The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (IBMYP) is a middle school academic program that is part of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO). The IBMYP is specifically designed to serve students ages 11–16. It provides a framework of academic challenge and life skills appropriate to this stage of adolescence. The IBMYP focuses on the student’s intellectual and social development along with teaching an understanding of the student’s own history and global awareness in each subject area.
There are eight core disciplines in the IBMYP:
This student-centered program both embraces and transcends traditional school subjects by helping students see the connections between the academic disciplines. The IBMYP philosophy includes ALL middle school students. It is based on the best available research and collaboration of practitioners from all over the world.
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