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Page 1: MILES MACDONELL COLLEGIATE International Baccalaureate.

MILES MACDONELL COLLEGIATE

International Baccalaureate

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What is the IB Diploma Program?

• Pre-University Diploma

• Utilizes international standards

• Based on an integrated curriculum

• Infused with “globalism”

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How do you benefit?

• Considered to be the best University Preparatory program available

• Opportunity to earn University Credits while in High School

• Specific and general scholarship opportunities

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Diploma or Certificate?

• Diploma – The full program challenging the whole student

• Certificate – Partial IB taking courses in areas of strength (minimum 2 courses)

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Paths to Obtain the Diploma• Group 1: English (Higher Level)• Group 2: 2nd Language (Standard Level)

» French» Francais (immersion students)» Spanish Ab Ignitio (beginner language)» Japanese Ab Ignitio (beginner language)» Self-taught Language (“Mother tongue”)

• Group 3: History (Higher Level)• Group 4: Sciences

» Chemistry (Standard Level)» Physics (Higher Level)» Biology (Higher Level)

• Group 5: Mathematics (Standard Level)• Group 6: Electives

» Music Production» 2nd Science Elective» 2nd Language Elective» Theatre Arts

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• All IB courses are enhanced and advanced courses

• Standard level courses are at least 150 hours in length

• Higher level courses are at least 240 hours in length.

• Diploma students need to take 3 HL and 3 SL courses, and 1 course from each group.

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Theory of Knowledge

• Critical Thinking

• Questioning

• Basis of Knowledge• 2nd Semester Gr 11, 1st Semester Gr 12

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Extended Essay

• 4000 words

• Research Paper

• Choice of Topic

• Staff Mentor

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Creative – Action - Service

• “CAS” – Volunteering, etc.

• 150 Hours

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IB Points

• 3 HL and 3 SL courses

• IB Grades from 1-7 = maximum 42 points

• ToK and Extended Essay = 3 points

• Total point available = 45 points

• IB DIPLOMA = 24 points (12 higher level)

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Scholarships – U of ManitobaAcademic Entrance Scholarships

University of Manitoba

95-100% - $2000

92.5-95% - $1700

90-92% - $1400

87-89% - $1100

85-86% - $800

IB Scholarships

University of Manitoba

43 points - $2800

40 points - $2500

37 points - $2200

34 points - $1900

31 points - $1600

28 points - $1300

25 points - $1100

Top Up Awards - $250 for a seven on a higher level course

$200 for a six on higher level, or seven on standard level

$150 for a five on a higher level

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Scholarships – U of Winnipeg

Academic Entrance Scholarships

University of Winnipeg

95-100% - $2250

90-94% - $1750

86-89% - $1100

80-86% - $800

IB Scholarships

University of Winnipeg

30 points or more - $2250

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University Credits

In addition to Scholarships, students may earn University Credits by scoring:

• a 4 or better on any HL course (U of M)

• a 5 or better on any HL course (U of W)

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Preparing for UniversityAny diploma combination will fill the requirements for

general admission at university. General admission is all that is required for the following university disciplines:

Arts: anthropology sociologylanguages artnative studies economicsreligion/theology historyfilm studies political studiesclassics criminologygeography drama/theatrephilosophy psychologylinguistics women’s studies

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Preparing for UniversityAny diploma combination will fill the requirements for

general admission at university. General admission is all that is required for the following university disciplines:

Business: accounting actuarial math

entrepreneurship finance

human resources international business

marketing commerce

Etc: Education Music Nursing

Social Work Physical Ed. & Recreation

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Programs Which Require Specific Courses

Agricultural & Food Sciences:ChemistryPhysics (for pre-vet studies)

Dental Hygiene: ChemistryBiology recommended

Dentistry: ChemistryPhysics or Biology recommended

Engineering: Chemistry Physics

Human Ecology: ChemistryBiology

Medicine: ChemistryBiology & Physics Recommended

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Programs Which Require Specific Courses

Pharmacy: Chemistry

Biological Sciences: Biology

Chemistry & Physics recommended

Physical Sciences: Chemistry

Physics

Environmental Sciences: Chemistry

Physics & Biology recommended

For faculties which require or recommend all three sciences, students should take two of them at the IB level and one as a regular High School course.

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Differences Between High School And University

HIGH SCHOOL

40-80 minutes

per class

25 hrs/week

1000 hrs/year

(40 weeks)

UNIVERSITY

1-3 hrs per class

15 hrs/week

390 hrs/year

(26 weeks)C

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IME

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Differences Between High School And University

HIGH SCHOOL

1-2 hrs / day

5-10 hrs / week

UNIVERSITY

3-4 hrs / day

3-4 hrs study / class

35-50 hrs / week

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Differences Between High School And University

HIGH SCHOOL

Regular Testing (after each unit or chapter)

Based on combination of class discussion,

homework assignments and

handouts

UNIVERSITY

1-3 tests or exams / term

Based on student’s class notes and textbook reading

Essay, multiple choice or problem solving

exams

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ST

ING

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Differences Between High School And University

HIGH SCHOOL

Small classes (22-30 students)Attendance taken

Less formal, more discussionNotebooks / Homework

MonitoredCredit for in-class

assignmentsParents contacted if there is

a problem

UNIVERSITY

Large classes (up to 400)

No attendance taken

Lecture format

Work habits not monitored

Only assignments handed in are graded

Parents not notified

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Differences Between High School And University

HIGH SCHOOL

Most time is structured

Limits are set and monitored

UNIVERSITY

Only class time is structured; the rest

is up to the student

Limits are lifted

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