María Fernanda Martínez

IB History Teacher, IDEA Public Schools
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Writer of Curriculum, Woomanhood Project
Latinx Advocate and Activist



Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire

Columbia University, CC '18

Teaching Experience

The Woomanhood Project - 2014 to 2018

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IDEA Public Schools, Brownsville, TX


What is an International Baccalaureate (IB)?

It is an internationaly recognized curriculum for secondary school (high school) students.

The IB Diploma Programme (DP) is an academically challenging and balanced programme of education with final examinations that prepares students, aged 16 to 19, for success at university and life beyond. It has been designed to address the intellectual, social, emotional and physical well-being of students.

What is IB History of the Americas?

In short, it is the History course that falls in line with the IB Curriculum.

IB History of the Americas is generally taken by students who have already taken a year of U.S. History prior to the IB Diploma programme. It encompasses North American and South American study for both SL and HL Candidates. Both SL and HL students are required to complete one Historical Investigation to be turned in to the IBO before they take their test. HL Candidates delve further into History by looking at one Single-Party State, usually chosen by the instructor.

Why choose IB instead of AP?

AP Standards are recognized courses for credit only in the United States, and schools that acknowledge College Board's testing standards

IB is recognized worldwide and is the standard chosen by institutions to