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International Falls District and Curriculum
Students in preschool through high school in International Falls attend public school in Independent School District 361. With an enrollment of just over 1,200 students, the district is quite small. Academics are a particular strength of District 361. Strong educational programs have been developed and implemented by highly qualified teachers. The district’s curriculum is challenging, yet relevant to the needs of students who will live and work in a highly globalized world. With a variety of special programs, clubs, organizations, and athletics available to students, there are plenty of opportunities for children in International Falls to develop strong academic, social, and life skills.
We currently cover the following International Falls-area school district: Independent School District 361.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the International Falls District Curriculum
Elementary students in International Falls take part in an arts curriculum that helps them develop an understanding of the artistic foundations of various art forms. In theatre, students explore a variety of theatrical styles, including those from Western and non-Western nations. In the visual arts, learners examine the essential characteristics of visual art, including line, value, shape, space, and texture. Students in dance courses discover the basic movements upon which dances are based.
The high school math curriculum in International Falls includes an in-depth study of geometry. Learners apply properties to right triangles to solve problems. Properties are also used to solve problems related to polygons. The concepts of sine, cosign, and tangent are explored as well. Students learn how to use these ratios to determine the length and area of right triangles. The coordinate system is also used, with students learning how to use coordinates to represent and analyze polygons as well as segments.
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Keeping Informed: Recent International Falls Educational News
- College Degrees Available - Beginning with the Class of 2017, Falls High School students will have the chance to earn an associate’s degree while remaining at the high school campus. Falls High School has partnered with a number of local colleges to make the program a reality. Students are able to pursue a course of study that will most support their college and career goals.
- SchoolWay Keeps Parents Connected - ISD 361 now offers SchoolWay, an app that allows teachers, coaches, administrators, and other district officials to send push notifications to students and families. The app is available for iOS and Android devices. This is a great tool to keep families up-to-date on events in the district and to reduce the use of paper for announcements.
- Northland Special Education Cooperative - ISD 361 is a member of Northland Special Education Cooperative. The purpose of the organization is to increase the number of resources available to special needs students in rural areas. Teachers and parents work with peers in other districts to discuss best practices, learning opportunities, and help families locate resources as needed.
International Falls Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed
SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.
Chalk Talk: Math Classes Needed for College
Students that choose to attend college should be prepared by studying a variety of subjects in high school. But ensuring they have a good grasp of mathematics is especially important because of increasing competition for limited spots in colleges and universities. To build the most effective case for their academic prowess, college-bound high schoolers should take a number of math courses. Algebra and Algebra II are foundational pieces all high school students should have in their repertoire. Geometry is another important class for students to have under their belts. More advanced courses, such as pre-Calculus and AP Calculus are highly recommended as well. It is also important take to science and engineering courses that draw upon students’ math skills so that they truly understand the functions of the math they are learning.