IB Learner Profile

 

Learner Profile Video

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

IB learners strive to be:

Inquirers

  • They develop their natural curiosity. They acquire the skills necessary to conduct inquiry and research and show independence in learning. They actively enjoy learning and this love of learning will be sustained throughout their lives.

Knowledgeable

  • They explore concepts, ideas and issues that have local and global significance.  In so doing, they acquire in-depth knowledge and develop understanding  across a broad and balanced range of disciplines.

Thinkers

  • They exercise initiative in applying thinking skills critically and creatively to recognize and approach complex problems, and make reasoned, ethical decisions.

Communicators

  • They understand and express ideas and information confidently and creatively in more than one language and in a variety of modes of communication. They work effectively and willingly in collaboration with others.

Principled

  • They act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness, justice and respect for the dignity of the individual, groups and communities. They take responsibility for their own actions and the consequences that accompany them.

Open-minded

  • They understand and appreciate their own cultures and personal histories, and are open to the perspectives, values and traditions of other individuals and communities. They are accustomed to seeking and evaluating a range of points of view, and are willing to grow from the experience.

Caring

  • They show empathy, compassion and respect towards the needs and feelings of others. They have a personal commitment to service, and act to make a positive difference to the lives of others and to the environment.

Risk-takers

  • They approach unfamiliar situations and uncertainty with courage and forethought, and have the independence of spirit to explore new roles, ideas and strategies. They are brave and articulate in defending their beliefs.

Balanced

  • They understand the importance of intellectual, physical and emotional balance to achieve personal well-being for themselves and others.

Reflective

  • They give thoughtful consideration to their own learning and experience. They are able to assess and understand their strengths and limitations in order to support their learning and personal development.

We also focus on the development of personal attitudes towards people, towards the environment and towards learning.  These attitudes contribute to the well-being of the individual and of  the group.

IB Attitudes:

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

IB Attitude of the Summer

Independence: thinking and acting independently, making their own judgments based on reasoned principles and being able to defend their judgments

TIME AND DATE

Time in Denver:

DATES TO REMEMBER!

Tuesday, May 23rd
PTO Meeting @4pm

Thursday, May 25th
PTO School Dance from 6pm-8pm

Monday, May 29th
NO SCHOOL/Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 30th
All School Picnic

Wednesday, May 31st
Field Day

Friday, June 2nd
Last Day--Half Day (dismissal at 12:45pm)

Thursday, August 17th
PTO Ice Cream Social
ECE/Kinder Back to School Night

Monday, August 21st
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL!!!

Wednesday, August 23rd
Back to School Night (Grades 1-5)

Friday, September 1st
First Friday Early Release

Monday, September 4th
NO SCHOOL/LABOR DAY