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International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) A world class educatio n

International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO)

Feb 07, 2016




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International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO)

A world class


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IBO Mission Statement

IBO Mission StatementThe International Baccalaureate Organization 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 IBO works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessments.

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.

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IBO Mission Statement

IB Learner Profile

IB learners strive to be:

● Inquirers ● Open-minded

● Knowledgeable ● Caring

● Thinkers ● Risk-takers

● Communicators ● Balanced

● Principled ● Reflective

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Diploma vs. CertificateIB Diploma Candidate

• Students take a course from each of 6 curricular groups

• Students also work in core elements: Theory of Knowledge (ToK), Extended Essay (EE), and Creativity, Action and Service (CAS)

• Students must take exams in at least 3 higher level (HL) courses while other courses are at standard level (SL)

• Completes all internal assessments given by the IB teacher and external May exams administered by IBO.

• Students can receive up to 7 points per exam. Students can earn up to three bonus points for ToK and EE.

• Students must earn minimum total of 24 points

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IB Certificate Student

• Students choose to study any subject area. They take the course and participate in all IB assessments.

• Certificate students may enroll in any number of IB courses and earn an IB certificate for each course successfully completed.

• To qualify as an IB transfer student, you must take a minimum of three IB courses (ToK is included) and sit for all the exams.

Diploma vs. Certificate

Diploma Requirements

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• Extended Essay (EE) is an in-depth study of a limited topic within a subject of student’s choice.

• Students choose a staff or community mentor who is experienced in the area of student’s topic.

• The upper limit is 4,000 words for EE. Students have from Nov. in grade 11 to Nov. in grade 12 to complete this paper.

Central HexagonExtended Essay

Central Hexagon - EE

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• Theory of Knowledge (ToK) is central to the educational philosophy of the International Baccalaureate.

• ToK challenges students and teachers to reflect critically on diverse ways of knowing and areas of knowledge.

• Students must complete this course as well as a 1200-1600 word essay from a list of ten titles prescribed by IBO. They also complete a 10-minute presentation.

Central HexagonTheory of Knowledge

Central Hexagon - TOK

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• Creativity, Action, and Service (CAS) is a framework for experiential learning, designed to involve students in new roles.

• Students should be spending time with others to build relationships and develop the self-worth of both server and served.

• Students must be involved for at least 150 hours, approximately 50 hours in each of the three areas, over grades 11 and 12.

Central HexagonCreativity, Action, Service

Central Hexagon -CAS

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Group 1: Language A

Group 3: Individuals and SocietyGroup 2: Language B

Group 5: Mathematics & Computer Science

Group 4: Experimental Science

Group 6: The Arts

Extended Essay (EE)

Theory of Knowledge (ToK)

Creativity, Action & Service (CAS)

The IB Hexagon

English A1 HL

French SLSpanish SLJapanese SL

History of Americas HL(Psychology is planned)

Biology HLChemistry SL/HLPhysics SL(Design Technology is planned)

Math SLMath Studies SL

a 2nd science course or other IB elective(Visual Arts SL/HL is planned)

IB Hexagon

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Sample student schedule (GBHS)

9th Grade

Language Year 1

Language Year 2

Geometry or Elective

Algebra 2

or Elective

PE 9 English 9

Health CP Biology

10th Grade

PE 10H Chemistry or H Physics


Year 3

AP European History

blocked with English 10



Sample 9th and 10th Grade



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Sample 11th and 12th Grade Schedule

11th GradeIB Biology HL-1 and

IB Chem HL-1 block

IB Math SL or Math Studies SL

IB History HL-1 and

English A1 HL-1 block

IB French, Spanish,

Japanese SL (years 4-5)


ToK (zero period, 2x weekly)

Sample student schedule (GBHS)

12th GradeIB Biology HL-2 and

IB Chem HL-2 block

Economics & AP Calc BC

Government or Elective

IB History HL-2 and

English A1 HL-2 block

IB Physics SL(year-long) or

2 Elective courses


ToK (zero period, 2x weekly)

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• Students have both external and internal assessments.

• External Assessments (EA) are given to students on campus in May and are graded solely by IB officials.

• Internal Assessments (IA) are given to students by the instructor throughout the courses and are graded by the instructor and moderated by IB through random samples sent to IB officials.

IB Assessments

Central Hexagon -CAS

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Group 1 – Primary Language IB English A1 HL

External Assessments (70%)Written Papers [50%]

Paper 1 Commentary {25%}Paper 2 Essay {25%}

World Literature Assignments [20%]Assignment 1 Comparative Study {10%}Assignment 2 Other works {10%}

Internal Assessments (30%)Individual Oral Commentary [15%]Individual Oral Presentation [15%]

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Group 2 – Secondary Language

IB French, Japanese or Spanish SL

External Assessments – Written component (70%) Paper 1: Manipulation of texts (1½ hours) [40%]

Reading Comprehension {30%} Written Response {10%}

Paper 2: Written Production (1½ hours) [30%]

Internal Assessments – Oral component (30%) Individual oral {15%} Interactive oral {15%}

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Group 3 – Individuals & Societies IB History of Americas HL

External Assessments (80%)

Paper 1: document-based exam {20%}

Paper 2: essay-based exam on six 20th Century topics {25%}

Paper 3: essay-based exam regarding the Americas {35%}

Internal Assessments (20%)

Each student will choose a topic, preferably, but not limited to the time frame of 1880-1980

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Group 4 – Experimental Science IB Biology, Chemistry, or Physics HL

External Assessments (76%)Paper 1 [20%] Multiple choice questions that survey curriculumPaper 2 [36%] Two parts of analysis and solving

problems on core material.Paper 3 [20%] Short answer questions in the two advanced options studied

Internal Assessments (24%)Composed of experimental labs and the Group 4 Project

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Group 5 – Mathematics IB Math SL or Math Studies SL

External Assessments (80%)Paper 1: No Calculator [40%]

Section A - Short-response questions [20%]Section B - Extended response questions [20%]

Paper 2: Same breakdown, but students use graphing calculator (Math Studies papers are slightly different in format)

Internal Assessments (20%)Math SL students complete a portfolio –

Type 1 is a mathematical investigation Type 2 is a mathematical model.

(Math Studies students complete project based on mathematical discovery)

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Group 6 – The Arts & Electives Group 6 requirements may be met by taking a

second IB course in science

IB Visual Arts SL/HL and other IB electives are planned for the future

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Extracurricular Activities• Academic Decathlon• Babysitting• Baseball• Basketball• Bike Club• BizWorld at Ridgeview• Boy Scouts• Church choir• Church youth group• Coaching at Olympus • C.R.E.W.• Cross-country• Cycling• Dance• Diving

• Drawing• Drill Team• Drums• Football• Girl Scouts• Golf• Guitar• Hula• Impact-A-Village

Leader• Indian Dance• Indian music• Jiujitsu• Journalism• Judo• Key Club

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Extracurricular Activities• Lacrosse• Library Volunteer• Lifeguarding• NCL• Photography• Piano• Pink Ladies• Roller Derby• Running• Russian dance• Russian language• Scuba diving• Skiing• Singing• Ski Patrol

• Soccer• Softball• Special Olympics

volunteer• Speech and Debate• Speed-strength training• Starbuck's employee• Sutter Hospital Volunteer• Swimming• Tennis• Track and Field• Tutoring• Violin• Volleyball• Water Polo

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Extracurricular Activities

Overall IB juniors and seniors do these:

 • 71% do sports and/or fitness programs• 42% do the arts (music, dance, choir, art,

photography)• 37% do volunteering• 20% do Academic Decathlon, Speech &

Debate, tutoring

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• IB takes an entire family of parents, students, teachers and community to work

• Parents play the most vital role in the IB• A dozen roles to support our program: President,

Treasurer, Fundraising, Public Relations, Parent Website, IB Lunch Thursday Treats, Vertical Families, Newsletter, IB and Pre-IB Leaders

One Family — IB students, parents, teachers

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IB PARENTS• Fundraisers provides funds for scholarships and helping

pay exam fees for students needing financial assistance• IB Thursday Lunch allows students in four grade levels

to socialize and connect with each other• Parent meetings provide information and allow for

planning of future events• Granite Bay Kiwanis help support the GBHS IB• Families are asked to “adopt” a student in need

One Family — IB students, parents, teachers

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IB DIPLOMA ADVANTAGES• Most respected preparation for college

• Diploma reflects a balanced curriculum

• Allows student to master weaker subjects

• Enhances critical-thinking skills

• IB Diploma program develops character and service

• Encourages teamwork and camaraderie

• Increases teacher-student contact time

• Students become one family

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• International website:

• District website:

• Granite Bay High School IB Coordinator:

[email protected]

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