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Contents April Schedule Exam Schedule How to best prepare for exams Exam protocol and rules Exam location Calculator rules Results acquisition University transcripts Wind-up possibilities? Page 2
Page 3 Exam schedule. E-version available on school website Personal schedule printout available Only exams papers that are on the same day are Spanish ab. And Biology, Chemistry and English
How best to prepare Page 4 “ Start preparing NOW! Look over the course syllabus for one course and look at the units that were easier or harder Identify the concepts you had more difficulty grasping (star and go back) Arrange time with peers and teachers to steadily go over those concepts Budget time every evening for review on these concepts Book time off of work for a few weeks Get lots of sleep and nourish yourself Page 4
Right before the exam Find out what works for you Do you need to be quiet and mentally prepare yourself or do you want a bit of distraction Sleep well the night before Have a good breakfast so you’re not distracted Ensure your mode of transportation is in good working order and on time Page 5
Study Tools Old Exams with answer keys Daily exam example questions READ, READ, READ Condensed reviews Course outlines/outcomes Tests and Quizzes through out the two years Teacher Webpages, Edmodo On-line resources (“Khan Academy”, “IB practice”, “High marks in IB”, etc..) Page 6
Exam protocol and rules Page 7 Conduct prior to the exam IB surprise visits Punctuality Jackets, purses. backpacks You must know your session number Sample of multiple choice sheet
EXAM LOCATION Room 219 Students are to be at the school at least 15 minutes before the start of exams. what to bring? Emergency? Contact me at email@example.com@sjsd.net Or the school @ 888-7650
Calculator rules Math teacher will clarify There will be an inspection of calculators by the exam invigilators Please ensure you don’t have any non-permissable programs, formulae and the like Page 9
Page 10 IB Assessment and Scoring Exams are scored and moderated multiple times to insure accuracy and monitor work of examiners. All 4,000 examiners are ‘quality checked’ through a process of moderation. Exams are remarked if there are unexpected deviations.
Results acquisition Marks are accessible as of July 6, 2012 You will receive a session number and pin code. firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Page 11
Page 12 You may have your results sent electronically to the Admissions Office of up to two Canadian universities free of charge. More? There is a $15USD charge beyond that Concerned about a bad mark reaching the office? Results MUST reach most offices by September 1 and your physical documentation doesn’t reach you until early October University transcripts
Wind-up possibilities? Something informal where the entire IB class is invited and the IB Faculty of this year and last are invited as well Some time after last exam (Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 6pm) Current grades and Alumni
Where can I get more information on IB? Please visit my website at: www.sjsd.net/~gvalentim under the “IB information” page where you will find various resources on the IB program. Visit the IB world website at www.IBO.org.
Questions? My contact info E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Phone 888-7650 (I have a voice mail as well)