Presentation on theme: "The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme Albemarle Road Middle School and IB Academy."— Presentation transcript:
The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme Albemarle Road Middle School and IB Academy
What is the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme? Academic program focused on Intercultural Awareness, Communication, and Holistic Learning. Promotes success in all students. Accelerated Learning-students work one to two grade levels ahead of peers. All courses taught through the AREAS OF INTERACTION.
What can the IB MYP offer your student? Global Thinking Interdisciplinary Learning Academic Rigor Critical Thinking Service Learning
AREAS OF INTERACTION
What are the Areas of Interaction? APPROACHES TO LEARNING- study and organizational skills COMMUNITY and SERVICE-learning by helping others in the community HEALTH and SOCIAL EDUCATION-being mentally, physically and emotionally aware ENVIRONMENT- learning about the interdependence of humans and the environment HUMAN INGENUITY- learning and experiencing the creative genius of mankind
AREAS OF INTERACTION All content area curriculum is taught through the Areas of Interaction. The Areas of Interaction instills global thinking and awareness. The Areas of Interaction promote Best Practices teaching: lots of hands on, critical thinking and problem solving activities. Every subject can incorporate the Areas of Interaction.
IB Magnet Compact Demonstrates parental and student knowledge of the program. Must be signed by parent and student and turned in at the start of school year. Demonstrates awareness of continuation requirements.
Continuation Requirements Successfully pass Foreign Language (French or Spanish) Complete service hours -SIXTH GRADE: 20 hours -SEVENTH GRADE: 25 hours -EIGHTH GRADE: 30 hours Failure to meet Continuation Requirements will result in removal of the program for next school year. Removal from IB program results in reassignment to home schools.
How to find out more information? Contact Diane Story, IB coordinator or Check out the Road! Ask to see Ms. Story or Mr. Lamb for a personal tour.