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Queensbury Union Free School District International Baccalaureate Programme. Douglas W. Huntley, Ed.D. Superintendent of Schools. Queensbury Union Free School District. Founded in 1968 as a non-profit educational foundation Strong pre-university curriculum

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Queensbury union free school district international baccalaureate programme

Queensbury Union Free School District

International Baccalaureate Programme

Douglas W. Huntley, Ed.D.

Superintendent of Schools


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Queensbury Union Free School District

  • Founded in 1968 as a non-profit educational foundation

  • Strong pre-university curriculum

  • Common internal and external assessments

  • International Mindedness

  • Strong Rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum

Background and characteristics of IB:


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Queensbury Union Free School District

Learner Profile:

InquirersOpen-Minded

KnowledgeableCaring

ThinkersRisk-Takers

CommunicatorsBalanced

PrincipledReflective


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Queensbury Union Free School District

Students must:

  • Have strong work ethic

  • Embrace learning


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Queensbury Union Free School District

Teachers must be:

  • Passionate about self-improvement

    • For students

    • For their discipline & an interdisciplinary approach

    • To teach at highest levels


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Queensbury Union Free School District

Parents must be:

  • Encouraging

  • Supportive

  • Partners


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Queensbury Union Free School District

IB provides opportunities to students in two ways.

  • Students may take individual IB courses and earn certificates, similar to AP courses.

  • Students may choose to earn the IB Diploma in addition their high school diploma.


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Queensbury Union Free School District

  • Recognized by colleges around the world

  • Students improve upon strengths, confront challenges

  • Learn time management

  • Research and writing in all curricular areas

  • Center of the hexagon

Advantage of the full IB diploma:


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Queensbury Union Free School District

The Curriculum

To earn the diploma:

  • 3 HL courses (2 years)

  • 3 SL courses (1 year; some

    are more than 1 year)

  • Complete center of hexagon


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Queensbury Union Free School District

Creativity Action and Service (CAS)

  • CAS takes seriously the importance of life outside the world of scholarship, providing a refreshing counterbalance to academic studies

  • 150 hours over two years of planning, implementation, reflection


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Queensbury Union Free School District

Some CAS examples:

  • Designing and implementing service projects

  • Individual and team sports

  • Expeditions

  • Local and international projects

  • Helping people with special needs

  • Visiting hospitals

  • Working with homeless


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Queensbury Union Free School District

Extended Essay:

  • 4000 word or fewer, original research essay

  • Represents research and writing skills expected by universities

  • Researched and written during junior and senior year

  • Opportunity to work with a teacher/mentor

  • Opportunity to investigate a topic of special interest to the student


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Queensbury Union Free School District

Theory of Knowledge:

Areas of Knowledge

Natural Sciences

Ways of Knowing

Human Sciences

Mathematics

Reason

Emotion

Language

Perception

History

Ethics

The Arts


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