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2014-07-10 08:33:06

Dwight School ? First in the Americas to Offer All Four International Baccalaureate Programs ? Launches Innovative, Pre-Professional IBCC for High School Students NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dwight School, an independent IB World School located on Manhattan's Upper West Side, has been authorized to offer the IBCC (International Baccalaureate Career Certificate), the newest IB program designed to prepare students for successful careers in today's rapidly changing,...

2011-07-08 15:25:00

SAN ANTONIO, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Baccalaureate, a non-profit educational organization, will host its 2011 Conference of the Americas on July 21-24 at the Marriott San Antonio Rivercenter. The Conference of the Americas is a unique professional development experience that brings together school directors, coordinators, teachers, district and school board officials, and university and government representatives. The focus of this year's conference is "Service in...

2009-06-25 08:27:00

Hosted community to foster safe, authentic learning and interactions while strengthening worldwide learning community HERNDON, Va., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Baccalaureate (IB) has selected ePals, Inc., to implement and manage a customized hosted learning community for IB students, educators, alumni, and other stakeholders. The innovative site will utilize safe and collaborative communication tools to create authentic learning experiences and interactions on a global scale....

2008-09-20 12:00:45

By Neil Gonzales SAN MATEO -- Two magnet schools have gained international recognition to prepare their students early for higher education through a challenging college-readiness program. After retooling its curriculum and training staff, Sunnybrae Elementary has been certified to offer an International Baccalaureate program for primary students. "This was several years in the process and took a tremendous amount of effort from the Sunnybrae community," Joan Rosas, assistant...

2008-08-27 18:00:47

By ELISABETH HULETTE Staff Writer The second graduating class of the county's two International Baccalaureate Programmes pulled in high marks on several of their exams this year compared to worldwide scores, the school system announced last week. The announcement capped a successful second year for the program, whose first graduates last year also earned impressive scores. "This is huge," said Mary Austin, the new coordinator of the county's IB program. IB students at Old Mill had...

2008-08-25 21:00:29

By ELISABETH HULETTE Staff Writer The second graduating class of the county's two International Baccalaureate Programmes pulled in high marks on several of their exams this year compared to worldwide scores, the school system announced this week. The announcement capped a successful second year for the program, whose first graduates last year also earned impressive scores. "This is huge," said Mary Austin, the new coordinator of the county's IB program. IB students at Annapolis...

2008-07-08 21:00:26

By LINDA HALL By LINDA HALL Staff Writer WOOSTER -- They blended in at their high school graduations. On the one hand, they were part of the senior classes at their home schools, on the other, they were part of a demanding curriculum in a separate academy that is recruiting a new group of students to take their places. This spring, the first group of seniors completed the two-year college prep course of study approved by the International Baccalaureate Organization in Geneva. An...

2008-06-24 09:03:09

By The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jun. 24--MANATEE -- A few years ago, Wakeland Elementary School was a chronic underperformer. Until, that is, Wakeland was recreated as the county's only elementary international baccalaureate school. On Monday, the Manatee County School District announced Wakeland has officially been recognized as an International Baccalaureate World School. Wakeland is just the 12th elementary school in Florida to achieve that distinction, and it joins Southeast High...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.