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  1. FCPSAdvanced Academic Programs International Baccalaureate (IB) School Robert E. Lee High School 6540 Franconia Road Springfield, Virginia

  2. Mrs. Betty Lansburgh 703-924-8462 ielansburgh@fcps.edu Robert E. Lee High SchoolInternational Baccalaureate Program Coordinator:

  3. Robert E. Lee High School International Baccalaureate Program Overview • Advanced Academic Program for Juniors and Seniors • Nationally and Internationally Recognized • Rigorous and Challenging Courses • Varied and Multiple Assessments • Open to all students w/ pre-requisite courses • Desire to Learn and Commitment to Try

  4. Robert E. Lee High School International Baccalaureate Program IB Learner Profile Characteristics developed during the IB Dilpoma Programme Open-minded Caring Risk-takers Balanced Reflective Inquirers Knowledgeable Thinkers Communicators Principled

  5. THE IB DIPLOMA PROGRAMME CURRICULUM MODEL


  6. Robert E. Lee High School International Baccalaureate Program IB Program • Diploma Program • Six exams in 6 areas of study • TOK • CAS • Extended Essay • Certificate Program • Take courses in areas of interest only

  7. Robert E. Lee High School International Baccalaureate Program IB Diploma Program-Core Requirements Complete course work in six academic areas and achieve at least 24 points • Language A: English or 1st Language • Language B: Second Language • Individuals and Societies • Natural Sciences • Mathematics • The Arts and Electives

  8. Robert E. Lee High School International Baccalaureate Program IB Diploma Program- External Requirements Successfully complete each of the following: • Theory of Knowledge TOK • One credit course • Ties the components of the program together • Extended Essay • 3,200 – 4,000 word essay • Independent research in area of choice • CAS- Creativity, Action Service • Approximately 150 hrs over two years, balanced between components.

  9. Robert E. Lee High School International Baccalaureate Program Benefits of the IB Program Intrinsic- • Scores based on external and internally assessed work (not a single test) • Emphasizes both academic and process skills • Emphasizes life long learning • Encourages an international perspective • Increases time management skills and stress management techniques • Increased sense of accomplishment

  10. Robert E. Lee High School International Baccalaureate Program Benefits of the IB Program Extrinsic- • Nationally and internationally recognized • Preference in college admissions • Possible college credits • Increased academic success in college

  11. Franconia Corridor High SchoolInternational Baccalaureate Program What kind of student am I? Do I have strong organizational skills, strong study habits, and the desire to devote extra time to my courses? Am I thinking about IB courses in the future? Honors courses generally offer students: • Greater emphasis on analysis • Analytical skill development • More reading and writing required • You do not have to take ALL Honors classes in 9th grade, even if you may want to be full IB in the future

  12. Franconia Corridor High SchoolInternational Baccalaureate Program A typical Honors student • Highly self-motivated • Strong academic skills • An independent reader • Open to challenges • Willing to participate orally • Has or is developing good time management skills • Willing to make connections between classes, self, and the world

  13. Preparation Take as many honors level core classes in 9th and 10th grade as possible and still be academically successful. While all honors classes are not required, they will increase readiness for IB level work. Apply oneself with motivation and preparation in all classes. Robert E. Lee High School International Baccalaureate Program

  14. Robert E. Lee High School International Baccalaureate Program Prerequisites- Prior to 11th grade • Algebra II (required) • Government and World History (required) • Biology and Chemistry/Physics (required) • 9th and 10th grade English (required) • World language level 3 or above (recommended)

  15. Robert E. Lee High SchoolInternational Baccalaureate Program IB Course Offerings Group1 • IB English A1 Group2 • IB French B • IB German B • IB Spanish B • IB Spanish A2 Group 3 • IB History of the Americas • IB Psychology • IB Social Anthropology • IB Business & Management

  16. Robert E. Lee High SchoolInternational Baccalaureate Program IB Course Offerings Group 4 • IB Biology • IB Chemistry • IB Physics • IB Design Technology Group 5 • IB Mathematics SL • IB Mathematics HL • IB Math Studies SL Group 6 • IB Visual Art • IB Music

  17. Robert E. Lee High SchoolInternational Baccalaureate Program Web Access • Robert E. Lee High School • http://www.fcps.edu/LeeHS/ • IBO • http://www.ibo.org