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Steger District and Curriculum
The Elementary School District #194 and Bloom Township High School District 206 both follow the Illinois Learning Standards (ILS) as the curricular framework for teaching and learning. The ILS details the skills, concepts, and critical thinking strategies that students should develop each year. They follow along the major strands of the topics which are central to the subject, such as operations, algebra, geometry and measurement, and data analysis in Math. The subjects integrate these topics during the early years and then allow more in-depth, complex study of them during high school.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Steger District Curriculum
The Math curriculum begins by introducing numeracy and opeations, algebraic patterns and relationships, shapes and measurement, and ratios and proportions. These skills are reviewed each year and students learn increasingly complex problem-solving techniques. They are expected to attend to precision, show their work and communicate their math thinking, and become able to recognize the best way to solve various math problems. They are also expected to understand how math is applied in daily life.
The English language arts framework provides objectives in reading, writing, language and vocabulary, media literacy, communication skills, and research skills. The reading objectives detail different skills that students will learn to interpret literary works and to understand non-fiction texts. These foundational skills are some of the most important as students will use them throughout their education. The writing curriculum has broadened its scope and requires that students learn to write for creative and analytic purposes.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Steger Educational News
- Extracurricular Clubs - Bloom High School offers many activities for students from academic clubs to music and arts offerings. Students are encouraged to find a group to participate in so that they can meet peers with similar interests, collaborate on projects, and develop their abilities outside the classroom.
- Athletic Extracurriculars - Bloom Township High School offers many athletics opportunities for students, from club to varsity sports. As part of its health and wellness goals, the district hopes that students will take part in athletics and develop healthy lifelong habits.
- Academic Guidance Department - Bloom High School’s Guidance Department exists to help students with their future plans. They can assist students with finding local enrichment programs, preparing for college applications, seeking scholarships and working through applications, and with FAFSA forms.
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