Presentation on theme: "The International Baccalaureate Programme at Adrian High School Beginning in the Fall Beginning in the Fallof2010."— Presentation transcript:
The International Baccalaureate Programme at Adrian High School Beginning in the Fall Beginning in the Fallof2010
International IB works with 2,935 schools in 139 countries Courses promote a global awareness and understanding Courses and assessments are based on international standards Baccalaureate In addition to earning an Adrian high school diploma students could earn an International Baccalaureate diploma
Course of Study Students must take: 3 HL courses 3 HL courses 3 SL courses 3 SL coursesAnd… Complete all elements of the core of the hexagon. Theory of Knowledge Course Theory of Knowledge Course Extended Essay Extended Essay CAS—Creativity, Action, Service CAS—Creativity, Action, Service
How IB Promotes the Learner profile Assessments --based on international standards --based on international standards Internal Internal External External Student Centered Rigorous and Integrated Curriculum
Why IB? Some considerations: An IB Diploma provides excellent preparation for college. It develops a global perspective through an interdisciplinary course of study which can make students better prepared for jobs in the 21 st Century. Colleges and universities look favorably on an IB Diploma candidate in the admissions process. In addition, many grant credit or accelerated placement for IB scores
Which means… A better chance of getting accepted at your first choice university A better chance of getting accepted at your first choice university The opportunity to get some credit to get a head start at university The opportunity to get some credit to get a head start at university Being better prepared for the rigor of college classes Being better prepared for the rigor of college classes Being viewed more favorably by future employers Being viewed more favorably by future employers Becoming a successful and productive global citizen Becoming a successful and productive global citizen
English A1- HL French B -SL Spanish B -SL Biology- HL Chemistry -SL Music - SL History of the Americas -HL ITGS-HL ESS-SL Mathematics–SL Math Studies- SL Higher Level Classes – HL 240 hours over 2 years Standard Level Classes – SL 150 hours over 1 or 2 years Core Require- ments: TOK -100 hours CAS -150 Hours Extended Essay—4000 Words
Students enter the IB diploma programme in the junior year and complete all elements of the program within the last two years of high school. When do I start to think about entering the IB programme? However… Planning for becoming an IB Diploma students begins much earlier.
Subject Options 9 th Grade 10 th Grade 11 th Grade 12 th Grade Group 1 English A1 English HL English 9 Honors 2 trimesters English 10 Honors 2 trimesters IB English ToK 3 trimesters IB English ToK 3 trimesters Group 2 Language B Spanish SL Spanish 1 A & B Spanish 2A Spanish 2B Spanish 3 A & B IB Spanish 2 trimesters IB Spanish 2 trimesters French SL French 1 A & B French 2A French 2 B French 3 A & B IB French 2 trimesters IB French 2 trimesters Group 3 Individuals And Societies History of the Americas HL Civics & Econ 1 trimester each US History 2 trimesters or AP History 3 trimesters IB History 1 trimester IB History 3 trimesters Information Technology in a Global Society HL Information Processing OR ► IB ITGS 2 trimesters IB ITGS 2 trimesters Environmental Systems and Societies SL Biology 1 A & B Chem 1 A & B Or Physics 1 A & B IB ESS 3 trimesters IB TEST Group 4 Experimental Sciences Biology HL Biology 1 A & B Chem 1 A & B Or Physics 1 A & B IB Biology 1 trimester IB Biology 3 trimesters Chemistry SL Biology 1 A & B Chem 1 A & B Or Physics 1 A & B IB Chemistry 3 trimesters IB TEST Environmental Systems and Societies SL Same as ESS above Group 5 Mathematics Mathematics SL Algebra 2 A & B Precalc A & B IB Mathematics 2 trimesters IB Mathematics 2 trimesters Math Studies Geometry 2 A & B Algebra 2 A & B IB Math Studies 2 trimesters IB Math Studies 2 trimesters Group 6 The Arts Music SL IB Music 3 trimesters IB TEST
We offer you the world… Join us! The International Baccalaureate Program at AHS!