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1 APP and IB at Ingraham HS aka IBx February 20, 2013
2 Tonight’s Program Robert Vaughan ~ Advanced Learning Dean Ferguson ~ EnglishKurt Spann ~ SciencePeggy Sjong ~ MathCarrie Richard ~ CounselingAlexander Barbar, Alexander Hoppe, Sarah Jenkins ~ IBx Students
3 Garfield’s increasing enrollment APP EnrollmentAPP enrollment in grades K-8 is growing.APP high school enrollment has been increasing, and is expected to continue to increase for many years.The PlanCreate another APP pathway for highly gifted students based on an accelerated IB Diploma Program – IBx.IBx allows APP qualified IB students to complete the IB Diploma in their sophomore and junior years.
4 GHSP at Interlake HSGifted High School Program at Interlake High School in Bellevue, WashingtonStarted in 2007First graduating class in June 2010Each grade has a cohort of 30 – 40 studentsClass of 2010 had 12 National Merit ScholarsGradeCourse of study9English, World Language, World History, Chemistry, AP Calculus AB, Physical Education10IB Diploma program (year 1)11IB Diploma program (year 2)12College Electives, High School Electives, Internship
5 The Accelerated IB option at Ingraham High School The IBx option for Accelerated Progress Program students at Ingraham High SchoolEnrolled 47 APP 9th graders in fall 2011 and 46 in 2012Will see the first IB Diplomas awarded in July 2014Anticipates growing t students or more at each grade level
6 The IB Diploma Programme Depth and breadthsix subject areas“Higher” courses and “Standard” coursestaught over two yearsChallenging assessmentinternational examinations and examinerscriterion referenced examsfinal result based on May exam and work during school yearComplete programsix different exams (3 HL and 3 SL)independent research project (4,000 words)critical exploration of knowledge issuesdevelopment of skills out of the classroomMore information at:
7 IB courses offered at Ingraham HS Ingraham High School’s 25 IB course offerings are based on current student interest. Consideration is being given to adding philosophy and economics .SubjectCoursesLiteratureEnglish literature (Higher level)English language & literature (Higher level)World languagesFrench (Higher and standard level)Japanese (Higher and standard level)Spanish (Higher and standard level)Social studies20th century history (Standard level)History of the Americas (Higher level)Psychology (Higher and standard level)Business Management (Standard level)SciencesBiology (Higher and standard level)Chemistry (Standard level – alternates with Physics)Physics (Standard level – alternates with Chemistry)MathematicsMathematical studies (Standard level)Mathematics (Higher and standard level)Computer science (Standard level)Further Math (Higher level)ArtsVisual arts (Higher and standard level)Music Theory (Standard and higher level)
8 What IB courses will APP students take? Shading indicates exams offered.Subject Area9th Grade10th Grade11th Grade12th GradeGroup 1:EnglishHonors Intro to Lit. & Comp.-cohort-IB Literature HL,year 1IB LiteratureHL, year 2English & social science courses taught by university facultyGroup 2:World LanguageFrench, Spanish, Japanese2nd or 3rd year of study3rd or 4th year of study4th or 5th year of study – SL, HL5th or 6th year of studyGroup 3:Individuals & SocietyWorld History 2,3 honors cohort-IB History of the Americas 1,2IB 20th Century History 1, 2 HLIB social science electives or special subject seminars in the humanitiesGroup 4:Natural SciencesChemistry1, 2 honorsIB Biology SL,year 1 HL -cohort-IB Physics SL (14/15)IB Biology HLyear 2 HLIB Chemistry 1,2 SL(15/16)Additional IB sciences that may includeChemistry HL &Physics SLGroup 5:MathematicsGeometry hAlgebra 2 hAlgebra 2hIB Math Studies SLIB Math SL,IB Math HL, yr 1IB Math SLIB Math HL, yr 1IB Math HL, yr 2IB Further Math HL,yr 1AP Statisticsyr 2Group 6:Not all electives are offered each year or at Higher Level.IB MusicIB Visual ArtsIB PsychologyIB BusinessManagementIB ComputerScienceSecond ScienceThird LanguageInternshipsTOK7th period(2nd semester)(1st semester)Please refer to your handout
9 The Senior YearTwo college courses (English & a social science) taught at Ingraham by local college professors.Continued study of IB subjects not yet taken.Special subject seminars taught by IB faculty.Plays, musicals, sports.Internships.Creativity – Action – Service leadership.
10 The IB Diploma Programme Depth and breadthsix subject areas“Higher” courses and “Standard” coursestaught over two yearsChallenging assessmentinternational examinations and examinerscriterion referenced examsfinal result based on May exam and work during school yearComplete programsix different exams (3 HL and 3 SL)independent research project (4,000 words)critical exploration of knowledge issuesdevelopment of skills out of the classroomMore information at:
11 Comparison of AP and IB exams General Structure of exam componentsAPIBMultiple-choice questionsTeacher graded work during year20 %50 %Short response40 %Short response or longer essayLonger essay50 %40 %
12 Comparison of AP and IB exams English literature examsAPIB at HLIB at SL1 essays (1500 – 1900 words) written during the course and graded externally(25% of grade)Same as HL60 minutes55 multiple-choice questions based on literary text excerpts(45% of grade)120 minutes1 essay from choice of two text excerpts(20% of grade)90 minutesSame task as HL3 essays, two on text excerpts, one from general prompt(55% of grade)1 essay from choice of sixteen general prompts30 minutes1 oral commentary based on texts studied graded by teacher1 oral presentation based on texts studied graded by teacher(30% of grade)Same tasks as HL
13 Comparison of AP and IB exams History examsAPIB at HLIB at SL55 minutes80 multiple-choice questions(50% of grade)60 minutes4 short-answer/structured document based questions(20% of grade)Same tasks as HL(30% of grade)1 document based essay question(22.5% of grade)90 minutes2 essays from choice of thirty general prompts (six prompts per topic, essays must be from two different topics)(25% of grade)(45% of grade)70 minutes2 essays from choice of four general prompts(27.5% of grade)150 minutes3 essays from choice of twenty-four general prompts(35% of grade)N/AHistorical investigation (1,500‑2,000 words) graded by teacherSame task as HL
14 Comparison of AP and IB exams Biology examsAPIB at HLIB at SL80 minutes100 multiple-choice questions(60% of grade)60 minutes40 multiple-choice questions(20% of grade)45 minutes30 multiple-choice questions100 minutes4 short-answer/structured questions(40% of grade)135 minutesSection A: several short-answer questions (half based on data provided)Section B: 2 structured questions from a choice of four, each requires creating a diagram(36% of grade)75 minutesSection B: 1 structured question from a choice of four, each requires creating a diagram(32% of grade)In two of eight sections: several short-answer questions and an essay questionIn two of eight sections: several short-answer questions(24% of grade)1 interdisciplinary project and a mix of short- and long-term investigations / labs graded by teacherSame as HL
15 Comparison of AP and IB exams Math examsAPIB at HLIB at SL105 minutesAll multiple-choice questions28 questions with no calculator17 question with graphing calculator(50% of grade)120 minutesShort- and extended-response questions with no calculator(30% of grade)90 minutes(40% of grade)Section A: 2 problems in 30 minutes with graphing calculatorSection B: 4 problems in 60 minutes with no calculatorShort- and extended-response questions with graphing calculator60 minutesExtended-response questions with graphing calculator(20% of grade)N/A2 pieces of work assigned and graded by the teacherSame as HL
16 Comparison of AP and IB exams Sample exams available online*College Board > AP Courses and exams > Course home pagesInternational Baccalaureate > Diploma programme > Assessment >Sample exam papers*See handout for sample questions from the May 2011 exam session.
17 IB Diploma students at university "We would much prefer the IB diploma candidate. It is the best high school preparatory curriculum an American school can offer." Marilee Jones Dean of Admissions Massachusetts Institute of Technology“Washington admissions directors say…a 4 or above on the 7-point IB test tells them that a student has done well on a national test designed to measure mastery of college-level material.”Seattle Times, p.A16*Source: US Census, the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) of NCES, and the National Student Clearinghouse“I stand in awe of students who receive an IB diploma.”Philip Ballinger, Director of Admissions, University of Washington
18 Ingraham IB candidates performance on IB exams: 4-year averages Percent of test-takers passing a college-level test during high school : 86% Percent of diploma candidates receiving the diploma: Ingraham: 79% World: 80% Average points by candidates earning the diploma: 30.5
19 Do IB Diploma students have a life? Yes!While IB Diploma students take on a demanding course of study, they are well represented in sports, clubs, and performing arts groups at both Ingraham and Chief Sealth High School.IB Diploma students must also participate in extra-curricular activities including volunteering in fulfillment of the program requirements.Photos courtesy of West Seattle Blog, and Seattle Film and Music
20 The IB Learner ProfileThe attributes and descriptors of the IB’s learner profile define the type of learners the IB hopes students will strive to be:inquirersknowledgeablethinkerscommunicatorsprincipledopen-mindedcaringrisk-takersbalancedreflectivePhotos courtesy of Seattle PI and Ingraham High School
21 Thank you for attending this evening. If you have further questions, please call orGuy Thomas, IB Program Coordinator.