Presentation on theme: "International Baccalaureate Programmes"— Presentation transcript:
1 International Baccalaureate Programmes Jeanette LaFeversSize of Title type can vary slightly with length of Title. Recommended size is 40 point Trebuchet with .85 line spacing.Minimum size: 36 point Trebuchet.Maximum size: 48 point Trebuchet
7 The Primary Years Program An OverviewLet’s focus now on the PYP program only.
8 Themes, Subjects & Essential Elements Sharing the planetWho we arelanguagepersonal,social &physicaleducationsocialstudiesConceptsSkillsHow we organize ourselvesKnowledgeWhere we are in place and timeaAttitudesscience &technologyAll three IB programs have a visual representation of their program. This is the one for the PYP programThe basic subjects required by all states’ curriculum are taught and in addition the arts and a second languange. All are taught through 6 prescribed themes and five essential elements are required in all curriculum planning. There are forms called “planners” to assist the teachers in planning the curriculum to assure the use of the themes and inclusion of the essential elements. All instructors us an inquiry based delivery system (center of the visual.ActionmathematicsartsHow the world worksHow we express ourselves
10 The Middle Years Program This visual of the program shows us the student in the center; each concentric circle represents one or more of the five areas of interaction; or essential elements through which the subject areas on the outside are taught; always remembering that the student is at the center of everything we do.
12 creativity, action, service THE CURRICULUMTheory of Knowledgethe artsgroup 4group 1language A1extended essayexperimental sciencesgroup 6group 3group 5group 2second languagecreativity, action, serviceindividuals and societiesmathematicsThe visual for the DP program…no more kids in the center. The heart of DP is extended essay, Theory of Knowledge (TOK) and the CAS component .All of these are required components for a IB diploma. Students seeking a diploma are required to select one subject from each of the six subject groups. At least 3 but no more than 4 courses from the content groups must be taken at the Higher level and the rest at Standard level.