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Distance Learning Guidance: International Baccalaureate (IB) Program

Highlights

  • In a full distance learning model, students will receive regular instruction from their teachers in real-time based on the schedule for their respective schools.
  • Teachers will receive regular updates from the IB Office on any resources made available from The International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).
  • Students will receive on-going support for completion of their Individual Assessments for each IB Class.

Programmatic Support

  • Students will meet with their teachers for regular instruction based on their school's respective daily schedule.
  • Students will receive on-going support for completion of their Individual Assessments for each IB Class.
  • Coordinators will monitor the progress of Individual Assessments throughout the school year.
  • Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS), and Extended Essay students will receive regular check-in from their advisors on completion of this requirement.
  • Schools will receive support with the virtual IB evaluations scheduled for this year.

Program and Scheduling Considerations

  • Students should be scheduled in their Year 1 and Year 2 courses according to the schools respective schedule along with their other courses.
  • Primary Years Programme (PYP) and Middle Years Programme (MYP) schools should be using the Unit Planners to ensure program requirements are being met.
  • MYP Students should be enrolled in the Design Tech class to meet that requirement.
  • Teachers should schedule office hours to meet with students for support with specific program requirements such as the Extended Essay, Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) Project, and MYP Personal Project

Resources for Distance Learning

 Program

Resource

Description

All

Tools for Creating Digital Portfolios

 

Resources to support the development of Digital Portfolios

All

Free Digital Tools for Lesson Planning

Digital tools teachers can use to create engaging lesson plans and activities to support distance learning.

PYP

PYP Program Requirements

Program flexibility and continuity of learning resource documents.

 

PYP

Resources for Primary Years Programme (PYP)

Resources for remote learning

PYP

PYP PD Learning Resources

PD Learning Resources to support school staff in understanding the new Programme Standards of Practice

 MYP

MYP Program Requirements

Program flexibility and continuity of learning resource documents.

 MYP

Resources for Middle Years Programme (MYP)

Program flexibility and continuity of learning resource documents.

 DP

Resources for Diploma Programme (DP)

Program flexibility and continuity of learning resource documents.

MYP and DP

ManageBac

IB learning management system (LMS) for planning, assessment and reporting.assessment a

MYP and DP

Online Professional Development Resources

PD Learning Resources to support school staff in understanding the new Programme Standards of Practice

MYP and DP

Turnitin

Teacher and Student support with writing assignments to provide feedback, check for accuracy and authenticity.