The International Baccalaureate program enables us to teach Utah State Core Standards with greater rigor and depth, while also helping students develop social/emotional skills and an awareness of global issues. We believe that students learn best when instruction and assessment are differentiated to meet individual needs. The following is a sampling of the strategies, materials, and assessment tools used by our teachers. 

Language Arts

Our teachers use many resources and strategies to develop transdisciplinary units of study in Language Arts. Here are few:


Channing Hall has implemented the My Math curriculum to meet the new Utah Common Core Standards. This curriculum is a solid framework for instruction, but teachers still use their creativity and professional judgment to develop lessons for their classes.

Science/Social Studies

As much as possible, all content is taught through the IB units of inquiry. Social Studies and Science most often are the foundation of an IB unit. Teachers draw on the following resources in planning and implementing these IB units.

Tools for Assessment

Assessments provide a snapshot of a student’s ability and help teachers customize classroom instruction. In addition to regular classroom assignments, projects, and tests, we use the following assessments in accordance with state law: