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LBIS Parent Night September 2012
LBIS Parent Night September 2012
LBIS Parent Night September 2012
LBIS Parent Night September 2012
LBIS Parent Night September 2012
LBIS Parent Night September 2012
LBIS Parent Night September 2012
LBIS Parent Night September 2012
LBIS Parent Night September 2012
LBIS Parent Night September 2012
LBIS Parent Night September 2012
LBIS Parent Night September 2012
LBIS Parent Night September 2012
LBIS Parent Night September 2012
LBIS Parent Night September 2012
LBIS Parent Night September 2012
LBIS Parent Night September 2012
LBIS Parent Night September 2012
LBIS Parent Night September 2012
LBIS Parent Night September 2012
LBIS Parent Night September 2012
LBIS Parent Night September 2012
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  1. InternationalBaccalaureate Programme September 27th LBIS MYP PRESENTATION
  2. BackgroundRole at LBISPrevious experienceWhy LBIS?Why IBMYP? September 27th LBIS MYP PRESENTATION
  3. The International Baccalaureate is a little hotter September 27th LBIS MYP PRESENTATION
  4. Continuum at LBISMYP to IGCSE to DPInternational Baccalaureate Global perspective  Unified curriculum Importance of language  Must meet required development standards in all subject areas. Multiculturalism  Allows a degree of Critical thinking skills specialization  Cross-disciplinary sections September 27th LBIS MYP PRESENTATION
  5. The MYP Octagon September 27th LBIS MYP PRESENTATION
  6. Introduction & Mastery of Life Skills ATL Skill Student learning expectations demonstrated by: Key questions for use with Have I demonstrated MYP units of work mastery of these skills? How? Why not? Arrive to class on time and prepared with all equipment 1. Why and how Submission of work on time should I organize my Organization Keep an organized binder/class books and up to date time? planner 2. How does organization Use time effectively in class help me learn? Good note taking skills Demonstrate teamwork and work well with assigned and chosen partners 1. What is the value ofCollaboration Listen to others: people with their differences can be group work? right. 2. What roles exist in a Be a team leader and follower group? Communicate with peers in a way that is beneficial to both parties and the community 1. Why do I need to be anCommunication Communicating knowledge and understanding in a effective variety of means communicator? Communicate academic needs with teacher/parent 2. How do I effectively communicate my understanding? Use technology wisely and appropriately, and to Information communicate knowledge and understanding 1. How do I acknowledge Literacy Recognition of all sources used, using recognized format the ideas of others? Evaluate sources (primary and secondary) for validity 2. What are the dangers of inappropriate computer usage? Seeking feedback and understanding on ways to improve. 1. How do I reflect? Reflection Prepare for conferences 2. How do my reflections Keeping portfolios of work and community service help me learn? Peer evaluation Planning and brainstorming ideas, creating outlines 1. How do I manage my Thinking Inquiring and gathering data and identifying perspectives thoughts? Present logical arguments 2. What tools can help Critical thinking me think in different ways? September 27th LBIS MYP PRESENTATION
  7. The IB Learner Profile September 27th LBIS MYP PRESENTATION
  8. Where is Education Going?“Candidates who wish to be stretchedshould, in my view, take the MYP. The “The IB MYP is run by anrigour and work ethic it encourages will independent internationalassist them strongly if they wish to body renowned for its highprogress to a degree that will require standards and academicthem to really engage with their subject rigour all over the world...discipline.” the IB MYP restores trust toMike Nicholson, Director of Admissions at teachers and schools, givingOxford University, 2009 them the freedom to develop their own courses and to decide what is best for their“The skills students learn through the pupils – albeit according toMYP, through „approaches to learning‟ the exacting standards ofand the upper levels of subject the IB.”assessment criteria, enhance those Anthony Seldon Master ofdeveloped by GCSE courses, as students Wellington College, 2009are given opportunities to develophigher level thinking skills in authenticsituations.”Dr P Fidczuk, Assistant Head Teacher atDartford Grammar School, 2010 September 27th LBIS MYP PRESENTATION
  9. How IB compares with other international systemsSeptember 27th LBIS MYP PRESENTATION
  10. Does MYP prepare students for DP? September 27th LBIS MYP PRESENTATION
  11. ASSESSMENT IN THE IB MYPWHAT IS IT?- IN A NUTSHELL: CONTINUOUS AND VARIED- FORMATIVE & SUMMATIVE (INTERNAL)Group work (Cooperation. Real world)Individual work (Independence. Varying in degrees of depth)Presentations (Oral skills)Research (IT)Class participation (Listening and speaking)Quizzes (Short term)Homework (Not a punishment!)Tests (Long term. End of Unit/term evaluation)BY YEAR 5 STUDENTS WILL BE ASSESSED ON SPECIFIC TASKS September 27th LBIS MYP PRESENTATION
  12. Assessment as a learning tool Why do we assess? Who can clap the best?! Internationally published subject specific rubrics (Goal: accessible to all via website) Monitoring of assessment process – checks and balances DP assessment process September 27th LBIS MYP PRESENTATION
  13. How students are assessedTasks:1. Essay2. Presentation3. Test September 27th LBIS MYP PRESENTATION
  14. Task:1. Research paper2. Essay September 27th LBIS MYP PRESENTATION
  15. Tasks:1. Exam/test2. Source work September 27th LBIS MYP PRESENTATION
  16. Tasks:1. Essay writing2. Research Paper September 27th LBIS MYP PRESENTATION
  17. How do we go from rubrics to summative assessment?Assignment Criterion A Criterion B Criterion C Criterion D (8) (8) (8) (8) The IBO publishes these gradeG. Depression 7 6 6 6 boundaries for all classes.EssayPrimary 6Document Qu.Reconstruction 5 5 6TestWWII 6 7 8presentationSTANDARDACHIEVED 6 6 6 7FINALGRADE 25/32 So what grade does Little Jonny get….? How do we report these grades? September 27th LBIS MYP PRESENTATION
  18. Report Card FormatLe Bocage International SchoolMount OryMokaMauritiusMYP Report, Term 3Uma, Form 1BSchool Days: 27Attendance: 27Lateness: 0 3rd Term 2nd Term 1st Term Comments Grade Grade GradeLanguage A Asha Joypaul 1 4 7Language B Norma Tranquille 2 2 2Mathematics Cathie Wong 3 4 3Humanities Prya Baumy 7 4 1Science Simla Desai 5 4 5Technology Yogish Chooromonay 5 6 2P.E. Wendy Olivier 7 7 7Arts Claude Collard 2 4 3 September 27th LBIS MYP PRESENTATION
  19. General Grade DescriptorsGrade 1 Minimal achievement in terms of the(Very Poor) objectives.Grade 2 Very limited achievement against all the(Poor) objectives. The student has difficulty in understanding the required knowledge and skills, and is unable to apply them fully in normal situations, even with support.Grade 3 Limited achievement against most of the(Mediocre) objectives, or clear difficulties in some areas. The student demonstrates a limited DO NOT EXPECT understanding of the required knowledge and skills and is only able to apply them STUDENTS TO COME fully in normal situations with support.Grade 4 A good general understanding of the FLYING OUT OF THE(Satisfactory) required knowledge and skills, and the ability to apply them effectively in normal BLOCKS! STUDENTS situations. There is occasional evidence of the skills of analysis, synthesis and evaluation. COME TO SCHOOL TOGrade 5(Good) A consistent and thorough understanding of the required knowledge LEARN. SOMETIMES and skills, and the ability to apply them in a variety of situations. The student generally YOU HAVE TO FAIL IN shows evidence of analysis, synthesis and evaluation where appropriate and YOUR YOUTH TO occasionally demonstrates originality and insight. SUCCEED LATER INGrade 6(Very good) A consistent and thorough understanding of the required knowledge and skills, and the LIFE….. ability to apply them in a wide variety of situations. Consistent evidence of analysis, synthesis and evaluation where appropriate. The student generally demonstrates originality and insight.Grade 7 A consistent and thorough understanding of(Excellent) the required knowledge and skills, and the ability to demonstrate them almost faultlessly in a wide variety of situations. Consistent evidence of analysis, synthesis and evaluation where appropriate. The student consistently demonstrates originality and insight and always produces work of high quality. September 27th LBIS MYP PRESENTATION
  20. Where we are in the planning phase  We are officially a candidate school  Next year we start to align both programmes  Teachers have started to work on units, outlining objectives, key concepts, assessment tasks. Continuously developed  IBMYP assessments/judgments are being used across subject areas. Universally so in Forms 1 – 3 for 2013  Working towards greater cross-curricular links through inter- disciplinary units  Workshop attendance/in-house training LBIS ADVANTAGE: TEACHERS WORK ACROSS PROGRAMMES September 27th LBIS MYP PRESENTATION
  21. What can you, as a parent, do?Making sure the student is attending school regularly and on time• .Monitoring the student’s progress through the student agenda/planner.Ensuring that students meet the expectations of the Parent/Student Handbook.Reading, watching or listening to national and international news and discussing their impact.•Asking students open-ended questions to allow them to define and express their opinions.Encouraging and assisting your student in becoming more involved in community service and school activities.Teaching them the importance of academic honesty and organization September 27th LBIS MYP PRESENTATION
  22. Q & A Time! September 27th LBIS MYP PRESENTATION

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