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Mission and Vision  


Mission Statement  

Through rigorous and authentic educational experiences, the International Academy of Macomb will cultivate a community of reflective, balanced, and principled thinkers prepared to make a positive impact on our global society.

Vision Statements

Assessment 

The International Academy of Macomb’s approach to assessment honors the process of student-centered learning through authentic formative and summative evaluations that inform classroom instruction.  Assessments are varied and interdisciplinary, offering students the opportunity to take ownership of their learning.  Students take risks, reflect, and seek improvement throughout the process.  This philosophy is based on the International Baccalaureate criteria and state standards for assessment that emphasize critical analysis, synthesis of information, and the importance of a global, responsible, and ethical approach to learning.

Culture

The International Academy of Macomb is an exciting and cohesive learning community. It includes students, graduates, parents, educators, and area professionals and fosters global connections with a particular emphasis on Macomb County,.  Members of our community focus on developing their identities through academic rigor and an engagement in the larger society.  Our community places a special emphasis on global competence, creativity, ethics, and continuous improvement to embody the principles of the International Baccalaureate Learner Profile.

Curriculum

The International Academy of Macomb is a well-rounded, empowering program and is reflective of the International Baccalaureate philosophy.  This evolving and rigorous curriculum creates life-worthy learners through a citizen-shaping approach to international mindedness and a multifaceted, integrated course of study.

Instruction

The International Academy of Macomb strives to cultivate a meaningful student-centered learning environment.  This includes: inquiry and research-based instruction, enhanced learning through technology, varied and engaging approaches to instruction, meaningful interdisciplinary lessons, and international mindedness.  All instruction integrates and promotes the International Baccalaureate Learner Profile.