11 Aug · Allie Griese · No Comments

How to Succeed in the IB Program

What does it take to become a successful IB student? Will I be able to handle this? How much effort will it take to succeed at IB? Many students who are considering the IB Program have asked these questions. The truth, like many things in life, is you will get out what you put into …

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26 Jul · Allie Griese · No Comments

Is the International Baccalaureate Curriculum Difficult?

The IB Program is renowned for preparing students for secondary education in a way that traditional curriculum can’t match. If you are a student or parent considering the benefits of the IB Program, you have likely heard about the many benefits that come with enrollment. However, you may also be wondering how challenging the curriculum …

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26 Jan · Allie Griese · No Comments

College Success And International Baccalaureate School

College Success And International Baccalaureate Schools Children who attend IB schools are expected to study and self-learn. They are expected to shape their own studies and learn to be global citizens. So how does that translate into them being successful college students? At St. Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School, we utilize the IB curriculum model. This …

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24 Dec · Allie Griese · No Comments

Five Things You Should Know About IB Schools

Five Things To Know About IB Schools Many things distinguish St. Cecelia Interparochial Catholic school from other schools. From our strong Gospel-centered philosophy to our globally-minded education strategy, St. Cecelia is a truly unique school. One of the academic characteristics of St. Cecelia that sets us apart is our status as an International Baccalaureate (IB) …

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31 Jul · Allie Griese · No Comments

What Does It Mean That St. Cecelia Is An IB School?

What Is An IB School? There are a lot of phrases and buzzwords that are associated with good schooling in the United States. There are gold star schools and blue-ribbon schools, all of which are ways that states evaluate their schools and determine which ones are the best. Schools want to be recognized for a …

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23 Jul · Allie Griese · No Comments

Four Benefits That Come From Attending An IB School

What Are The Benefits Of IB Schools? If you are looking for a school for your child, it goes without saying that you will be looking for the best school you can find. When searching for a school for your child or children, you will be looking for schools with recognition or titles to help …

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8 Oct · Maryanne Del Monte · No Comments

We’ve Got Attitude

IB Primary Years Program (PYP) attitude, that is! In the Pre-K3 program at St. Cecelia School, our classroom environment encourages a variety of positive attitudes. As part of the IB Primary Years Program, our 3 year olds are introduced to these attitudes through demonstration and active participation. We don’t just learn about the importance of such …

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31 Aug · Maryanne Del Monte · No Comments

How do Primary Year Programme (PYP) teachers get their students engaged?

How do teachers set the scene for exploration and inquiry? Do all children come to school curious? The answers to these questions motivate all teachers as they design their units of inquiry. The International Baccalaureate programme puts heavy emphasis on the gift of the human imagination, especially in our young children. Teachers open all units …

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