IB information

Current IB Unit:  Getting Organized!!!

Central Idea: Communities function because of the organization and structure within them.

Lines of Inquiry:   Leadership within communities

                                         Ways communities work

                                         Decision making in communities

Exciting activities during this unit include a visit to the Waterford Twp. Town Hall and participating in a mock board meeting to solve a problem,  a visit from the Leader Dogs for the Blind, and interviewing a leader from an organization/community.   Please do not mention these activities to your child yet, dates are still to be determined. 


IB Mission Statement

The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment.

These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.

Learner Profile

The learner profile provides a long-term vision of education. It is a set of ideals that can inspire, motivate, and focus the work of schools and teachers, uniting them in a common purpose. IB Learners strive to be:

  • Inquirers
  • Knowledgeable
  • Thinkers
  • Communicators
  • Principled
  • Open-minded
  • Caring
  • Risk-takers
  • Balanced
  • Reflective

      IB Attitudes

  • Appreciation
  •  Tolerance
  •  Respect
  •  Integrity
  •  Independence
  •  Enthusiasm
  • Empathy
  •  Curiosity
  •  Creativity
  • Cooperation
  • Confidence
  •  Commitment