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DC Staff CAS/C&S orientation sept 2012

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DC Staff CAS/C&S orientation sept 2012

  1. 1. CAS AND C&SProgrammes for personal and social development
  2. 2. CAS AND C&S Programmes for personal and social development•DP - CAS (Creativity, Action, Service)•MYP - C&S (Community & Service) •Note change from last year - to emphasize C&S, Creativity and Action still exist
  3. 3. CAS AND C&S Programmes for personal and social development•DP - CAS (Creativity, Action, Service)•MYP - C&S (Community & Service) •Note change from last year - to emphasize C&S, Creativity and Action still exist•Managebac used in both •Propose / approve activities •For student portfolios (documentation of involvement, evidence of achievement, reflections) •Learning (CAS) Advisors to monitor participation
  4. 4. WHAT IS CAS?
  5. 5. WHAT IS CAS?•core of the DP - one of three essential elements in every student’s DP experience
  6. 6. WHAT IS CAS?•core of the DP - one of three essential elements in every student’s DP experience•enhance students’ personal and interpersonal development through learning by doing and reflecting upon the experience
  7. 7. WHAT IS CAS?•core of the DP - one of three essential elements in every student’s DP experience•enhance students’ personal and interpersonal development through learning by doing and reflecting upon the experience•Holistic - emotional and physical well-being
  8. 8. WHAT IS CAS?•core of the DP - one of three essential elements in every student’s DP experience•enhance students’ personal and interpersonal development through learning by doing and reflecting upon the experience•Holistic - emotional and physical well-being•a collection of meaningful experiences that students select, engage in, and reflect upon
  9. 9. WHAT IS CAS?
  10. 10. WHAT IS CAS?CREATIVITY - broad, being artistic, beingexperimental/original in planning, design and creation.
  11. 11. WHAT IS CAS?CREATIVITY - broad, being artistic, beingexperimental/original in planning, design and creation.ACTION - activities where physical effort is a corenecessity and a specific focus.
  12. 12. WHAT IS CAS?CREATIVITY - broad, being artistic, beingexperimental/original in planning, design and creation.ACTION - activities where physical effort is a corenecessity and a specific focus.SERVICE - Community Engagement. Activities with anenvironmental, community development or educationaltheme, either within the school community or thecommunity at large. Some of these activities providean opportunity to address global issues.
  13. 13. WHAT IS CAS?CREATIVITY - broad, being artistic, beingexperimental/original in planning, design and creation.ACTION - activities where physical effort is a corenecessity and a specific focus.SERVICE - Community Engagement. Activities with anenvironmental, community development or educationaltheme, either within the school community or thecommunity at large. Some of these activities providean opportunity to address global issues.
  14. 14. WHAT IS C&S?
  15. 15. WHAT IS C&S?MYP C&S (Community & Service) @ DC
  16. 16. WHAT IS C&S?MYP C&S (Community & Service) @ DC • All MYP students required to be involved in community engagement activities, aiming to encourage empathy and respect for the needs of others.
  17. 17. WHAT IS C&S?MYP C&S (Community & Service) @ DC • All MYP students required to be involved in community engagement activities, aiming to encourage empathy and respect for the needs of others. • Involvement in Creativity and Action also required
  18. 18. WHAT IS C&S?MYP C&S (Community & Service) @ DC • All MYP students required to be involved in community engagement activities, aiming to encourage empathy and respect for the needs of others. • Involvement in Creativity and Action also required • Activities will vary both in nature and degree of student involvement across the different year levels
  19. 19. WHAT IS C&S? MYP C&S (Community & Service) @ DC • All MYP students required to be involved in community engagement activities, aiming to encourage empathy and respect for the needs of others. • Involvement in Creativity and Action also required • Activities will vary both in nature and degree of student involvement across the different year levelsC&S and CAS - differences and similarities
  20. 20. WHAT IS C&S? MYP C&S (Community & Service) @ DC • All MYP students required to be involved in community engagement activities, aiming to encourage empathy and respect for the needs of others. • Involvement in Creativity and Action also required • Activities will vary both in nature and degree of student involvement across the different year levelsC&S and CAS - differences and similarities •C&S - school determines programme requirements
  21. 21. WHAT IS C&S? MYP C&S (Community & Service) @ DC • All MYP students required to be involved in community engagement activities, aiming to encourage empathy and respect for the needs of others. • Involvement in Creativity and Action also required • Activities will vary both in nature and degree of student involvement across the different year levelsC&S and CAS - differences and similarities •C&S - school determines programme requirements •both - age appropriate
  22. 22. WHAT IS C&S? MYP C&S (Community & Service) @ DC • All MYP students required to be involved in community engagement activities, aiming to encourage empathy and respect for the needs of others. • Involvement in Creativity and Action also required • Activities will vary both in nature and degree of student involvement across the different year levelsC&S and CAS - differences and similarities •C&S - school determines programme requirements •both - age appropriate •C&S - a stepping stone to CAS
  23. 23. WHAT IS C&S? MYP C&S (Community & Service) @ DC • All MYP students required to be involved in community engagement activities, aiming to encourage empathy and respect for the needs of others. • Involvement in Creativity and Action also required • Activities will vary both in nature and degree of student involvement across the different year levelsC&S and CAS - differences and similarities •C&S - school determines programme requirements •both - age appropriate •C&S - a stepping stone to CAS •The S in CAS is community & service
  24. 24. CAS = IBCAS (potentially) oozes the IB Learner Profile
  25. 25. CAS = IB CAS (potentially) oozes the IB Learner ProfileThe IB Learner profile : The aim of all IB programmes is todevelop internationally minded people who, recognizingtheir common humanity and shared guardianship of theplanet, help to create a better and more peaceful world.
  26. 26. CAS = IB CAS (potentially) oozes the IB Learner ProfileThe IB Learner profile : The aim of all IB programmes is todevelop internationally minded people who, recognizingtheir common humanity and shared guardianship of theplanet, help to create a better and more peaceful world.•strengths and areas for growth - Reflective, open-minded, principled•new challenges - Balanced, risk-takers•plan and initiate - Inquirers, thinkers, knowledgeable, communicators•collaboration - Communicator, Open-minded, Caring, Balanced•perseverance and commitment - Caring, Principled,•issues of global importance - Inquirers, Risk-taker, Knowledgeable, Principled, Caring, Thinkers, Open-minded, Balanced, Reflective•ethical implications - Thinkers, principled, caring•new skills - Balanced, risk-takers
  27. 27. CAS = IB The IB Mission StatementThe International Baccalaureate aims to developinquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people whohelp to create a better and more peaceful world throughintercultural understanding and respect.To this end, the organization works with schools,governments and international organizations to developchallenging programmes of international education andrigorous assessment.These programmes encourage students acrossthe world to become active, compassionateand lifelong learners who understand thatother people, with their differences, can also be right.
  28. 28. CAS AND C&S Programme requirements
  29. 29. CAS AND C&S Programme requirementsCAS
  30. 30. CAS AND C&S Programme requirementsCAS•Show evidence of achievement in all 8 learning outcomes
  31. 31. CAS AND C&S Programme requirementsCAS•Show evidence of achievement in all 8 learning outcomes•18 months continued involvement
  32. 32. CAS AND C&S Programme requirementsCAS•Show evidence of achievement in all 8 learning outcomes•18 months continued involvement•Involvement in a major project (12 month)
  33. 33. CAS AND C&S Programme requirementsCAS•Show evidence of achievement in all 8 learning outcomes•18 months continued involvement•Involvement in a major project (12 month)•Adult supervision (Activity Supervisor)
  34. 34. CAS AND C&S Programme requirementsCAS•Show evidence of achievement in all 8 learning outcomes•18 months continued involvement•Involvement in a major project (12 month)•Adult supervision (Activity Supervisor)•Document involvement
  35. 35. CAS AND C&S Programme requirementsCAS•Show evidence of achievement in all 8 learning outcomes•18 months continued involvement•Involvement in a major project (12 month)•Adult supervision (Activity Supervisor)•Document involvement•Show impact of participation (in reflections)
  36. 36. CAS AND C&S Programme requirementsCAS•Show evidence of achievement in all 8 learning outcomes•18 months continued involvement•Involvement in a major project (12 month)•Adult supervision (Activity Supervisor)•Document involvement•Show impact of participation (in reflections)•Activities adhere to CAS philosophy (challenging, meaningful, new role)
  37. 37. CAS AND C&S Programme requirementsCAS•Show evidence of achievement in all 8 learning outcomes•18 months continued involvement•Involvement in a major project (12 month)•Adult supervision (Activity Supervisor)•Document involvement•Show impact of participation (in reflections)•Activities adhere to CAS philosophy (challenging, meaningful, new role)•Some balance across C, A and S
  38. 38. CAS AND C&S Programme requirements•C&S Year 7Shown good evidence of achievement in at least three Learning Outcomes • A minimum of one creativity and one action • A minimum of two service activities Year 8-9Shown good evidence of achievement in at least four Learning Outcomes • A minimum of one creativity and one action • A minimum of one C&S Project* Years 10-11 Shown good evidence of achievement in at least five Learning Outcomes • A minimum of one creativity and one action • A minimum of one C&S Project*
  39. 39. CAS AND C&SRole of the Activity Supervisor
  40. 40. CAS AND C&S Role of the Activity Supervisor•An appropriate adult supervisor - has knowledge/ experience to guide the student
  41. 41. CAS AND C&S Role of the Activity Supervisor•An appropriate adult supervisor - has knowledge/ experience to guide the student•Not necessarily DC staff
  42. 42. CAS AND C&S Role of the Activity Supervisor•An appropriate adult supervisor - has knowledge/ experience to guide the student•Not necessarily DC staff•Not parents
  43. 43. CAS AND C&S Role of the Activity Supervisor•An appropriate adult supervisor - has knowledge/ experience to guide the student•Not necessarily DC staff•Not parents •Less rigid with requirements for younger students
  44. 44. CAS AND C&S Role of the Activity Supervisor•An appropriate adult supervisor - has knowledge/ experience to guide the student•Not necessarily DC staff•Not parents •Less rigid with requirements for younger students •Some activities - documentation is enough (not for CAS)
  45. 45. CAS AND C&S Role of the Activity Supervisor•An appropriate adult supervisor - has knowledge/ experience to guide the student•Not necessarily DC staff•Not parents •Less rigid with requirements for younger students •Some activities - documentation is enough (not for CAS)•Complete supervisor review (Managebac)
  46. 46. CAS AND C&S Role of the Activity Supervisor•An appropriate adult supervisor - has knowledge/ experience to guide the student•Not necessarily DC staff•Not parents •Less rigid with requirements for younger students •Some activities - documentation is enough (not for CAS)•Complete supervisor review (Managebac)•Students should discuss with supervisor before submitting approval form
  47. 47. CAS AND C&SRole of the Learning (CAS) Advisor
  48. 48. CAS AND C&S Role of the Learning (CAS) Advisor•Support understanding of the programme
  49. 49. CAS AND C&S Role of the Learning (CAS) Advisor•Support understanding of the programme•Encourage active engagement/participation
  50. 50. CAS AND C&S Role of the Learning (CAS) Advisor•Support understanding of the programme•Encourage active engagement/participation•Approve activities (Managebac)
  51. 51. CAS AND C&S Role of the Learning (CAS) Advisor•Support understanding of the programme•Encourage active engagement/participation•Approve activities (Managebac)•Monitor participation (Managebac)
  52. 52. CAS AND C&S Role of the Learning (CAS) Advisor•Support understanding of the programme•Encourage active engagement/participation•Approve activities (Managebac)•Monitor participation (Managebac)•Review reflections (Managebac)
  53. 53. CAS AND C&S Role of the Learning (CAS) Advisor•Support understanding of the programme•Encourage active engagement/participation•Approve activities (Managebac)•Monitor participation (Managebac)•Review reflections (Managebac)•Make judgements about student achievements.
  54. 54. CAS AND C&S Role of the Classroom teacher IB Standards & PracticesStandard C2 – Written curriculum5. The written curriculum allows for meaningful studentaction in response to students’ own needs and the needs ofothers.Standard C3 – Teaching and learning1d. Teaching and learning creates opportunities forinvolvement in service in every year of the programme andensures its qualitative monitoring.
  55. 55. CAS AND C&S Role of the Classroom teacher•“Principled action, as both a strategy and an outcome, represents theIB’s commitment to teaching and learning through practical, real-worldexperience”.•“Action in IB programmes may involve service learning, advocacyand educating self and others”.•Support and encourage students in taking principled action
  56. 56. ACTIVITY PROPOSALS CAS - C&S• Student role• Aims• Type of activity (C, A, or S)• Estimation of dates of involvement (Aug-Oct acceptable)• Contact details for activity supervisor (email address best)• Expected Learning outcomes that they will show evidence for• Consider • Is it challenging? • Age-appropriate? • Clear aims & role? • Type of activity (C,A,S) accurate? • Learning outcomes appropriate? These are initially assumed, during and once completed they can be reviewed.• If not approved - brief comment why (auto emailed to students)• Refer to PMR if unclear

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