IB PROGRAM  

As of July 2020, Stokes School has officially been authorized as an International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) school to educate knowledgeable scholars who care about the world in which they live and who want to learn more about the world’s people.

IB schools exist across the globe and encourage knowledgeable scholars who care about the world in which they live in and to want to learn more about the world’s people.  These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that the Elsie Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom Public Charter School believes is important for our students.

The aim of all IB programmes is to develop internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet help to create a better and more peaceful world.

Our curriculum is a hands-on, student-centered curriculum that allows students to engage in meaningful activities, collaborate with their peers, and ask meaningful questions in order to solve real-life problems. Stokes School scholars learn how to develop independence and take responsibility for their education. They learn how to establish personal values that help them understand the importance of cultural diversity and social justice.  

 

On a weekly basis, teachers reflect on students’ performance and engage in the planning process, defining the curriculum’s central ideas, discussing how to encourage inquiry into those ideas, and having important discussions on how to find ways to meet the needs and interests of all students. Our program outlines six-week units of study. Through these units, students acquire the knowledge, concepts, skills, and attitudes that connect with the IB learner profile. 

 

International Baccalaureate schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Elsie Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom Public Charter School believes is important for our students.

 

The aim of all IB programmes is to develop internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet help to create a better and more peaceful world.

*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its three academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), or the Diploma Programme (and in addition the IB Career-related Programme). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.

 

For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit http://www.ibo.org

 

 

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