How to Use Chi Square Test on Raw Data

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In any experiment, raw data has to be converted to something scientifically significant. One of the ways being taught in IB is chi-square, which is confusing to many students. Here is a 4-step example that turns raw data into a conclusion.

New IB Literature vs Language & Literature 2020

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2020 IB Lit and LangLit are aligned this time around. Both programs share the same assessment components and assessment criteria. Where they differ is in the number and type of texts studied. Read more...

Beginner’s Guide to Mathematical Proofs

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For students who are new to proving in Mathematics, here is a quick guide to help you get started.

COVID-19: Year One

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It has been a year since the world learned about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the COVID-19 pandemic. While we are in the midst of it, there are some interesting findings throughout the year : Why is Italy hit more badly in the first wave? Is the virus getting less deadly?

Text by Text or Theme by Theme

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What’s the best structure for the IOA and Paper 2? Both the IOA and Paper 2 assessment components share the same choices when it comes to structure, the text by text approach and the theme by theme approach. What’s the best structure for your style? Let’s take a look!

Introduction to Oxbridge Entrance Tests

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One does not merely walk into Oxbridge. Acceptance is restricted to more than just high predicted grades ... difficult and complex entrance exams will await you to weed out the few from the many. If you think you are worthy of Oxbridge, The Edge will be your Samwise Gamgee.

The Bernoulli Equation

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Perhaps one of the most important laws of the natural world is the law of conservation energy, which in essence states that energy can neither be destroyed nor created. This fundamental principle helped the great Daniel Bernoulli first to deduce a relationship between pressure decrease and the corresponding fluid flow increase.

10 Expert Tips – Paper 1 Language and Literature

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Got a 4 and want a 6? Got a 6 and can’t seem to achieve that elusive 7? Grab the examiner’s attention with these 10 expert tips designed to get you that higher score on your Paper 1.

Context! Audience! Purpose! Tackling the IB English B Paper 1

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For all you IB English B students out there: Yes, Paper 1 can be hard! Prior to May 2020, the writing paper tasks would give you the text type (e.g. write an article/speech/review) you had to write. However, after the 2020 changes to IB Language B, students must now choose the text type they will use to respond to their chosen writing task.

Guinea Pigs for Science

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Being fluffy and soft makes this friendly rodent, the Guinea pig, one of the more popular household pets. In the scientific community, however, Guinea pigs are used as animal models and are the subject of experiments. Thanks to its physiological similarities to us, in its hearing, immune system and respiratory tract, the Guinea pig makes a valuable model of study in medical and physiological research. Guinea pigs were not always treated as test subjects. They were (and still are) a popular South American food staple.

The Point of the PEEL

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Making a great first impression counts. People judge us by what we say, how we say it, and even by the way we write. When it comes to writing essays, the first sentence, the point of our paragraph, says more about our ability to communicate than the entire contents of the paragraph. How do your opening lines come across?

How to Complete the Compare and Contrast Question for IB History Paper 1

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By Jonathan Wilson (History, English Literature, English Language, TOEFL, IELTS, English Builder, ESOL at The Edge Learning Center) Hi everyone! This is Jon again, and I’m here to share with you some more tips for the upcoming IB History exam! In my last blog, we looked at the OPCVL question from Paper 1. That one asked us […]

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