2 IB Phrases to KnowSL – Standard Level: A course that has 150 seat hours. Students must take three SL courses.HL – Higher Level: A course that has 240 seat hours. Students must take three HL courses.* NOTE * In some instances, a student may take four HL classes and two SL classes.
3 IB Phrases to KnowInternal Assessment: An evaluation instrument that is graded by the teacher but is moderated by another teacher somewhere in the world.External Assessment: The culminating exam given in May of a student’s senior year
19 Other Suppliers Harper Collins Oxford University Press Heinemann Cambridge University PressHodder MurrayMathematics Publishing
20 Support Sites www.livemaths.co.uk www.mymaths.co.uk IB Online Curriculum
21 Further Maths SL Statistics and Probability Sets, Relations and Groups Discrete MathematicsSeries and Differential Equations
22 International Baccalaureate GCE A level Mathematics Comparison with A Level Material unique to the IB and A level mathematics syllabuses.International BaccalaureateGCE A level MathematicsInductionComplex numbersMatricesKinematic problemsOdd, even and periodic functionsPolynomial inequalitiesSmall angle approximationsCoordinate geometry of circleRecurrence relationshipsParametric equations of curvesGeneral solution of trigonometricequationsTrapezium and Simpson’s rulesSource: EXPERT GROUP REPORT
23 Comparison with A Level IB SubjectSizeGrade alignmentHigher LevelMathematics10-20% largerthan A leveltop 6, 7 ≡ A4 ≡ EStandard LevelMathematicalMethods2/3 A level7 ≡ AFurther≡ 1 A Level (taking into account size and demand together) and accept 7 ≡ A, 4 ≡ EStudies≡ 30 – 40% A Level (taking into account size and demand together)
24 Comparison with A Level The HE representative proposed a mappingalong the lines:"7"=133 "6"=96 "5"=58 "4"=20