Welcome to IB. Mission Statement The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right. Group One English HL Group Two French HL French SL Group Three History HL History SL (French) Group Four Biology HL Chemistry SL Physics HL Group Five Math SL Math Studies Group Six Music HL Music SL Visual Arts HL Chemistry SL +Seven Chemistry SL What will IB do for you? • IB puts emphasis on critical thinking, intercultural understanding, citizenry and extracurricular activities. • Students are exposed to a broad range of subjects and study them in great depth. • The ultimate benefit of this program is that IB graduates are literate, articulate, adaptable, confident young adults with expertise in at least two languages and a global understanding of issues. The Core Extended Essay – An independent research/investigation on a topic chosen by the student in cooperation with a supervisor (Teacher- Advisor) in the school – No more than 4000 words – Approximately 40 hours of work by the student – Approximately 4-5 hours of work by the Teacher- Advisor CAS • Creative, Active, Service • For student development to occur, CAS should involve: – Real, purposeful activities, with significant outcomes – Personal challenge- tasks must extend the student and be achievable in scope – Thoughtful consideration, such as planning, reviewing progress, reporting – Reflection on outcomes and personal learning.
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