Presentation on theme: "IBO International Baccalaureate Program Lancaster Middle School 2009-2010."— Presentation transcript:
IBO International Baccalaureate Program Lancaster Middle School 2009-2010
IBO Mission Statement The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
IB School Focus IB focuses on whole person to create inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people. (See Brochure Learner Profile) Rigorous course of study for highly motivated students. State curriculum taught through Areas of Interaction. (Community and Service, Environments, Etc. (See Brochure) Intercultural Awareness.
IB Final Goal 11 th and 12 th Grade –Student work graded on global standards by assessors around the world. –IB diploma is internationally honored by universities as proof of academic excellence. –Many schools(i.e. UT) offer college credit for IB coursework. –International Education-Global competition.
What is IB? The International Baccalaureate (IB) offers high quality programmes of international education to a worldwide community of schools.
Page 7 IB mission statement MYPDP Introduced in 1997 For ages 3-12 Schools must offer the PYP as an inclusive programme for all students Introduced in 1994 for ages 11-16 Schools are strongly encouraged to implement the MYP as an inclusive programme for all students Introduced in 1969 for ages 16-19 Schools may implement the DP as an inclusive programme for all students or identified students The IB continuum inception PYP MYPDP Programme standards and practices IB learner profile
Page 8 MYPDPPYP Structural continuum The IB continuum of education MYPDP Programme of inquiry and scope & sequence for six subject areas: Language Mathematics Social studies Science Arts Personal, social & physical education Prescribed planner to support inquiry Eight subject areas with aims, objectives & assessment criteria: Language A Language B Humanities Sciences Mathematics Arts Physical education Technology Planner for units of work Six subject groups with detailed syllabus & assessment guides: Language A1 Second language Individuals & society Experimental sciences Mathematics & computer science The arts Course outline for each subject offered PYP MYPDP