in the classroom, with time for questions (10-minute Q&A).

Speakers
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Laurence Lee

Teacher of English and ESL, Shanghai Singapore International School
I am a teacher and a linguist from Australia now living in Shanghai, learning the ropes of being a member of the global community. My passion is in literacy and communicative fluency of all shapes and sizes. I currently teach English and ESL at Shanghai Singapore International School... Read More →


Sunday January 27, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room #202

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