1st what to doread the CAS handbook
planning CAS activities
2nd what to do30 hours CAS
at least 1 C, A and S activities
6 learning outcomes to achieve
1st checkpointBe sure to read the entire CAS Handbook.
Once you have a plan (approved proposal) you may begin your CAS activities.
first meeting with the CAS coordinator
you shall create your PBworks page:
invite your CAS coordinator to your page
before the break begins, you should be able to identify at least 3 learning outcomes achieved by your CAS activities
7th checkpointapproximately 140 hours of their CAS activities documented after the Holidays.
Make sure you have filled out all the relevant reflections during the holidays.
At this point you should have completed at least 8 activities of C, A and S
At least 15 learning outcomes have been achieved
last time check!near to the breaktime you must make sure that your CAS is on track, plan activities to fulfill your missing learning outcomes
make sure your C, A and S are in a good balance
2nd checkpointDP1s should have approximately 30 CAS hours documented
Meet with the CAS Coordinator if you are not on track or if you have questions
have completed at least one C, A and S
All activity (journals and reflections) are uploaded to the PBworks
At least 6 learning outcomes should been achieved
the PBworks manager to conduct PBwork workshop, if it's necessary
invite all classmates to your PBworks
3rd what to doupdating PBworks
planning new activities
3rd checkpointapproximately 40 CAS hours documented in PBworks
have completed at least 3 activities of C, A and S
journals and reflections are uploaded to PBworks
at least 8 learning outcomes have been achieved
8th checkpointnear to completion of their CAS requirements.
Review your Portfolio, Reflection and Journal to see if all requirements, the hours as well as the Learning Outcomes have been achieved.
Continue working on your CAS activities if needed.
at least 10 activities of C, A and S
At least 16 learning outcomes have been achieved (only 1 or 2, which needs to be achieved again)
finishafter this you should only focus on your studies, this is the last time to get all the missing outcomes and balanced CAS activities
4th checkpointDecember break should be a good opportunity to work on CAS activities. (Try pursue a long term activity)
9th checkpointthe breaktime is a great opportunity to finish your CAS activities if it's not done yet
doublecheck your PBworks to make sure it's in order, you have all your reflection and journals with evidence
make sure that all your activities are recorded on ManageBac as well
breaktime activitiestime for longer activity!
update your PBworks
10th checkpointall 8 learning outcomes has been achieved twice at least
all reflection provide evidence for the activity
CAS Coordinator may request a copy of your Portfolio to send to IB. If requested you will be able to keep the original for your records.
All CAS requirements must be completed and turned into the CAS Coordinator on February 1st. If February 1st falls on a non-school day, then the following school day is the deadline. Failure to meet this deadline may result in no IB diploma being awarded.
5th checkpointreview of the PBworks pages - comments are given
60 CAS hours documented
have completed at least 5 activities of C, A and S
At least 10 learning outcomes have been achieved
invite the DP Coordinator to the PBworks website
4th what to domake sure your C, A and S are in a good balance
since February you should have another 60 CAS hours
try to focus on the learning outcomes which you have not achieved yet
6th checkpoint120 hours documented in their Portfolio.
completed at least 7 activities of C, A and S
At least 13 learning outcomes have been achieved
The break is a good time to get involved with CAS activities. Review your Portfolio and the Learning Outcomes to identify the areas that you may need to focus on.