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1 What is the International Baccalaureate Organization? The IBO is a nonprofit educational foundation. The IBO is a nonprofit educational foundation. The IBO is a recognized leader in the field of international education. The IBO is a recognized leader in the field of international education.

2 What does the International Baccalaureate Organization do? The IBO does not own or manage any schools. They work with schools around the world, public & private, that share a commitment to local & international education. The IBO does not own or manage any schools. They work with schools around the world, public & private, that share a commitment to local & international education. Founded in 1968, the IBO currently works with 1,752 schools in 122 countries. Founded in 1968, the IBO currently works with 1,752 schools in 122 countries.

3 How is the International Baccalaureate Program Structured? Diploma Program Schools (DP) Diploma Program Schools (DP) High School Program-1968High School Program-1968 Middle Years Program (MYP) Middle Years Program (MYP) 6 th – 8 th grade th – 8 th grade Primary Years Program (PYP) Primary Years Program (PYP) Pre-K – 5 th grade Pre-K – 5 th grade

4 International Baccalaureate Mission Statement (2003) The International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

5 Students in an IB School Develop: Develop: intellectual rigorintellectual rigor higher academic standardshigher academic standards intercultural awarenessintercultural awareness responsible citizenshipresponsible citizenship Become: Become: critical and compassionate thinkers critical and compassionate thinkers lifelong learners lifelong learners informed participants in local and world communities informed participants in local and world communities

6 IB Student Profile Principled Principled Caring Caring Reflective Reflective Open-Minded Open-Minded Knowledgeable Knowledgeable Risk-Taker Risk-Taker Inquirer Inquirer Balanced Balanced Communicator Communicator Thinker Thinker

7 IB Attitudes Appreciation Appreciation Empathy Empathy Commitment Commitment Enthusiasm Enthusiasm Confidence Confidence Independence Independence Cooperation Cooperation Integrity Integrity Creativity Creativity Respect Respect Curiosity Curiosity Tolerance Tolerance

8 King School – Teachers receive IB training Teachers receive IB training Teachers work collaboratively to develop the instructional program Teachers work collaboratively to develop the instructional program Teachers work with IBO consultants Teachers work with IBO consultants Development of Learner Profile & Attitudes in King Students Development of Learner Profile & Attitudes in King Students Signs of international awareness Signs of international awareness Create more family & community involvement Create more family & community involvement

9 King School Begin implementation of the Middle Years Program (MYP). Begin implementation of the Middle Years Program (MYP). Apply for MYP by the May 1 st, 2008 processing date. Apply for MYP by the May 1 st, 2008 processing date. Begin the early stages of the Primary Years Program (PYP) implementation. Begin the early stages of the Primary Years Program (PYP) implementation.

10 Middle Years Program

11 Language A & B (English & Spanish) Language A & B (English & Spanish) Humanities Humanities Technology Technology Mathematics Mathematics Sciences Sciences The Arts The Arts Physical education Physical education

12 MYP Five Areas of Interaction: Lenses for Viewing Ideas Approaches to learning Approaches to learning Health and Social Education Health and Social Education Community and Service Community and Service Environment Environment Homo Faber Homo Faber

13 Primary Years Programme

14 Primary Years Program Five Essential Elements Knowledge Knowledge Concepts Concepts Attitudes Attitudes Skills Skills Actions Actions

15 PYP Program of Inquiry Six Organizing Themes Who we are Who we are Where we are in time and place Where we are in time and place How we express ourselves How we express ourselves How the world works How the world works How we organize ourselves How we organize ourselves How we share the planet How we share the planet

16 The PYP Key Components Six Thematic Units for inquiry based instruction Six Thematic Units for inquiry based instruction Students develop IB Learner Profile & Attitudes Students develop IB Learner Profile & Attitudes Foreign Language Component Foreign Language Component High use of Technology High use of Technology The Arts The Arts

17 Please feel free to contact me with any questions regarding the new MYP or PYP International Baccalaureate Program at King School. Please feel free to contact me with any questions regarding the new MYP or PYP International Baccalaureate Program at King School. Joy Williams, IB Coordinator Joy Williams, IB Coordinator


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