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Why IB?
 
The overall IB philosophy is expressed through 3 fundamental concepts that support and strengthen all areas of the curriculum.  These concepts are based on:
 
  • Intercultural Awareness
  • Holistic Learning
  • Communication
The IB Middle Years Programme (MYP), for students aged 11 to 16 (grades 6 - 10), provides a framework of academic challenge that encourages students to embrace and understand the connections between traditional subjects and the real world, and become critical and reflective thinkers. The IB MYP curriculum is illustrated by means of a circle with the eight core subject areas wrapping around the outside and the IB Learner Profile in the center.
 
IB MYP
Did you Know?
The Middle Years Programme requires scholars to be enrolled in all 8 subject areas continuously so there are no half year courses.
 
The Middle Years Programme requires scholars to complete an interdisciplinary personal project at the end of 10th grade to showcase their learning across multiple subject areas. 
 
Eight Subject Groups:
Language and Literature (English)
Language Acquisition (French or Spanish)
Individuals and Societies
Technology
Mathematics
Arts
Sciences
Physical and Health Education

The IB Learner Profile:
Inquirers
Knowledgeable
Thinkers
Communicators
Principled
Open-Minded
Caring
Risk Takers
Balanced
Reflective
 
For More Information e-mail our IB Coordinator Mrs. Lori Locker, or visit www.ibo.org.
 

 

 

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