Facebook Live: How To Handle University Admissions With The IB Exams Cancelled?

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The IB Organisation has just announced that the IB exams in May will be cancelled amid the coronavirus pandemic. In order to help our parents and students to alleviate any confusion they may have from this current situation, our Head of Academics and Test Preparation, Leo Lam, has provided some suggestions that can help prepare […]

Reading the Question(s) in IB Chemistry

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By Daniel Tritton (Biology, Chemistry tutor at The Edge Learning Center) All too often I encounter students with innate ability in Chemistry making unnecessary mistakes and losing easy marks in their mock exams for IB Chemistry. Apart from having the knowledge and necessary problem solving skills, students should be adept at READING the question in the […]

Facebook Live: Guide To A Successful IB Math & Physics Internal Assessment

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The IB Internal Assessments (IAs) comprise of 20% of the final grade. For students who are working on your IAs or wondering how challenge IAs can be, watch our Facebook live! Our IB expert, Mr Avi Banergee, has shared his strategies on how to succeed in your Math and Physics IAs and discussed the following. The advantages […]

5 Ways to Beat Cabin Fever

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By Jaris Cole (English Literature, English Builder, ESOL, IELTS, TOEFL, TOK tutor at The Edge Learning Center) The recent outbreak of the coronavirus has forced many of us to stay home all day. Staying home has its advantages and disadvantages. One disadvantage is how too much time indoors could lead to cabin fever, which is a […]

How (and Why) Should I Read Poetry?

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Poetic analysis is a good way to hone our reading and writing skills. We can share the poet’s emotional experience by identifying key aspects in the poem. About The Edge The Edge Learning Center is Hong Kong’s premier Test Preparation, Academic Tutoring, and Admissions Consulting services provider. Founded in 2008, The Edge has helped thousands of students […]

New IB Math Paper 3 – Math Investigation

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By Tracy Man (ACT, SAT, SSAT, Mathtutor at The Edge Learning Center) Source: math4teaching  Changes in IB Math As some of you may already be aware, the IB Diploma Programme (DP) Maths course has undergone some changes effective from the 2019-2020 academic year. The course will now be broken down into two routes: applied vs. pure (please […]

Designing Physics Experiments

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By Indrani Banerjee (ACT, SAT, SSAT, Math, Physics, English Builder, MAT, NSAA, PAT, TSA tutor at The Edge Learning Center) All physics students will have to design experiments at some point in our school lives. Some of us will have to complete in-depth studies, core practicals, or internal assessments that make up large chunks of our final grades, […]

4 Steps for Visual Literacy

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By Jaris Cole (English Literature, English Builder, ESOL, IELTS, TOEFL, TOK Tutor at The Edge Learning Center) It’s November and you know what that means: IB English Paper 1 is just around the corner. As you may already know, the IB English Paper 1 is an unseen commentary. The most daunting part about Paper 1 is not […]

How to Tackle the OPCVL Question for IB History

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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, English and History tutor here at The Edge. It’s been a while since we last looked at History for the IB, so I wanted to look at the second question on the Paper […]

5 Questions to Improve English Analysis Essays

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Many students struggle to write analysis papers in English, especially under timed conditions, such as on the AP and IB exams. Even students who have strong analytical skills on a feature-by-feature basis encounter difficulties arranging those individual ideas into a larger paper, and the highest grades often demand students present a well-organized and unified set […]

IB Math: AA or AI?

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By Indrani Banerjee (Test Preparation, Math, and Physics tutor at The Edge Learning Center) The maths courses for the IB diploma are changing. Whether or not this news brings fear, anxiety or happiness, we still have to make a choice between these two courses to take in the diploma years. Yes, there is information out there about what […]

Bridging the IB learning gap with The Edge

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Our IB tutor, Indrani Banerjee, talks about the recent IB Math changes and how to best prepare for the exams. If you can’t view the above image, please click here: The Standard – Bridging the IB learning gap with The Edge About The Edge The Edge Learning Center is Hong Kong’s premier Test Preparation, Academic Tutoring, […]

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