Presentation on theme: "WELCOME PARENTS Class of 2017 Class of 2018. IBDP VS. IBCC Which direction is right for my child to go forward in the International Baccalaureate Programme?"— Presentation transcript:
IBDP VS. IBCC Which direction is right for my child to go forward in the International Baccalaureate Programme?
A QUICK HISTORY IB Diploma Programme Hardaway was authorized as an IB World School in 2002 Hardaway was the first school in Southwest GA to offer IB Hardaway is the ONLY school in Columbus authorized to offer IB Courses IB Career-Relate Certificate Hardaway was one of 14 schools in the WORLD to pilot the IBCC Programme in 2011 Hardaway was the first authorized IBCC School in GA In the 2013-14 school year, there were only 36 schools in the US authorized to offer this new IB Programme.
IBDP VS IBCC Both focus on International Mindedness Both center around the Learner Profile Inquirers Knowledgeable Thinkers Communicators Principled Open-Minded Caring Risk-takers Balanced Reflective Both contain a college preparatory curriculum Both have a required CORE How are they the same?
IB DIPLOMA PROGRAMME 6 Subject Groups: Language A: Literature Language Acquisition: Spanish, French, Latin Individuals and Societies: History, Business Science: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Mathematics: Math Studies, Mathematics The Arts: Visual Arts, Theatre Arts, Music Core: Theory of Knowledge (TOK) Extended Essay (EE) Creativity, Action, and Service (CAS)
IB CAREER-RELATED CERTIFICATE Choice of 2 – 4 IB Subject Groups Career-Related Studies: Choice of 1 CTAE Pathway Construction Technology Healthcare JROTC – Army Marketing – Fashion Marketing – Sports and Entertainment Small Business Development CORE: Approaches to Learning (ATL) Reflective Project (RP) Language Development Community and Service Learning (CSL)
HOW ARE THEY DIFFERENT? Must study one course from each group (6 Diploma Courses) Must have 3 HL courses and 3 SL courses Must complete TOK Must complete EE Must complete CAS Must study 2 – 4 Diploma Courses No requirement on HL vs SL Must complete ATL Must complete RP Must complete CSL Must complete Language Development Must complete CTAE Pathway
WHAT DO I DO NOW? Go home and discuss with your child the two programs. Decide together what is the best decision for your child. Complete the form you received when you came in and return it to Ms. Hampel All forms should be turned into Ms. Hampel by March 28 th. (Your child can turn it in to his/her English or Social Studies teacher or they can turn it in to Ms. Hampel in the Media Center.) Questions? E-mail Mr. Snow at firstname.lastname@example.org