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 […]

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 […]

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 (Published On 2 Jan 2020) 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 refer to IB […]

Designing Physics Experiments

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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, whilst others will have to write exam papers with experimental design questions incorporated into them. Designing experiments […]

IB Math: AA or AI?

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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 is hard and what is not, and what kind of student […]

Bridging the IB learning gap with The Edge

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Our IB tutor 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, and […]

IB Math Common Core (SL & HL)

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As the new IB Math curriculum has been launched in Sept 2019 for the IB Class of 2021, The Edge now runs a new IB Math Common Core course to help students who are going to the first year of IB get prepared for the upcoming syllabus changes as well as stay ahead of their […]

Test yourself: IB Math SL and HL – Which one suit you better?

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According to the IB Programme, students are required to take at least one course in mathematics and computer science as an elective. For all the pre-IB students, have you decided to take IB Math Standard Level (SL) or Higher Level (HL)? If you aren’t confident in whether you should take the SL or the HL, […]

IB History Essay Body Paragraph, a Model

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By Adam Stengel (AP/IB History, English Literature, English Language, History tutor at The Edge Learning Center) As I’ve mentioned in a previous blog, many of my students claim they have trouble writing history essays. Because the IB History assessment is essay-based—particularly the Paper 2 and Paper 3 (HL only)—learning how to compose historical arguments in well-developed prose paragraphs […]

Translation Tips for IB Latin Paper 1

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 By James Rodkey (ACT, SAT, SSAT, English Builder, ESOL, and Latin tutor at The Edge Learning Center) The IB Latin Paper 1 examination for both HL and SL is a translation exercise from selected texts with the permitted use of a dictionary. (The only difference between SL and HL for Paper 1 is the length of the selection.) […]

All About Alliteration!

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By Sonali Khemka (Published on 23 July 2018) Alliteration is a literary device that repeats the same sound, usually a consonant, at the start of a series of words or sentences. Though it is frequently used in poetry, it can also be found in prose such as novels or plays. Depending on how alliteration is used […]

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