In an article in the Kokomo Tribune, Kokomo School Corporation’s International Baccalaureate program is described as a model for others to follow. The article features a recent conference held at Indiana University Kokomo for educators across the state to learn more about the IB curriculum. Kokomo School Corporation’s IB program begins in elementary grades and continues through the high school years.
Follow the link to read the article and learn more about how the IB curriculum is helping students to understand more than a local impact of current events.
According to the article, attendees at the conference included the Director of Elementary Education for the Lafayette School Corporation and IB Diploma Coordinator for the Adams High School in South Bend Community Schools Corporation.
The International Baccalaureate (IB) website says that IB aims to develop “inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who are motivated to succeed.” Students are encouraged to think independently and drive their own learning. They become more culturally aware through the development of a second language, and are able to engage with people in an increasingly globalized, rapidly changing world.