IB Score Range and Descriptor Highest Score - 7 Excellent Performance -- A+ 6 Very good -- A 5 Good -- B 4 Satisfactory -- C 3 Mediocre -- D 2 Poor -- E+ Lowest Score - 1 Very poor -- E
How is a final subject score reached? IB (External Examination Papers) ~70% HL = 3 papers SL = 2 papers GJIS (Internal Assessment) ~30%
An IB Diploma is awarded when: Candidate whose total score is 24 to 27 points or more, provided all the following requirements have been met. a. Numeric grades have been awarded in all six subjects registered for the IB diploma. b. All CAS requirements have been met. c. Grades A (highest) to E (lowest) have been awarded for both theory of knowledge and an extended essay, with a grade of at least D in one of them.
IB Diploma Awarded-Continued d. There is no grade 1 in any subject. e. There is no grade 2 at higher level. f. There is no more than one grade 2 at standard level (SL). g. Overall, there are no more than three grades 3 or below. h. At least 12 points have been gained on higher level (HL) subjects.
DIPLOMA PARENTS THE FINAL STAGE nutrition sleep minimise obligatory family outings expect to see high commitment evidence of 8+ Stay informed... Take advantage of the GJIS data
How is my child performing? Daily habits at home Check GJIS Portal for general data & calendars Check Managebac for detailed data Mock Examinations 3 way conferences & reports Progress checks from teachers or coordinator
Accessing GJIS Portal www.globaljaya.net Demonstration: User: globaljaya\parent.secondary Password: secondary click – SECONDARY (top menu) filter down to DP Calendar far left side click – GJIS IB DP Calendar *click here to see screenshot of the instructionclick here to see screenshot of the instruction
What’s on this semester... Extended Essay (EE) Revision and course work REGISTRATION FOR MAY EXAMINATIONS TOK Presentations / TOK Essay Internal assessments, final submissions (IA’s) Workshops regarding study skills, essay writing, and university application process.
Sample of good Extended Essay Topic English A1 : An exploration of Jane Austen’s use of the outdoors in Emma History: Continuity and Change in Japanese policy Towards Jewish Refugees in Shanghai, 1938-1943 Biology: The effect of age and gender on the photoreceptor cells in the human retina Chemistry: Comparison of iron intake diets in Tanzania Mathematics: A game theoretic analysis of a variety of two-person zero-sum poker models
Commitment To Excellence The 4C's Concentration - ability to maintain a high level of focus in practices and games. Confidence - believe in one's abilities Composure – ability to control oneself in good and challenging times. Commitment - ability to continue working to agreed goals
4 C’s Connected to Team Goals 2012-13 Commitment 1 st Priority Strong team commitment Strong commitment to practice and fitness training Communication 2nd Priority Basketball talk Team support Communication with coach Composure 3rd Priority Composure when tired Composure at end of half and games Composure at the end of practice Confidence 3rd Priority Increase confidence in dealing with stress Confidence in their abilities Demonstrate confidence when warming up for games 2013-14 Commitment 1st Priority Commitment to full court whole game defensive pressure that is unrelenting Composure 2nd Priority We will impose our will so that other team will lose theirs Confidence 2nd Priority Increase confidence in our basketball systems Communication 3rd Priority Basketball talk Team support Communication with coach
Tribal Leadership Stage Three: (I’m great and you’re not) Marked by knowledge hoarders who want to outwork and outthink their competitors on an individual basis. They are lone warriors who not only want to win, but need to be the best and brightest. Stage Four: (We’re great and they’re not) The transition from “I’m great” to “we’re great” comes in this stage where the tribe members are excited to work together for the benefit of the entire community. Stage Five: (Life is great) Members who have made substantial innovations seek to use their potential to make a global impact
Varsity Season 1TryoutsCompleted Roster End of SeasonTraining DaysGJIS Tournament VolleyballAug 14-16Aug 19Oct 3G-T-W-TH B-T-W-TH JAAC League Games SoccerAug 14-16Aug 19Oct 4T-W-THJAAC League Games Season 2TryoutsCompleted Roster End of SeasonTraining DaysGJIS Tournament RugbyOct 21-23Oct 28Dec 13T-W-THJAAC League Games BasketballOct 21-23Oct 28Feb 7G-T-W-TH B-W-TH-F JAAC League Games Season 3TryoutsCompleted Roster End of SeasonTraining DaysGJIS Tournament BadmintonFeb 10-12Feb 17March 7T-W- THJAAC League Games