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1 WS Experience The teacher do supervise, however it will be generalization to assume that supervisors are necessarily scholarly writers or write regularly themselves (Delamont et al., 1999).

2 Goal Share a reflective experience on coordinating and supervising World Studies Extended Essay at Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa.

3 Aspects of Reflection The school context Extended essay coordinators roleExtended essay coordinators role

4 The school Location Strands Structure Curriculum

5 Extended Essay Coordinator's Role Integration of EE in TOK and CAS. Discussion the importance of the research skills in all the subject the students were undertaking making it a core element. Worked with AKF project where the students were doing CAS activities. Actually three of the Essay were based on this projects. Solar, Water Filtering and Feeding program. Several session were undertaken to understand specifics like multidisciplinary, global conscienceless and the use of the personal log. We also went through the assessment criteria to get their understanding. Student selection of the multidisciplinary topic was challenging. Prompted the student shaping their question in a focused and doable manner.

6 Extended Essay Coordinator's Role Explored the supervisors as well as identified interest group of individual with whom we discussed and interpreted the guide and how we could support the students especially where the main supervisor had no information of the other subject components of the essay they were supervising We also went through a sample and marked it together to see the challenges the supervisors go thorough and how they interpreted different criterions. Track through the students point of task through timelines. Checked the students work through turn it in to check for academic honesty.

7 References Aga Khan Academies (2010). Aga Khan academy, Mombasa retrieved from on 4 April Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa (2009). Coordinators Annual Report. Gioko A. M.: Author Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa (2009). Extended Essay Strategy. Gioko A. M.: Author Gioko, A. (2010). Extended Essay, retrieved on 1 April Gioko, A. and Mungaro, S (2010). Extended Essay at AKAM, retrieved from on 1 April 2010

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