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2 The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program Florence High School IB World School #6028 Mrs. Val. Coppell IB DP Coordinator x 7028

3 Clancey Cathemer Sibyl Cornell Janet Courtright Richard Crinigan Natasha Gibbons Alan Jones Meghan Kuebler Layton Lewis Cedar Marshall Erin McGuinness Noelle Olson Kwame Rogers Riana Warden

4 Agenda 1. Welcome 1. IB Diploma Program Overview Learner Profile Core Requirements »Theory of Knowledge »Extended Essay »Creativity, Action, Service Six Groups of Academic Courses 2. IB Full Diploma Student vs. IB Certificate Student Core Subject Preparation YOUR INVOLVEMENT IS CRITICAL FOR STUDENT SUCCESS 1.English 2.Science 3.Mathematics 4.History 4.Question and Answer Session 5. Conclusion of IB DP Meeting

5 The IB Learner Profile

6 The IB DP Hexagon

7 Core Requirements of the IB Diploma Program 1.Theory of Knowledge –Taken during spring of junior year and fall of senior year –Required submission of a 1,500 word paper responding to one of ten prescribed TOK questions 2.The Extended Essay –Topic of their choice –Not to exceed 4,000 words –Students choose a FHS Faculty Mentor to supervise their progress 3.Creativity, Action, Service –Minimum of 150 hours –Balanced among the three areas

8 Six Groups of Academic Coursework Group 1 Primary Language English 1A Group 2 Secondary Language French B Spanish B

9 Six Groups of Academic Coursework Group 3 Individuals and Societies History Psychology

10 Six Groups of Academic Coursework Group 4 Experimental Sciences Biology Chemistry

11 Six Groups of Academic Coursework Group 5 Mathematics Calculus

12 Six Groups of Academic Coursework Group 6 The Arts TheaterVisual Art

13 IB Full Diploma Students vs. IB Diploma Certificate Students IB Diploma Certificate Students demonstrate the IB Learner Profile register with IB fall of year testing enroll in at least three IB courses sit for at least three IB tests May of their senior year (up to two may be taken May of junior year)

14 IB Full Diploma Students vs. IB Diploma Certificate Students IB Full Diploma Students demonstrate the IB Learner Profile register with IB fall of junior year enroll in six IB courses both junior and senior year submit an Extended Essay of maximum 4,000 words log the 150+ CAS hours balanced among Creativity, Action, and Service enroll in Theory of Knowledge during spring of junior year and fall of senior year submit a 1,500 word TOK paper sit for all six IB tests in May of their senior year *(up to two may be taken May of junior year)

15 Fees and Benefits IB fees:Registration $141/189/405 Fee per Exam $ Full Diploma Students Expense: $717

16 Major Benefits of the IB Diploma Preparation for college Test scores may earn credit for freshman courses …at Arizona State University: English A 7, 6 or 5 6 ENG 101, ENG 214 *French B 7 16FRE 101, 102, 201, FRE 101, 102, 201 *Spanish B 7 or 6 8SPA 101, SPA 101 US History 7, 6, or 5 6HST 109, HST 109 Visual Arts 7, 6, or 5 6ART 111, ART 112 Theater 7, 6, 5, or 4 3THE 100

17 Major Benefits of the IB Diploma …but at University of Tulsa : English A 7, 6 or 5 6 French B (SL) 7, 6 or 5 14(with Diploma) Spanish B (SL) 7, 6 or 5 14 (with Diploma) US History 7, 6, or 5 6 US History (SL) 7, 6, or 5 6 Psychology (SL) 7, 6, or 5 3 Calculus (SL) 5 4 Visual Arts 7, 6, or 5 6 Visual Arts (SL) 7, 6, or 5 3 Theater 7, 6, or 5 6

18 Core Subject Preparation Entering FHS (specific to Pre-IB courses), students should demonstrate the following abilities: 1.English –Write with a creative edge –Ability to personally apply what theyve read to the real world, the ability to venture outside the box and express their own views/interpretations. –Write grammatically correct, five-paragraph essays for varying purposes and audiences. Narration, description, explanation, persuasion, literary analysis –Appropriately use well developed vocabulary. –Practiced in contributing to discussions and doing oral presentations. –Understand the basic elements of literary and rhetorical analysis (plot, characterization, point of view, setting, theme, figurative versus literal language, purpose, audience, tone, point of view).

19 Core Subject Preparation Entering FHS (specific to Pre-IB courses), students should demonstrate the following abilities: 2.Science Multiply fractions (conversions) Reading comprehension (word problems) Solve one equation with one unknown –Unknown may be in a denominator

20 Core Subject Preparation Entering FHS (specific to Pre-IB courses), students should demonstrate the following abilities: 3. Mathematics Show mastery of integers. Add, Subtract, Multiply, and Divide. Make simple calculations without the use of a calculator. Demonstrate solid understanding of linear and quadratic equations and inequalities. Use fractions appropriately.

21 Core Subject Preparation Entering FHS (specific to Pre-IB courses), students should demonstrate the following abilities: 4. History Identify conceptual ideas about history and identify causes, effects, and reasons behind events. Distinguish the functions of the Federal, Judicial and Legislative branches as well as elections. Identify the continents, countries, and bodies of water on the globe.

22 Questions? FHS IB teachers –EnglishMr. Pike, Mrs. Horrell –HistoryMs. Karten, Mr. Miller –ScienceMrs. Watterson, Mr. Fitch –MathMr. Schlinger SpanishSra. Gibson FrenchMme. Bacon Theater Mr. Bittick Visual Arts Ms. Wahl TOKMr. Callahan

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