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East Alton, Illinois Tutoring Programs
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East Alton District and Curriculum
East Alton Elementary School District and East Alton-Wood River Community High School District believe that students will perform at a high level of academic achievement by mastering the curriculum, and adhere to the expectations in the Illinois Learning Standards. It uses analysis of assessment data to determine the level of mastery. Research-based interventions, delivered by highly-qualified staff, are used to promote academic success. The school strives to provide a positive environment which facilitates learning through clearly-defined goals, assessments, and support services.
We currently cover the following East Alton-area school districts: East Alton Elementary School District #13 and East Alton-Wood River Community High School District.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the East Alton District Curriculum
Critical thinking, critical reading, and analytical writing skills are taught in all subject areas so that students will become strong communicators. Students read a variety of different kinds of texts in different formats, from novels to nonfiction in print and digital formats and develop their ability to evaluate and analyze these texts. They read for understanding and also to examine authorial intent, structure and craft, and to develop their own opinions, which they support through research and evidence.
The school provides a comprehensive, competitive curriculum for its students intended to give them the knowledge and skills they need to succeed after graduation, whether they immediately enter the workforce or instead pursue postsecondary education or enter the armed forces. Students are given clear expectations for what they should learn in each class and are also given clear expectations for their behavior. Students are expected to interact in a healthy, respectful way that demonstrates respect for themselves and others.
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Keeping Informed: Recent East Alton Educational News
- Academic Guidance Services - Alton High School’s Guidance Department exists to help students with their future goals. They have a wealth of resources for college and financial aid planning, access to new scholarship opportunities, and ideas about enrichment services available within the community.
- Extracurricular Activities - Alton High School offers many activities for students from academic clubs to music and arts offerings. Students are encouraged to find groups that connect with their interests and take opportunities to develop their leadership skills within the group. Students who are interested in starting a new group can also speak to the administration about their idea.
- EAWR Foundation - The EAWR Foundation is a local, non-profit organization that raises funds to support the educational interests of students in all the schools. Through fundraising, they are able to provide grants to teachers who need resources for an innovative project and support students with college scholarship.s
East Alton 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: Public vs. Private College
The basic difference between a pubic and a private college is how they’re funded. Private colleges are tuition-driven, which means the bulk of their operating budget comes from tuition. Because of this, most private colleges tend to have high tuitions, some of them extremely high. But they also tend to treat students more like customers, which means that they try to make the college experience more enjoyable and well-rounded. Some examples of this would be the housing that’s offered, the dining hall experience, and the academic support that’s offered to students, which tends to be more hands-on than at public universities. Also, private schools tend to be organized into colleges, whereas public tend to be universities, though there are exceptions to this.