How Project-Based Learning Can Help Students Build 21st Century Skills 

    What is IB?

    The International Baccalaureate (IB) Program is an internationally recognized program
    that offers a framework of best instructional practices. Students are immersed in inquiry
    based instruction, where they are supported in becoming global minded citizens. Students
    combine relevant knowledge, experience, and critical thinking skills to solve problems.


    IB Mission Statement

    The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring
    young people who help to create a better 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

    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.


    The IB MYP Program

    An academically challenging and balanced program for students ages 11 - 16 that prepares
    them for success in high school, college, and beyond.

    Aims to teach students to become independent learners who can recognize the connections
    between what they learn in school and the world around them.

    Provides opportunities for students to solve problems through inquiry, exploration and

    Teaches students to think critically, conceptually, and globally.


    A Balanced Curriculum

    IB MYP Program requires a minium of 50 hours of study across each of the following content areas:
    Language and Literatrue (English/Reading)
    Language Acquisition (Foreign Language)
    Individual and Societies (Humanities)
    Physical Education
    Art (Visual/Performing)