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Power & Responsibility. Contents  April Schedule  Exam Schedule  How to best prepare for exams  Exam protocol and rules  Exam location  Calculator.

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1 Power & Responsibility

2 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

3 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

4 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

5 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

6 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

7 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

8 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  Or the

9 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

10 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.

11 Results acquisition  Marks are accessible as of July 6, 2012  You will receive a session number and pin code.  Page 11

12 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

13 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

14 Where can I get more information on IB?  Please visit my website at: under the “IB information” page where you will find various resources on the IB program.  Visit the IB world website at

15 Questions? My contact info   Phone (I have a voice mail as well)


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