2011 Meeting - Swiss IB Geography Network



Hosted by International School of Geneva - Campus des Nations.



0830  >  Arrival, coffee and pastries

0845 - 0945  >  "How was that for you?" Lead by Ellena Mart (ISG - Nations)

A reflection upon the first cycle of the 'new' IB Geography syllabus looking at what we have learnt from the first season of exams.

0945 - 1015  > Coffee and cake break

1015 - 1045  > "Resourcing IB Geography" Lead by Richard Allaway (ISG - Nations)

1045 - 1100  > Comfort break

1100 - 1230  >  "Fitting it all in!" Lead by Kathleen Noreisch (ISBerne) and Ann Smith (ISLausanne)

Having now taught the syllabus for the first time, which options/topics demand the most/least time? How helpful are the indicated hours of teaching for each topic?  Which parts of the syllabus lend themselves to being covered simultaneously?  What are examples of some super case-studies that can help us consolidate our teaching and improve students' in-depth knowledge?

1230 - 1330  > Lunch provided by the International School of Geneva - Campus des Nations

1330 - 1500  >  ICT in the IB Geography classroom session. Lead by Richard Allaway (ISG - Nations)

A session looking at using Google Earth and Maps with students in their IB Geography Internal Assessment.

1530 > Opportunity to head into Geneva for a drink and even a meal - if people are interested.