Definitions of I.B. Terms
Please scroll below to find general information on IB terminology. These terms are not just used during our Unit of Inquiry time, but used throughout the day in all subjects.
Appreciation—Seeing and being thankful for the wonder and beauty of our world.
Commitment—Being responsible for my learning, showing self-discipline and perseverance. Sticking with a difficult task until it is completed
Confidence—Knowing I can do it! Having courage to take risks, using what I have learned, and making good choices.
Cooperation—Working with others and being willing to lead or follow as needed.
Creativity—Using my imagination while thinking and doing things.
Empathy —Being able to put myself in someone else’s place in order to understand her or him.
Enthusiasm—Being excited about learning and life.
Independence—Thinking and acting on my own.
Integrity—Being fair and honest.
Respect—Showing that I care for others, our world, and myself.
Tolerance—Understanding, appreciating, and celebrating differences in each other
Change - How is it changing?
Form - What is it like?
Connection - How is it connected to other things?
Causation- Why is it like it is?
Function - How does it work?
Reflection - How do we know?
Responsibility - What is our responsibility?
Perspective - What are the points of view?
Please see the following documents for information on our Transdiciplinary Skills.